Introduction of Sitopaladi Churna

Sitopaladi Churna is one of the most classical medicine in Ayurveda, as it treats various problems which are related to our respiratory functions, immune system, and digestive system. It has its main function to restore the normal functioning of our vital organs in the body. And its best effect is visible toward the respiratory function. Therefore, it manages Cough, Fever, and Chronic problems.

Ingredients of Sitopaladi Churna

A 310 Grams of Sitopaladi Churna contains

1. Sugar up to 51.61%, which is 160 grams
2. Vanshlochan up to 25.81%, which is 80 grams
3. Long Pepper up to 12.90% which is 40 grams
4. Green Cardamom up to 45% which is 20 grams
5. Cinnamon up to 3.23% which is 10 grams

Chemical Composition of Sitopaladi Churna

Sugar and Vanshlochan include silica as well as other ingredients which have some phytochemicals in them. Long pepper has Piperine.

Medicinal Properties of Sitopaladi Churna

Sitopaladi Churna has following healing properties.

1. Immunomodulatory
2. Antitussive
3. Anti-inflammatory
4. Adaptogenic
5. Antimicrobial – Antibacterial
6. Antacid
7. Appetizer and Digestive Stimulant
8. Antiulcerogenic
9. Antioxidant
10.Bronchodilator
11.Mild Antiviral
12.CarminativeDetoxifier
13.Tonic
14.Demulcent
15.Febrifuge

Researches of Sitopaladi Churna

The ingredients act like immunomodulator.The Long pepper as well as cinnamon act as a Bioenhancer. Piperine is most studied due to its bioavailability enhancing the action. Cardamom seeds are potent antioxidants which act on an increased level of the element, glutathione. Misri, on the other hand, strengthens VATA and PITTA energy. And Vanshlochan does the same.

The Churna can be had if people suffer from following problems

1. Tuberculosis
2. Cough
3. Chronic bronchitis
4. Debility
5. Rickets
6. Delayed Milestones
7. Acidity
8. Lack Of Physical Strength
9. Chronic Gastritis
10.Heartburn
11.Duodenal ulcer
12.Ulcer
13.Peptic ulcer
14.Ulcerative colitis
15.Mouth ulcer
16.Loss of appetite

Benefits & Medicinal Uses of Sitopaladi Churna

Cough

The ingredients are anti-inflammatory and antitussive in nature. They work great even without any extra content. It is also beneficial if it is had while being pregnant, as the ingredients are quite safe. A productive cough can also be treated as the mucus which is associated with it, gets eliminated.

Sore Throat

Sitopaladi Churna when taken with Yashad Bhasma, Gandhak Rasayana and Praval Pishti is the most beneficial thing for a sore throat.

The combination would be a potent antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-bacterial in nature. It's hugely effective in the case of Strep throat.

Although these are not that common but viral infections, on one hand, are very common. They are the flu, cold, sore throat etc. The combination is great and effective.

To chew fennel seeds many times during our day would be the best treatment to reduce symptoms of scratchy sensation inside our throat, along with a little pain too and a muffled sound/voice.

Tonsillitis

An inflammation of our tonsils is an indication to have the medicine. A good combination of medicines reduce the symptoms which are a sore throat, inflammation, swelling, tender lymph towards nodes of the neck, lastly difficulty while swallowing.

Asthma

It ain't the potent medicine to treat asthma, though it has a role in reducing inflammation, mucus production and swelling of airways. It also works well to follow combination in the management of asthma.This combination also works as a potent bronchodilator and reduces the wheezing, phlegm, coughing, short breath.

Tuberculosis

The Churna has a bacteriostatic effect on the bacteria called tuberculosis mycobacterium. The Churna plays a very supportive role to manage T.B. when the symptoms are detected. It is not beneficial during the last or advanced stages of the disease. Here, Swarna bhasma, as well as Vasant Malti Rascould, be useful to give symptomatic relief to the patients

A cough (primarily dry cough)

1. Fatigue
2. Coughing up blood
3. Loss of appetite
4. Low-grade fever
5. Night sweats
6. Debility or weakness
7. Restlessness

All these things are helped out with the help of Sitopaladi Churna

Chronic Fevers

The Churna with the Jasad Bhasma, Praval Pishti can be used to treat chronic fevers. The febrifuge effect is mild when it is combined with Praval Pishti. The ultimate role of the Churna is to digest all the toxins which cause fever and to help our body eliminate toxins.

But patients who are affected with a low-grade fever do suffer from restlessness, fatigue,  loss of appetite lastly, debility. The Churna is the drug choice for some cases.

Debility which comes after Typhoid Fever

The described medicine works toward chronic fevers and is a drug choice for debility which comes after the typhoid fever. The body feels strengthened and the elimination of toxins is improved. The metabolism here is also benefited.

Low Immunity & Recurrent Infections

The Churna has some immunomodulatory property of the ingredients, this enhances the non-specific immunity in the body. So, the children who suffer from upper respiratory tract (recurrent) infections are benefited here. 

What are the benefits of Sitopaladi Churna?

Sitopaladi Churna is one of the safe medicine which is effective in treating acute as well as a chronic cough.

Health uses

1. Effective bronchodilator.
2. Expectorant
3. Eases breathing
4. Provides strength to our body
5. Body tonic
6. Stimulates the appetite
7. Helps with anorexia nervosa.
8. Stimulates digestion
9. Beneficial for sinus congestion
10.Reduces inflammation toward nose, lungs and respiratory tract.

How does Sitopaladi work?

There are four ways

1. Expectorant
2. Dilates respiratory tract
3. Enhances immunity
4. Strengthens action

The Churna strengthens our respiratory system along with the other parts of our body. The immunity is improved and it fights off infectious diseases. As an expectorant, the phlegm decreases from our lungs and the cough reduces. The Churna dilates our respiratory tract to soothe the throat mucosa, expecting that the irritation eventually reduces in our throat and relieves us from a non-productive cough.

It's good for other health issues also 

Dosage and administration

  1. Kids-250 milligrams to 500 milligrams
  2. For adults, it is 1 gram or 2 gram
  3. It can be consumed twice a day (in divided doses) 

Side effects of Sitopaladi Churna

1. No reported side effects unless allergic to any of the ingredient
2. Even for babies, it can be given, but under proper consultation
3. It is safe for pregnant women also

Homemade Sitopaladi Churn

1. Arrange all the ingredients mentioned
2. One need to take sugar candy, Long pepper, Vanshlochan, Cardamom seeds and lastly Cinnamon
3. Powder must be made from each ingredient
4. It must be mixed as and according to the given quantities or ratios
5. Mishri is 100 grams
6. Vanshlochan is 50 grams
7. Long pepper is 25 grams
8. Cardamom Seeds is 12.5 grams
9. Cinnamon is 6.25 grams

Brands

Dabur Sitopaladi Churna 

Baidyanath Sitopaladi Churna

Kalera Sitopaladi Churna 

Zandu Sitopaladi Churna 

Sri Sri Ayurveda Sitopaladi Churna

Maharshi Badri Sitopaladi Churna 

Herbal Hills Sitopaladi Churna