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Agnimukha Choorna – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Agnimukha Choorna is an Ayurvedic medicine in herbal powder form. It is used in the treatment of bloating, indigestion, low digestion power, piles etc.


Agnimukha Choornam uses:

  • It is used in the treatment of indigestion, bloating, piles, ascites, abdominal colic, cough, asthma, bronchitis, pthisis, tuberculosis.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Pitta

Dose and Duration

Agnimukha Choorna Dosage:

3 grams, once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. It is traditional given along with wine, curds water or warm water.

How long to take?
This medicine can be safely taken for a period of upto 2-4 months.

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

Agnimukha Churna Side Effects:
Self medication with this medicine is strictly not recommended. Take this only under strict medical supervision.
Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
Diabetic, hypertensive patients, cardiac patients, obese people, pregnant ladies, lactating mothers and children should take this medicine strictly under medical supervision.
Over-dosage may cause gastritis
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.


Agnimukh Choorn ingredients and how to make?
Hingu – Asa foetida – 10 g
Vacha – Acorus calamus – 20 g
Pippali – Long pepper fruit – Piper longum – 30 g
Shringavera – Ginger Rhizome – Zingiber officinalis – 40 g
yavani – Trachyspermum ammi – 50 g
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula – 60 g
Chitraka – Lead Wort (root) – Plumbago zeylanica – 70 g
Kushta – Saussurea lappa – 80 g

Reference and Shelf Life

Reference: Yogaratnakara Ajirna Chikitsa 1 – 6

Shelf life: Two years from the date of manufacturing. If you have opened the seal of the container, better to finish the medicine within 2 – 3 months.

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This article is written by Dr. Janardhana V Hebbar BAMS, MD (Ayu), PGDPSM, Managing Director, Easy Ayurveda Hospital.
It is reviewed by Dr. Raviganesh Mogra BAMS, MD (Ayu), Chief Medical Officer, Easy Ayurveda Hospital

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