Ashta Churnam is a herbal formulation.
Loss of appetite, Indigestion, distaste,
Flatulence and Pain abdomen.
¼ to ½ teaspoon, two or three times daily administered along with ghee in first morsel of food or as directed by physician.
Side effects: May induce gastric irritation in higher dose, Used with caution in hypertensive patients as it contain salt.
Roga karma: Agnimandya, vatagulma, ajeerna and shula.
Dosha karma: Vatakaphahara.
Agni karma: Deepana
Other karma: Vatanulomaka, grahi, shulahara and srotoavarodahara
Ashta Churnam Ingredients:
Pippali Piper longum 1 Part
Maricha Piper nigrum 1 Part
Shunti Zingiber officinalis 1 Part
Ajamoda Carum roxburghianum 1 Part
Sainhava Rock salt 1 Part
Sweta jeeraka Cuminum cyminum 1 Part
Krishna jeeraka Carom bulbocastanum 1 Part
Shuddha Hingu (Processed with Ghee)
Ferula asafoetida 1 Part
Preparation: The above ingredients are powdered separately and mixed together in specified quantity.
Reference : Sahasrayogam.