Avipathi Choornam – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Avipathi Choornam is a famous Ayurvedic herbal powder, used in treatment of Pitta imbalance disorders. This product is formulated based on Kerala Ayurveda principles. 

Avipathi Choornam uses:
It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of all types of Pitta imbalance disorders such as gastritis, migraine, excessive burning sensation all over the body, increased thirst and digestion, exhaustion due to sun exposure, sun burn, dizziness etc. It is also useful in treatment of liver disorders such as jaundice.

Avipathy Choornam dose:
1 – 3 grams once or twice  a day, before or after food, or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. As per textual reference, it is added with little quantity of honey, made into the form of bolus or small tablet and patient is asked to consume it.

Avipathi Churnam ingredients:
10 grams of each of
Trikatu – pepper, long pepper and ginger
Twak – Cinnamon – Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Patra – Cinnamomum tamala
Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum
Ambhoda – Musta – Nut grass (root) – Cyperus rotundus
Krimighna – Vidanga – False black pepper – Embelia ribes
Amalaki – Indian gooseberry fruit – Emblica officinalis Gaertn.
Trivrit – Operculina turpethum
Sugar – 100 grams

Side effects: Since it contains sugar, it is not indicated for diabetic people.
Overdosage may cause diarrhoea and stomach ache.
Children, pregnant and lactating mother should seek doctor’s advice before taking this product.

Reference: Sahasrayoga Choorna Prakarana

Original textbook reference – 

avipathy choornam – reference


Manufacturers: AVN, AVP, Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala


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  1. Is it ok for constipation

  2. Charanjit says:

    Is it good for treating high pressure in eyes or glucoma

  3. P S Ragesh says:

    sir , it is able to use a person with bleeding ulcer

    • Hi, if you mean bleeding ulcer as in ulcerative colitis, then this medicine is not suited.
      But if it is an ulcer in limbs, due to blood disorder, then this medicine is usually used to induce purgation (Virechana Panchakarma therapy) to balance Pitta.

  4. Sir can v loose weight by using avipathi churnam

  5. what is the difference between avipathikar and avipathi churn…Can BP tablet taking people take avipathikar churn..?

  6. How to consume it for effective weight loss?

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