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Pentacare Katuki Churna Tablets


Kutki – Picrorhiza kurroa is a powerful Ayurvedic herb.

In powder form/tablet form.

Kutki medicinal qualities:

Rasa (Taste) – Tikta – Bitter

Vipaka – taste conversion after digestion- Katu (pungent)

Guna (qualities)-Ruksa, Laghu (light to digest)

Veerya- Sheeta (cold potency)       

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Kapha and Pitta

Part used- Root, Underground stem (Rhizome & Roots)


Powder 0.5-1 g (therapeutic) and 3-6 g (purgative). tab- as directed by teh physician.

Picrorhiza Kurroa uses:

Asrajit – being coolant, useful in bleeding disorders such as menorrhagia, nasal bleeding etc.
Dahajit – relieves burning sensation (as in case of diabetic neuropathy)
Arochaka – useful in anorexia
Vishamajvara – useful in chronic recurrent fever
Bhedani, Rechani – piercing, causes purgation / diarrhea
Deepani – improves digestion and metabolism
Hrudya – good for heart
Kapha Pitta Jwarapaha – useful in fever of Kapha and Pitta origin.
Prameha – useful in urinary tract disorders, diabetes
Shvasa – useful in asthma, dyspnoea,
Kasa – useful in cough, cold,
Kushtahara – useful in skin disorders
Orally, it is used in the treatment of Vitiligo, jaundice, hepatitis and rheumatoid arthritis.
It acts as a potent liver stimulant. In higher doses, it acts as purgative.
It is very useful in relieving intestinal worm infestation
It is useful in weight loss treatment.
Useful in restoration of liver functions after alcohol toxicity.