Pancha Jeeraka Gudam (Panch Jeerak Pak)
Pancha Jeeraka Gudam (also known as Panch Jeerak Pak) is an ayurvedic medicine used for postpartum diseases, women’s health problems, fevers, infections, phthisis, cough, asthma, anemia, debility and Vata diseases. It is mainly recommended for women after delivery for quick restoration of the health and reducing the postpartum debility and fatigue.
Table of Contents
|Jeera (Cumin Seeds) – Cuminum Cyminum||1 Part|
|Kalonji (Black Seed) – Nigella Sativa||1 Part|
|Soya (Dill) – Anethum Graveolens (Anethum Sowa)||1 Part|
|Saunf (Fennel Seeds) – Foeniculum Vulgare||1 Part|
|Ajwain (Carom Seeds) – Trachyspermum Ammi||1 Part|
|Ajmoda – Carum Roxburghianum||1 Part|
|Dhania (Coriander) – Coriandrum Sativum||1 Part|
|Methi (Fenugreek) – Trigonella Foenum-Graecum||1 Part|
|Sonth (dried ginger root) – Zingiber Officinale||1 Part|
|Pippali (Long Pepper Fruits) – Piper Longum||1 Part|
|Piplamool (Long Pepper Roots) – Piper Longum||1 Part|
|Chitrak – Plumbago Zeylanica||1 Part|
|Hauber (Juniper berry) – Juniperus Communis||1 Part|
|Vidarikand (Indian Kudzu) – Pueraria Tuberosa||1 Part|
|Haritaki – Terminalia Chebula||1 Part|
|Bibhitaki – Terminalia Bellerica||1 Part|
|Amla – Emblica Officinalis||1 Part|
|Kushta (Indian Costus Root) – Saussurea Lappa||1 Part|
|Gur – Jaggery||100 Parts|
|Cow’s Milk||64 Parts|
|Cow’s Ghee||8 Parts|
|All ingredients of Panch Jeerak Pak are mixed together and simmered until the mixture becomes thick, then it is dried and Churna is prepared.|
Pancha Jeeraka Gudam improves appetite, strength, and immunity. It also acts as a uterine detoxifier, so it is given to women after delivery to detoxify the uterus and prevent the postpartum diseases especially fever, infection, and joint pains. It also reduces AMA (toxins) in the body and improves digestive health.
Pancha Jeeraka Gudam has following healing properties.
- Aam Pachak (Detoxifier)
- Uterine detoxifier
- Digestive stimulant
Pancha Jeeraka Gudam is used in following health conditions:
- Postpartum diseases
- Postpartum debility (Debility after delivery) and fatigue
- Loss of appetite
- Infections of female reproductive system
- Common cold
- Allergic Rhinitis
- Productive cough
- Asthma mainly with wheezing and chest congestion
- Vata Diseases
Dosage & Administration
|The general dosage of Pancha Jeeraka Gudam is as follows.|
|Children||2.5 to 5 grams *|
|Adults||10 grams *|
|Maximum Possible Dosage||20 grams Per Day (in divided doses)|
|* Twice a day with warm water or lukewarm milk|
|Best Time to Take: 30 minutes before meal or an hour after meal|
Pancha Jeeraka Gudam is considerably safe in the dosage discussed above.
Side Effects of Pancha Jeeraka Gudam
There are no side effects reported with Pancha Jeeraka Gudam.
Pregnancy & Lactation
There is no reliable information available for Pancha Jeeraka Gudam and it also contains ingredients with hot potency, which may not be suitable during pregnancy. Therefore, it should be avoided during pregnancy.
In lactation, it can be used without any issue because it also increases the milk production and improves the quality of breastmilk in addition to other benefits to the mother.
There are no absolute contraindications for Pancha Jeeraka Gudam, but it contains sugar content, so diabetic patients should regularly monitor the blood glucose level and reduces the sugar intake from the other food sources.