Lavan Bhaskar Churna
Lavan Bhaskar Churna is an ayurvedic medicine used for abdominal ailments. It improves appetite and reduces gas formation in the intestine. It helps in the treatment of loss of appetite, abdominal distension, spleen enlargement, hemorrhoids, malabsorption syndrome, indigestion, constipation, and rheumatism.
Lavan Bhaskar Churna contains following ingredients:
|Samudra Lavana (Sea Salt)||8 Parts|
|Kala Namak (Black Salt)||5 Parts|
|Vida Lavana||2 Parts|
|Sendha Namak (Rock Salt)||2 Parts|
|Coriandrum Sativum – Dhania (Coriander)||2 Parts|
|Piper Longum – Pippali (Long Pepper Fruits)||2 Parts|
|Piper Longum – Piplamool (Long Pepper Roots)||2 Parts|
|Kala Jeera||2 Parts|
|Cinnamomum Tamala – Tejpata (Indian Bay Leaf)||2 Parts|
|Mesua Ferrea – Nagkesar||2 Parts|
|Abies Webbiana – Talispatra||2 Parts|
|Garcinia Pedunculata – Amlavetasa||2 Parts|
|Piper Nigrum – Black Pepper (Kali Mirch)||1 Part|
|Cuminum Cyminum – Jeera (Cumin Seeds)||1 Part|
|Zingiber Officinale – Sonth (dried ginger root)||1 Part|
|Anardana (Pomegranate Seeds)||4 Parts|
|Cinnamomum Zeylanicum – Dalchini (Cinnamon)||½ Part|
|Elettaria Cardamomum – Elaichi (Cardamom)||½ Part|
Lavan Bhaskar Churna acts as appetizer and carminative. It reduces Vata and Kapha Dosha in the alimentary canal. It prevents the gas formation, reduces abdominal pain and eases in defecation.
- Aam Pachak (Detoxifier)
- Digestive Stimulant
- Mild laxative
- Mild Diuretic
|RASA (Taste)||Mainly LAVANA (Salty)|
|GUNA (Main Quality)||LAGHU (Light),|
|VIRYA (Potency)||USHNA (Hot)|
|DOSHA KARMA (Effect on Humors)||Pacifies KAPHA DOSHA & VATA DOSHA|
|Dhatu (Tissue) Effect||RASA, RAKTA|
|Organs Effect||Stomach, Intestine, Spleen, Liver, Lungs|
|Main Indication||Loss of Appetite|
Lavan Bhaskar Churna is indicated in following health conditions:
- Loss of Appetite or Poor Appetite
- Abdominal Distension or Bloating
- Spleen Enlargement
- Malabsorption Syndrome
- Abdominal Pains (Due to Excess Gas)
- Breathing Difficulties
- Heart Diseases
Benefits & Medicinal Uses
Lavan Bhaskar Churna reduces AMA (toxins) formation in the stomach and intestine. Thus, it detoxifies the body and aids in the elimination of the toxic chemicals from the body. It mainly acts on the stomach and modulates the secretions of gastric acid and thus improves appetite and digestion. It also reduces gas accumulation and its formation, which ultimately helps to treat bloating, abdominal distension, gas, flatulence, abdominal pain, and constipation.
Lavan Bhaskar Churna along with Arogyavardhini Vati and Lasunadi Vati helps to treat intestinal gas. The antiflatulent action of various ingredients of Lavan Bhaskar reduces flatulence, gas formation and distension due to it.
Loss of Appetite
Lavan Bhaskar Churna improves appetite by acting on gastric secretions. It increases the secretion of the gastric juice and aids in digestion. Some ingredients also improve the liver functions and thus boost appetite.
Pain in Chest
In some cases, gas accumulates in the abdomen and patient experience pain in the chest. In such case, Lavan Bhaskar Churna along with Arogyavardhini Vati and Chiruvilwadi Kashayam is more beneficial and useful.
Many people have complaints about the belching with the taste of eaten foods, difficulty to digest food, abdominal heaviness, etc. In such cases, Lavan Bhaskar Churna is highly beneficial. It can be used along with warm water 30 minutes before a meal with warm water and immediately after a meal with buttermilk.
Dosage & Administration
|The general dosage of Lavan Bhaskar Churna is as follows.|
|Children||1 to 2 grams|
|Adults||2 to 3 grams|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||12 grams Per Day (in divided doses) **|
|* Twice a day with Water or Buttermilk|
|Best Time to Take: Before food or After Food|
|** The maximum dosage of Lavan Bhaskar Churna is a general estimate.|
Lavan Bhaskar Churna is considerably safe and well-tolerated in most individuals when Lavan Bhaskar is taken in the recommended dosage under the supervision of an ayurvedic physician. Lavan Bhaskar Churna is well suitable for people having Vata and Kapha dominance in symptoms.
There are no side effects observed with Lavan Bhaskar Churna.
Pregnancy & Lactation
The safety profile of Lavan Bhaskar Churna is not well established for pregnant women. However, ingredients used in Lavan Bhaskar Churna in provided ratio are not likely to cause any side effects during pregnancy. You should consult an ayurvedic physician before using Lavan Bhaskar during pregnancy.
Lavan Bhaskar Churna is likely to be safe to consume by lactating mothers. There are no adverse effects reported with the use of Lavan Bhaskar Churna in lactating mothers and breastfeeding babies.
Lavan Bhaskar Churna contains a high content of salt, so it may result in increase intake of sodium. Therefore, it should not be consumed by people on salt-restricted diet or with elevated serum sodium levels.
- AVP Coimbatore
- Divya Pharmacy (Patanjali)