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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

Dr JV Hebbar is an Ayurveda Doctor, Lecturer, From Mangalore, India. Click here to consult Dr Hebbar
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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

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