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