Reference - Sharangdhar Samhita Madhyama Khanda 6.

Introduction

Jatiphala Churna (Jatiphaladi Churna) is an ayurvedic formulation that consists of multiple effective herbs. The main herb of this Churna formulation is jatiphal (nutmeg). This is a seed kernel of the fruit. This herb is known to contain various medicinal properties like antiseptic, carminative, astringent, stomachic, anti-peristaltic and spasm relieving etc.

Ingredients

  1. Jatiphala (Myristica fragrans)
  2. Tvak (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
  3. Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
  4. Karpura (Cinnamomum camphora)
  5. Pippali (Piper longum)
  6. Tila (Sesamum indicum)
  7. Vidanga (Embelia ribes)
  8. Maricha (Piper nigrum)
  9. Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
  10. Lavanga (Syzygium aromaticum)
  11. Ela (Elettaria cardamomum)
  12. Talisa (Abies webbiana)
  13. Nagakesara (Mesua ferrea)
  14. Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  15. Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanicum)
  16. Patra (Cinnamomum tamala)
  17. Chandana (Santalum album)
  18. Tagara (Valeriana wallichi)
  19. Upakunchika (Nigella sativa)
  20. Tavakshiri (Bambusa bambos)
  21. Bhang (Cannabis sativa)
  22. Sugar

Method of preparation

Take all the herbs except bhang up to 10 grams and bhang up to 200 grams. Sugar took up to 400 gram. Powder all the herbs separately and mix together after that. The Jatiphala Churna is prepared for use.

Dose

One to three grams with water, one or two times a day after meals.

Indications

  • Cold and cough
  • Sprue syndrome
  • Anorexia
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Helpful in asthma
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Menorrhagia

Contraindications

  • Avoid in case of diabetes.
  • Over dose can cause gastritis and burning sensations.
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