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Rasnadi Choornam – Benefits, How To Use, Dosage, Ingredients

Rasnadi Choornam is an Ayurvedic medicine, used to apply over scalp, to relieve headache and sinusitis.  This herbal powder is formulated based on Kerala Ayurveda tradition. 

Rasnadi Choornam Benefits:

  • It helps to relieve headache, dizziness,  cough with sputum and sinusitis and heaviness of the head.
  • This is essential in rheumatism.
Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha

Rasnadi Choornam dosage:

For external application only.
Traditionally it is made a paste with castor oil and applied over forehead.

It is to be rubbed over the scalp over bregma in catarrh, cold, etc as a preventive as well as a curative. It is extremely useful in headache associated with sinusitis. It is to be mixed with boiled water or milk, made into a paste and applied on the forehead for immediate relief in headache.

This may also be cooked in equal quantities of Vasa (Adathoda vasica) juice and breast milk with caster or other oils and applied over the crown.

Rasnadi Choornam side effects:
There are no known side effects with this product.

Rasnadi Choornam ingredients:
Equal quantities of herbal powders of
Rasna – Pluchea lanceolata
Amukkura – Withania somnifera
Devadaru – Cedrus deodara
Katuka – Picrorhiza kurroa
Sarjarasa – Vateria indica
Kottam – Saussurea lappa
Vayampu – Acorus calamus
Gairika – Red ochre
Nisha – Turmeric – Curcuma longa
Yashti – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Bala – Sida cordifolia
Mustha – Cyperus rotundus
Vyosha – Pepper, long pepper and ginger
Puti – Holoptelea integrifolia
Sahasravedhi – Ferula asa foetida
Jala – Coleus vettiveroides
Ushira – Vetiveria zizanioiders
Phenaka – Samudraphena
Srikantha – Sandalwood – Santalum album
Aguru – Aquilaria agallocha
Tintrini dalasira – veins of tamarind leaves – Tamarindus indicus


Sahasrayoga, Choorna Prakarana

Manufacturers of this product:

  • AVN Ayurveda Formulations Pvt. Ltd.
  • Arya Vaidya Sala (Kottakkal)

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  1. How to apply on head for migraine

  2. this powder can be use for 2 year old baby if yes how to use please help me out
    thanks navin

  3. Bhushan Marathe says:

    i want buy this product,
    where I got?

  4. Will this work for arachnoid cyst?

  5. DR.VIDYA B.M says:


  6. Can this be mixed with gram power / besan to use as herbal soap ?

  7. Mohammed Ali says:

    What time it has to apply.

  8. Pooja Chaubey says:

    I have been recommended to use this product bit don’t know how to apply and where to apply. Should this be done before head bath or post head bath. How to make the mixture and where to buy.

  9. How to use this… It shoud be apply forehead or for head..

  10. M. K. Sasidharan says:

    Can we use rasnadi choornam for newborn baby

  11. Can I use it for my2 month old baby..??

  12. Sir, my mom has unknowingly administered this rasnadi churnam orally. At present her stomach is upset. please guide us this situation.

  13. Can I use this for my 1year old baby?

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