Sitopaladi Churna is a classical ayurvedic medicine beneficial in a variety of disease relating to respiratory system, digestive system and immune system. Most commonly, it is used as base for several remedies beneficial in respiratory diseases. The main function of Sitopaladi Churna is restoration of natural functions of respiratory, digestive, immune and several other systems of the body. The main action appears in respiratory troubles. It can work alone in management of cough, chronic fevers and debility after chronic diseases.
- Antimicrobial – Antibacterial
- Appetizer and Digestive Stimulant
- Mild Antiviral
Sitopaladi Churna is helpful in following health conditions:
- Chronic bronchitis
- Chronic fevers
- Chronic Gastritis
- Delayed Milestones
- Duodenal ulcer
- Lack Of Physical Strength
- Low immunity/recurrent infections
- Mouth ulcer
- Peptic ulcer
- Ulcerative colitis
- Loss of appetite
Sitopaladi Churna is safe Ayurvedic medicine effective in the treatment of acute and chronic cough. With various adjuvants, it can be given in both productive and non-productive cough.
Some of health benefits and uses of sitopaladi churna include:
- It is an effective bronchodilator.
- It is an expectorant and helps to reduce phlegm formation in the respiratory tract.
- It eases in breathing in patients suffering from asthma.
- It provides strength to the body and it can be used as general body tonic.
- It stimulates appetite and helps in anorexia nervosa.
- It stimulates digestion, so it is used in Ayurveda to cure indigestion, especially in which PITA type humor is involved.
- It is also beneficial in sinus congestion and infective sinusitis.
- It reduces inflammation of nose, respiratory tract and lungs.
What are the ingredients?
Unrefined sugar, dried banana, black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, pink salt.
Can we use sitopaladi churna for children?
Yes, Sitopaladi Churna can be used for kid’s respiratory problems such as cough, congestion and breathing troubles. In cases of kids, it is also beneficial in rickets, debility, delayed milestones and lack of physical strength and ADHD. In ADHD, Sitopaladi Churna is used along with Abhrak bhasma, Mukta pisti and Rajat Bhasma.
Is Sitopaladi Churna safe for children?
In India, Ayurvedic physicians use Sitopaladi Churna in kids and it is considered safe. There are no adverse reactions found while using Sitopaladi Churna in kids.
How does Sitopaladi Churna work?
In four ways:
- Dilating respiratory tract
- Strengthening action
- Enhancing immunity
Sitopaladi churna strengthens respiratory system as well as other parts of the body. It builds immunity and helps to fight off most infectious diseases. It acts as expectorant and decreases phlegm from the lungs, so it reduces productive cough. However, it is not a strong expectorant, so it assists other expectorant remedies. It dilates respiratory tracts and soothes throat mucosa, so it reduces irritation in the throat and gives relief in non-productive cough.
Due to strengthening effects, it is used in many other health conditions.
What is the dosage?
Kids: ¼ teaspoon
Adults: ½ teaspoon
Take 1-3 times per day depending on severity of illness.
How to take it?
Traditionally it is mixed in hot honey, honey & hot water.
Can we take Sitopaladi Churna in pregnancy?
Yes, it is safe in pregnancy. It does not contain anything, which can harm you or your developing child. In India, it is frequently used for treating cough in the pregnancy.
Are there any side effects?
Sitopaladi Churna is time tested and safe medicine. No side effects occur with its use as long as you don’t take too much.
Can we give it to infants? Is it safe for babies?
Yes, it can be given in infants and very useful for babies. It helps to treat cough, respiratory disorders, delayed milestones, rickets and malnutrition.
Does Sitopaladi Churna really work?
Yes, it is a time tested Ayurvedic medicine and it does really work.