Siddha Choornam

Amukkara Kizhangu Choornam

Amukkara Kizhangu Choornam is Siddha Medicine used for the treatment of rheumatic disorders, insomnia (sleeplessness), and male infertility due to oligospermia (low count). It contains a single herb NATTU AMUKKARA (also called Ashwagandha), so it has strengthening actions and all properties of Ashwagandha root powder. It reduces inflammation and alleviating pain.

Ingredients (Composition)

Ingredients Quantity
Nattu Amukkara – Ashwagandha – Withania Somnifera 100%

Read More: Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera)

Medicinal Properties

Amukkara Kizhangu is likely to have following medicinal properties and pharmacological actions:

  • Nervine Tonic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anodyne
  • Anti-depressant
  • Antioxidant
  • Aphrodisiac
  • Cardioprotective
  • Immunomodulatory
  • Rasayana (Rejuvenating)
  • Mild Anti-asthmatic
  • Mild Anabolic effect

Indications of Amukkara Kizhangu

Amukkara Kizhangu is indicated in following health conditions:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatic Arthritis
  • Muscle spasms and muscular pain
  • Backache
  • Sleeplessness (Insomnia)
  • Debility after disease
  • General weakness
  • Male infertility due to oligospermia

Dosage & Administration

The general dosage of Amukkara Kizhangu 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: An hour Before Meal or 2 hours After Meal
Adjuvants: Milk & Ghee

Safety Profile

Amukkara Kizhangu Choornam is likely to be safe and well-tolerated when taken in recommended dosage under professional supervision.

Side Effects

There are no side effects observed with Amukkara Kizhangu Choornam.

Pregnancy & Lactation

The safety profile of Amukkara Kizhangu Choornam is not well established for pregnant women.

However, the recommended dosage of A. K. Choornam does not likely to produce any side effects during pregnancy. But pregnant women should consult a Siddha physician before using Amukkara Kizhangu Churnam.

Amukkara Kizhangu Choornam is likely to be safe to consume by lactating mothers. There are no adverse effects reported with the use of Amukkara Kizhangu Choornam in lactating mothers and breastfeeding babies.


There is no absolute contraindication for Amukkara Kizhangu Choornam.

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Dr. Jagdev Singh

Dr. Jagdev Singh (B.A.M.S., M. Sc. in Medicinal Plants) is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herbalist. He has successfully treated thousands of patients with Ayurveda (including Herbal Ayurvedic Medicine and Ayurvedic Diet). Ayur Times is an initiative of his efforts to bring quality information on Indian Medicine with the highest level of relevancy and scientific evidence.


  1. Withania somnifera powder taking time chicken and non-veg items eating or not

    1. There are no food restrictions for taking W. Somnifera powder as a supplement. You should consult an ayurvedic physician if you suffer from any disease. The restrictions can be according to the disease.

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