Narikela Khanda – Uses, Dose, Side Effects And Ingredients

Narikela Khanda is a very effective Ayurvedic medicine for gastritis. Narikela – Coconut gratings is the main ingredient of this product. This product is in granules form.

Uses

It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of gastritis, gastric ulcer, abdominal pain, vomiting and wound.

Dose

5 – 10 grams once or two times a day before or after food or as advised by Ayurvedic doctor.
Dosage for children below 5 years of age – 1 – 2 grams, once or twice a day, along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.
Dosage for children between 5 – 12 years of age – 5 grams once or twice a day along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.

With western medicines
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this product along with other western (allopathic/modern) medicines. Some Ayurvedic herbs can interact with modern medicine.
If both Ayurvedic and allopathic medicines are advised together, then it is best to take allopathic medicine first, wait for 30 minutes and then, after a gap of 15 – 30 minutes, take Ayurvedic medicine or as directed by the physician.

Can this be used while taking Homeopathic medicine?
Yes. This product does not react with homeopathic medicine.

With supplements like multivitamin tablets, Omega 3 fatty acids etc?
Yes. Generally, this product goes well with most of the dietary supplements. However, if you are taking more than one product per day, please consult your doctor for an opinion.

Side Effects

There are no known side effects of this medicine.
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are diabetic. In diabetic patients, only if the blood sugar is under good control, then this medicine can be given

Ingredients

Coconut grating – 192 g is roasted in ghee – 48 g. It is added with sugar – 192 g and  and coconut water 768 ml. Heated till semisolid consistency.
It is further added with 3 grams of each of coriander seed, long pepper, Musta (Cyperus rotundus), Vamshalochana (Bambusa bambos), Cumin, Caraway, Cinnamon, Patra (Cinnamomum tamala), Cardamom and Nagakeshar (Mesua ferrea)

Reference

Bhaishajya Ratnavali Shula roga – 168 – 169

Shelf life

3 years from the date of manufacturing. Once the bottle is opened, it is best to finish it within 4 – 5 months of time.

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