Panchakola Churna Powder: Herbal cure for Bloating and Abdominal pain or Colic
Panchakola Churna Powder is very common ayurvedic medicine and contains five main herbs, which have action on the digestive system. It is mainly beneficial in loss of appetite, indigestion, abdominal pain, cough, common cold, rheumatoid arthritis etc.
It is also used in panchkarma therapy in which it is prescribed for seven days before massage and steam therapy.
Main Ingredients of Panchakola Churna Powder
Long pepper, long pepper root, piper retrofractum, Plumbago zeylanica and Zingiber officinalis are ingredients present in Panchakola Churna Powder .
Pharmacological action of Panchakola Churna Powder
Panchakola Churna Powder calms the vata and reduces excess kapha in the body. Thus, it is beneficial to balance these humours in the body. Moreover, it also has action of appetizer and digestive stimulation.
Therefore, it is a very helpful herbal remedy in loss of appetite, indigestion, anorexia nervosa, and irritable bowel syndrome or malabsorption syndrome. It also has characteristics of anti-flatulent and antispasmodic so it is efficacious in abdominal pain and colic.
In rheumatoid arthritis, Ayurveda believes in the theory of toxin accumulation in the body. Panchakola Churna Powder is a highly beneficial herbal preparation to eliminate these toxins from the body. Thus, it is used at the initial stage of various panchkarma therapies as well. It also reduces pain and swelling in rheumatoid arthritis.
Uses and indications of Panchakola Churna Powder
Loss of appetite
Abdominal pain or colic
Side effects and Precautions of Panchakola Churna Powder
Panchakola Churna Powder is well tolerable in therapeutic dosage but it can cause gastritis if taken in excess quantity.
Dr. Gurnam Saini has over 15 years’ experience in Ayurvedic naturopathy treatments in Melbourne, Australia. He has completed his bachelor degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, India. He has done MD in Alternative Medicine and certificate courses in Panchakarma Detox, Pulse diagnosis and skin care. In Australia he pursued post graduate degree in mental health from La Trobe University, Melbourne (Australia). He has worked as associated Nurse Unit Management in Eastern Healths, Melbourne for 9 years. He is also a member of the Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA). He has won awards for ground-breaking work in Ayurveda globally. Read More