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Santhigiri Shaddharana Choornam

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Shaddharana Choornam is a popular Ayurvedic preparation recommended by Aurvedic doctors mainly as a laxative and cure for indigestion. This originally finds reference as Shaddharana Choornam (herbal powder) in Sushruta Samhita and Vatavyadi prakarana. It is also mentioned in Bhaishajya Ratnavali Urusthambha Chikitsa – 28/10 and Bhaishajya Ratnavali Vatavyadhi Chikitsa – 26/9-10. Today, Ayurvedic pharma companies manufacture the choornam as tablets also. 

The product consists of six ingredients – Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica), Indrayava (Holarrhena antidysenterica), Patha (Cyclea peltata), Katuka (Picrorhiza kurroa), Ativisha (Aconitum heterophyllum) and Abhaya (Terminalia chebula). The ingredients are taken in specified quantity, powdered and then mixed together.

ndication: Effective in Rheumatic complaints, , skin diseases, piles, diabetes, flatulence, rheumatoid arthritis, gall stones and obesity.

Dose :  ½ to 1 teaspoon along with gomutra or warm water, twice daily before or after food as directed by physician. Tablets 1 or 2 tablets along with water or as directed by the physician.

Side effects: May induce gastric irritation in higher dose, Used under medical supervision.

Method of Preparation: The above ingredients are powdered separately and mixed together in specified quantity. According to Astangahradayam Dharuharidra added instead of abhaya and all ingredients are grinded along with cow urine and dried under shade.

Method  of Storage: Stored in airtight container in dryplace.

Shelf life period: Around 6 month.

Reference : Bhaishajyaratnavali Vatavyadhiadhikara 26: 9-10, Bhaishajyaratnavali Urustambachikitsa 28, Sushruta samhita Vatavydhichikitsa.

Ayurvedic properties of Shaddharana Choornam:

Roga karma: Vatavydhi, kusta, arshas, shopha, pandu, prameha, amavata, urustamba, medogatavata, kaphavritavata, ajeerna, sthoulya.

Dosha karma: Kaphavatahara.

Agni karma: Deepana, pachana

Other karma: Rasaprasadaka, medohara, Kledahara, Vatanulomaka and srotoavarodhahara