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Sitopaladi Churna

Sitopaladi Churna Other Names

Hindi: Sitopaladi churna

What is Sitopaladi Churna?

Sitopaladi Churna (powder) is considered to be one of the finest, safest and effective ayurvedic formulations for treating respiratory disorders, digestive troubles, allergic reactions and enhancing immunity. It is found to reinstate lung capacity and enhance pulmonary functioning. Common ingredients of this powder formulation are dried forms of cinnamon, cardamom, pepper, raw sugar (misri) and parts of bamboo tree. This powder is often prescribed in combination with honey.

This amazing immune-booster is an anti-inflammatory, helps in balancing kapha dosha, increases bio-availability of vital compounds and is packed with antioxidants.

Common forms of Sitopaladi Churna


Sitopaladi Churna is commonly used for:

Sitopaladi Churna Dosage

Adults: 1-2gm daily.
Children: 250-500 mg daily or as prescribed by the doctor.

Sitopaladi Churna Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Not known.
Not so common side-effects: Over-consumption on empty stomach can cause gastritis.
Pregnant and Nursing mothers: Not known, is generally considered safe.
Children: Not known, is generally considered safe

May have an effect on blood glucose levels. Consult the doctor if you are on diabetic medication.

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Gulkand Scientific Name

Rosa centifolia (rose species used to make gulkand)

Gulkand Other Names

English: Rose petal jam, Rose jam, Rose petal jelly
Hindi: Gulkand
Sanskrit: Atimanjula, Shatapatrika

What is Gulkand?

Gulkand is one of a kind delicious Ayurvedic formulation. It is a jam/sweet preserve made from rose petals and honey. It has been used as ayurvedic medicine since ancient times. Gulkand has a cooling and soothing effect on the body and is often recommended as a morning supplement with a glass of milk. It helps in preventing heat related disorders especially burning eyes/palms/soles, nosebleeds, tiredness, lethargy etc during severe summers. It aids in treating constipation associated with pregnancy, acidity, gastritis, peptic ulcers, indigestion, palpitation, dysmenorrhoea. Gulkand is inherently rich in Calcium and has antioxidant properties and has been found to be effective in treating stress, skin acne, body odor, and hypertension (not associated with diabetes).

Common forms of Gulkand

Paste or Jam

Gulkand is commonly used for:

  • Treating dysmenorrhea
  • Treating and preventing Constipation
  • Aiding digestion and reducing stomach burn
  • Improving skin complexion
  • Treating mouth ulcers
  • Controlling and preventing intestinal gas
  • Preventing burning eyes, palms and soles during summers

Gulkand Dosage

Paste: 1 teaspoon
Jam: 1 tsp in the morning with milk

Gulkand Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Not known
Not so common side-effects: Not known
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Not known
Children: Not known
To be used by diabetic patients only after medical consultation.

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