Lavan Bhaskar Churna

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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.

Ingredients (Composition)

Lavan Bhaskar Churna contains following ingredients:

IngredientsQuantity
Samudra Lavana (Sea Salt)8 Parts
Kala Namak (Black Salt)5 Parts
Vida Lavana2 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 Jeera2 Parts
Cinnamomum Tamala – Tejpata (Indian Bay Leaf)2 Parts
Mesua Ferrea – Nagkesar2 Parts
Abies Webbiana – Talispatra2 Parts
Garcinia Pedunculata – Amlavetasa2 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
Lemon JuiceQ.S.

Pharmacological Actions

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.

Medicinal Properties

  • Aam Pachak (Detoxifier)
  • Antioxidant
  • Antitussive
  • Antiflatulent
  • Carminative
  • Antispasmodic
  • Cholagogue
  • Appetizer
  • Digestive Stimulant
  • Mild laxative
  • Mild Diuretic

Ayurvedic Properties

RASA (Taste)Mainly LAVANA (Salty)
GUNA (Main Quality)LAGHU (Light),
VIRYA (Potency)USHNA (Hot)
PRABHAVA (Action)Carminative
DOSHA KARMA (Effect on Humors)Pacifies KAPHA DOSHA & VATA DOSHA
Dhatu (Tissue) EffectRASA, RAKTA
Organs EffectStomach, Intestine, Spleen, Liver, Lungs
Main IndicationLoss of Appetite

Therapeutic Indications

Lavan Bhaskar Churna is indicated in following health conditions:

  • Loss of Appetite or Poor Appetite
  • Abdominal Distension or Bloating
  • Spleen Enlargement
  • Flatulence
  • Malabsorption Syndrome
  • Piles
  • Abdominal Pains (Due to Excess Gas)
  • Breathing Difficulties
  • Cough
  • Constipation
  • Rheumatism
  • Fistula
  • 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.

Intestinal Gas

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.

Indigestion

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.
Children1 to 2 grams
Adults2 to 3 grams
Maximum Possible Dosage12 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.

Safety Profile

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.

Side Effects

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.

Contraindications

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.

Manufactures

  • AVP Coimbatore
  • Baidyanath
  • Dabur
  • Divya Pharmacy (Patanjali)

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