Panchsakar Churna – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Panchsakar Churna  is an Ayurvedic medicine, in herbal powder form.  It is used in treating constipation.  This medicine is most commonly used in North Indian Ayurvedic practice. It is named so because all the five ingredients of this product start with the letter ‘sa’ 

Panchsakar Churna benefits:
It is used in treating constipation and bloating.

Effect on Tridosha – Calms Vata and Kapha.

Panchsakar Churna dosage:
1 – 2  grams given along with warm water or milk  once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by your doctor.

Panchsakar Churna  Side Effects:
Higher dose of this medicine may lead to diarrhoea.
People with high BP should exercise special precaution while taking this medicine.

Panchsakar Churna  Ingredients:
10 g of each of
Shunti – Ginger – Zingiber officinalis
Swarnapatri – Senna leaves – Cassia angustifolia
Shatapushpa – Anethum sowa
Balaharitaki – Unripe fruits of Terminalia chebula
Saindhava Lavana – Rock salt.


Reference: Ayurveda Sara Sangraha – Page 589

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  1. can i get the reference please????

  2. uppadoo soundesh says:

    is tripala guggulu useful for cholesterol and hyper tyroid

  3. uppadoo soundesh says:

    thanks for your help doctor. another question sir can heart patient (my mother) use panchaskar churna

  4. Can we take panch sakar churna every night

  5. I have chronic acidity problem i had prawal pishti and muktashukti pishti for a month and prob got cured i also heart palpitations which too got cured…. but currently for almost a year i hav developed dysphagia my doctor says i have esophagitis i feel difficulty in swallowing and constant throat clearing all day what should i do?

    • Dr Malini Bhat says:

      Hello Sir, Here are some effective remedies:
      1. Drink Aloe vera juice it serves to soothe your digestive tract.
      2. You can seep in dry ginger keep it in the mouth for 30 minutes. This will help relieve inflammation in the digestive tract.

  6. Can this churna be taken during pregnancy….of 2.5 months….

  7. Dr Shabnam Bano says:

    Can we use kumaryaasava in kamala and pandu patient???????

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