Avipathi Choornam is a famous Ayurvedic herbal powder, used in the treatment of Pitta imbalance disorders. This product is formulated based on the principles of Kerala Ayurveda.
- Purgative for Pitta predominant patients.
Avipathi Choornam Usage:
It is used in an Ayurvedic treatment of all types of Pitta imbalance disorders such as gastritis, migraine, excessive burning sensation all over the body, increased thirst and digestion, exhaustion due to sun exposure, sunburn, dizziness etc. Avipathi Choornam is also useful in the treatment of liver disorders such as jaundice and Pitta associated with Ama(toxins). It is also effective in spider and rat poisoning treatment.
Avipathi Choornam Dosage:
One can take 1 – 3 grams once or twice a day, before or after food, or as directed by an Ayurvedic doctor. As per textual reference, it is added with little quantity of honey, made into the form of a bolus or small tablet and patient is asked to consume it. It can also be mixed with hot water.
Avipathi Choornam Ingredients:
10 grams of each of
Trikatu – Black pepper, long pepper and ginger
Twak – Cinnamon – Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Patra – Bay Leaf – Cinnamomum tamala
Elaichi – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum
Ambhoda – Mustak – Nut grass (root) – Cyperus rotundus
Krimighna – Vidanga – False black pepper – Embelia ribes
Amalaki – Amla – Indian gooseberry fruit – Emblica officinalis Gaertn.
Trivrit – Operculina Turpethum
Misri- Crystallized Sugar – 100 grams
Avipathi Choornam Side effects: Since it contains sugar, it is not indicated for diabetic people.
Overdosage may cause Diarrhea and stomach ache.
Children, pregnant and lactating mother should seek doctor’s advice before taking this product.
Questions In Your Mind About Avipattikar Choornam
Can it be given to a Diabetic Patient?
No, the product contains 50% of Misri (Crystallized Sugar) which can raise the blood sugar level of a diabetes patient. So it is not recommended for diabetic patients.
Can it be effective for a high blood pressure patient?
It is not so much effective to treat patients with high blood pressure issues as the herbs in this medicine helps to control cholesterol and manages lipid profile but it has very little effects on blood pressure.