Gulgulu Panchapala Churnam is a famous Ayurvedic medicine in powder form. It is mainly used in skin diseases and rectal fistula. This medicine is formulated based on Kerala Ayurvedic tradition.
This product contains 5 Pala (5 X 48 = 240 grams) of Guggulu. Hence the name Gulgulu Panchapala Churnam.
Guggulu Panchapala Churna benefits:
It is used in the treatment of
Kushta – Skin diseases
Bhagandara – anal fistula
Gulma – abdominal tumor, bloating
Krumi – worm infestation (infested wounds, intestinal parasites)
The above are the diseases for which the medicine is indicated as per textual reference.
Some Ayurvedic doctors, based on their experience, advise this herbal powder in the treatment of high cholesterol,
varicose veins, ulcers caused due to varicose veins etc.
Gulgulu panchapala churnam ingredients:
Guggulu – commiphora mukul – 240 grams
Magadhika (Pippali – long pepper – Piper longum) – 48 g
Terminalia chebula (Haritaki) – 48 grams
Terminalia bellirica (Vibhitaki) – 48 grams
Phyllanthus emblica (Amla) – 48 grams
Twak – Cinnamon – Cinnamomum zeylanicum – 12 grams
Triti – Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum – 12 grams
The fine powder of above is mixed into a homogeneous mass.
Dose and how to take?
The herbal powder in a dose of 1 – 3 grams, based on strength of disease and the patient is administered along with honey, before or after food, or as advised by Ayurvedic doctor.
Gugguluthikthakam ghritam or other ghees.
Guggulu Panchapala Choorna side effects:
There are no known side effects with this medicine.
For people with sensitive stomach or gastritis – better to take this medicine only after food.
A dose higher than the prescribed may cause worsening of gastritis.
Pregnant ladies should consult their doctors before taking this medicine.
This can be given to children under medical supervision, for a limited period of time.
Expiry date: One year from the date of manufacture
Manufacturers: Asoka Pharmaceuticals
Reference: Sahasrayoga, Choorna Prakarana, 75, Astangahridayam.