Amukkara Choornam is Siddha Medicine used for the treatment of insomnia, splenomegaly (spleen enlargement), anemia, pruritus, pneumonitis, wheezing, and spasm. It is also beneficial in arthritic disorders including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and backache. It can help to treat leucorrhoea, debility, hiccup, and cough occurring due to the weakness of the lungs.
|Nattu Amukkara Kizhangu – Ashwagandha – Withania Somnifera||25.2%|
|Chukku – Sonth (ginger) – Zingiber Officinale||12.6%|
|Thippili – Pippali (Long Pepper) – Piper Longum||6.3%|
|Milagu – Kali Mirch (Black Pepper) – Piper Nigrum||3.15%|
|Elam – Elaichi (Cardamom) – Elettaria Cardamomum||1.57%|
|Sirunagapoo – Dalchini (Cinnamon) – Cinnamomum Verum||0.79%|
|Kirambu – Laung (Clove) – Syzygium Aromaticum||0.39%|
|Sakkarai – Khand (Sugar) – Saccharum Officinarum||50%|
|Reference: AGATHIYAR VAIDHYA RATHTHINA CHURUKKAM|
Amukkara Choornam is likely to have following medicinal properties and pharmacological actions:
- Nervine Tonic
- Rasayana (Rejuvenating)
- Mild Anti-asthmatic
- Mild Anabolic effect
Indications of Amukkara Choornam
Amukkara Churnam is indicated in following health conditions:
- General weakness or debility
- Splenomegaly (spleen enlargement)
- Cough due to weakness of the lungs or due to lung disease
Based on ingredients, it should also be beneficial in following health conditions:
- Other pain disorders related to musculoskeletal system
Dosage and Administration
|The general dosage of Amukkara Choornam is as follows.|
|Children||500 to 1000 mg|
|Adults||1 to 2 grams|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||6 grams Per Day (in divided doses) **|
|* Twice a day with appropriate adjuvant|
|Best Time to Take: Before Meal or After Meal|
|** The maximum dosage of MEDICINE NAME is a general estimate.|
|Adjuvants: Milk, Honey & Ghee|
|Purpose of Use||Adjuvants|
|Strengthening, Inducing Sleep & Osteoarthritis||Milk or Ghee|
Amukkara Choornam is likely to be safe and well-tolerated when taken in recommended dosage under professional supervision.
Side Effects of Amukkara Choornam
There are no side effects observed with Amukkara Choornam.
Pregnancy & Lactation
The safety profile of Amukkara Choornam is not well established for pregnant women.
However, the recommended dosage of Amukkara Churnam does not likely to produce any side effects during pregnancy. But pregnant women should consult a Siddha physician before using Amukkara Churnam.
Amukkara Choornam is likely to be safe to consume by lactating mothers. There are no adverse effects reported with the use of Amukkara Churnam in lactating mothers and breastfeeding babies.
There is no absolute contraindication for Amukkara Choornam.