Balachaturbhadra Churna – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects, Reference

Balachaturbhadra Churna  is an Ayurvedic medicine, in herbal powder form. It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment for childhood complaints. 

Benefits

It is used in the treatment of pediatric complaints like fever, diarrhoea, cough, cold, asthma, nausea and vomitting.

Synonyms

Balachaturbhadra churnam, Balachaturbhadra choornam, Balacaturbhadrika choorna.

Effect on Tridosha – Calms Vata and Kapha

Dosage

1/2 – 1 gram given along with honey, once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by your doctor.

Shloka – Sanskrit Verse

Adjuvant (Anupana)

Honey

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

In very high dose, it may worsen gastritis. This medicine should be taken strictly under medical supervision.

Contents

Balachaturbhadra Churna  Ingredients: 

10 g of each of

Ghana (Musta) – Cyperus rotundus – Root tuber
Krsna (Pippali) – Long pepper – Piper longum – Fruit
Aruna (Ativisa) – Aconitum heterophyllum – Root tuber
Srngi (Karkatasrngi) – Pistacia integerrima

Method of Preparation

Each ingredient is powdered and weighed separately and then, mixed together to form homogeneous mixture. It is stored in a tightly closed containers.

Companies that manufacture this product: 

BAPS Amrut
Abbasi Pharmacy

Reference

Bhaisajyaratnavali, balarogadhikara: 40

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