Katphaladi Churna – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Katphaladi Churna is an Ayurvedic medicine in herbal powder form. It is used in the treatment of fever, throat infection, cough, asthma, etc. 

Uses

  • It is used to treat fever, throat infection, cough, cold, asthma, bronchitis, anorexia, vomiting, nausea and abdominal pain.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha.

Dose and Duration

3 grams, once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

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

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.

Contents

Katphaladi Choorna ingredients and how to make?
10 g fine powder of each of
katphala – Myrica nagi
Mustaka – Cyperus rotundus
Kiratatikta – Swertia chirata
Shati – Zadoary (root) – Hedychium spicatum / Curcuma zeodaria
Karkatashrungi – Colocynth (dried pulp) – Citrulus colocynthis
Pushkaramoola – Inula racemosa

Reference and Shelf Life

Reference: Sharangdhara Samhita Madhyama Khanda 6/38 – 39

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.

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