Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam Uses, Dose, Ingredients, Side effects

Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam is a classical Siddha medicine, used for the management of many types of fevers and flu with respiratory complications. It is in powder form used for making Kashaya of the respective choorana, manufactured by SKM Siddha & Ayurveda Company India Ltd., Erode- Tamil Nadu. It is used for reducing fever due to respiratory illness.

Kabam/Kaba mean cold or flu or watery
Asura means daemon
and thats the name KabaSura

During Swine flu outbreak, this medicine was highly recommended by Siddha doctors for prevention and reduction in symptoms.
Now, Siddha doctors are recommending this and Vathasura Kudineer for the prevention and treatment (reduction in symptom intensity) of Coronavirus (Covid 19 Virus).
Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Do not self medicate with this product.


Reference of Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam:
Siddha Formulary of India, part-1.


Ingredients of Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam:
Chukku – Shunti – Ginger – Zingiber officinale – 6.66 % – It improves taste and digestion strength. Useful in treatment of asthma and chronic respiratory disorders.
Thippili – Pippali – Long pepper – Piper longum – 6.66 % – It has all qualities of a typical spice like useful in indigestion, asthma, cough etc. 
Lavangam – Lavanga – Clove – Syzygium aromaticum – 6.66 %
Cirukancori ver – Dusparsha – Tragia involucrata – 6.66 %
Akkirakaram ver – Akarakarabha – Anacyclus pyrethrum – 6.66 % – It is used for the treatment of the diseases of the oral cavity, indigestion, swelling, sore throat, cough and diseases caused due to the predominance of vata dosha like paralysis, tremors etc.
Mulli ver – Kokilaksha – Hygrophila auriculata – 6.66 % – It is a plant mentioned in Ayurveda for the treatment of general debility, jaundice, distention of abdomen, swelling, difficulty in urination and impotency.
Kadukkaithol – Haritaki – Chebulic myrobalan – Terminalia chebula – 6.66 %
Adathodai elai – Vasa – Malabar nut – Adhatoda vasica – 6.66 %
Karpooravalli elai – Karpooravalli – Coleus amboinicus – 6.66 %
Kostam – Kusta – Saussurea lappa – 6.66 % – It is a famous Ayurvedic herb used in treating gout, skin diseases, respiratory disorders etc.
Seenthil thandu – Guduchi – Giloy – Tinospora cordifolia – 6.66 % – It has anti-pyretic and immunomodulatory effects. 
Siruthekku – Bharangi – Clerodendrum serratum – 6.66 % – It is a powerful Ayurvedic herb used in treating allergic rhinitis, asthma, fever and other inflammatory conditions.
Nilavembu samoolam – Kalamegha – Andrographis paniculata – 6.66 % – Used for the treatment of diseases of the liver, skin diseases, lack of appetite, fever and purification of the blood.
Vattathiruppi ver – Raja pata – Cissampelos pareira – 6.66 % – It is an Ayurvedic herb, used mainly in the treatment of fever, intestinal worms, non healing wounds etc.
Korai kizhangu – Musta – Cyperus rotundus – 6.66 % – It improves lactation, relieves fever, burning sensation, excessive thirst.


Indications of Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam:
Kaba suram [fever due to kaba disorders].
This product is used when fever is associated with Kapha Dosha. Kapha Dosha usually afflict the respiratory system. Hence, it is used in the treatment of respiratory disorders associated with fever.
It is especially useful when fever is associated with cough, cold and difficulty in breathing.
This medicine is traditionally used for treating a varieties of flu.


Dosage & Adjuvants of Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam:
Kaba means, Kapha Dosha.
Asura means – which helps in mitigating the Kapha disorders.
Kudineer means concoction / decoction / herbal tea.
The powder is used for preparing tea, which is then administered to the patient.

Take 5 g of powder mix it with 300 ml of water, boil & reduce to 30 ml. and give it by addition with honey twice a day, or as directed by the physician.

How long can this medicine be used?
This can be used for a period of 6 – 12 weeks, based on doctor’s advice.

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, package

Side effects of Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam:
There are no recorded side effects with this medicine.
Should be taken under medical supervision.

Presentation: Pack of 100 g & 500 g.


Kabasura Kudineer is used in the treatment of swine flu by Siddha practitioners. (source)
It has potent
anti inflammatory action – reduces swelling and brings down inflammation
Anti bacterial and antipyretic (relieves fever). (research)

Use against Coronavirus

This product is being used as a preventive remedy against a variety of viral fevers and flu. Hence, some Siddha practitioners are recommending this as a preventive remedy for Coronavirus.
Please note that there is no clear established clinical evidence for this claim. This claim is being made based on the expertise of Siddha practitioners.
Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Do not self medicate with this product.
Read related: CoronaVirus: Ayurvedic Analysis, Possible Prevention, Treatment Principles, Remedies

7 thoughts on “Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam Uses, Dose, Ingredients, Side effects”

  1. Today in this quantine period to fight all together with a virus covid19. I am suggesting a decoction from ancient ayurveda science to reduce primilinary symptoms of covid19 pandemic.
    Decoction _ haritakyadi kashayam
    Ingredients _ haritaki(terminalia chebula) giloy (tinospora cordifolia) vasa(adhatoda vasica) pippali (piper longum) black pepper (piper nigrum) tulsi(ocimum sanctum) bharangi(clerodendrum serratum) vibhitaki(terminalia bellerica) shunthi(gingiber officinalis) chitrak mool(plumbago zeylanica)
    How to prepare…. Take twice haritaki fruit and other ingredients in equal quantity boil in 200ml of water make quater of it about 40ml.mix with 20ml of honey.
    Use _ luke warm thrice a day
    Avoid use if bowel symptoms occur
    Indication _allergic cough, acute cough and cold, coryza, respiratory problem

    Dr nirmala kushwah
    NIA JAIPUR (Raj.)

  2. Lol… kaba asuran, that’s dumb! Kabasurakudi neer means phlegm fever water – kabam is one of the three humors (vaatham, piththam, kabam) according to siddha and suram or juram mean fever.


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