Reference - Sharangdhar Samhita Madhyama Khanda 6: 13-14.

Introduction

Panchakola Churna is an herbal formulation which consists of various herbs. Panchakola is formed of two words – pancha and kola. Pancha means five and kola means equal quantity according to the volume of a seed. So overall this Churna is the mixture of five herbs which are taken in an equal quantity.

Ingredients

  • Chavya (Piper retrofractum)
  • Pippalimoola (Piper longum) 
  • Pippali (Piper longum)
  • Shunti (Zingiber officinale)
  • Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica)

Method of Preparation

Take all the ingredients, powder individually then mix well to form Churna.

Dose

Take one fourth to half teaspoon, two to three times a day with warm water or honey.

Indications

  • Indigestion
  • Cough
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Bloating
  • Ascites
  • Anorexia
  • Loss of appetite

Contraindications

  • Take under medical supervision.
  • Over dose can cause the gastric irritation problem.
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