Nasika Churna – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Nasika Churna is an Ayurvedic medicine in herbal powder form. It is used in the treatment of chronic rhinitis, headache, bad breath etc..


Nasika Churna  uses: 

  • It is used in treating chronic rhinitis, allergic respiratory conditions, bad breath, upper respiratory tract infections, migraine, sinusitis, head tremors, suryavartta.
  • One snuff of this invigorates anyone who is tired or lost enthusiasm from heavy work or long reading.
  • This has excellent flavour.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha.


It is administered via nasal root.

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

Nasika Choornam  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 vomiting.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.


Nasika Choorna ingredients and how to make?
10 g fine powder of each of
10 g fine powder of each of
Dhatri – Amla – Emblica officinalis / Phyllanthus emblica
Jiraka – Cumin seed – Cuminum cyminum
Mayurpiccha Kanda – Peocock tail
Jatiphala – Nutmeg (fruit) – Myristica fragrans
Jatipatra – Nutmeg (leaf) – Myristica fragrans
Balaka – Pavonia odorata
Nalada – Khus Khus – Vetiveria zizanioides
Amaya – Saussurea lappa
Yashti – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Shunti – Ginger (rhizome) – Zingiber officinalis
Chandana – Sandalwood – Santalum album
Dhupa Patra
Jambira rasa – lemon juice for grinding
Langaliphala rasa – Coconut water for grinding
Himagangodaka  – Rose water – for grinding
Karpoora – Camphor – Cinnamomum camphora
Dhupika Sara
Mrigamada – Musk

Reference, Manufacturers and Shelf Life

Reference: Sahasrayoga Churna Prakarana 64

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.

Manufacturers: Nagarjuna – Naasika choornnam

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