Eladi Choornam Uses Benefits Dosage and Side Effects

By | June 9, 2020

What is Eladi Churnam?

Eladi Churnam is an Ayurvedic medicine used mainly in urinary diseases. Apart from this, this drug purifies all the three doshas Kapha, Pitta and Vayu. This drug is diurel, that is, urine is very high by taking this medicine. If somebody feels excessive heat in the body, excessive thirst and vomiting, taking this drug provides very good benefits in these symtoms.

Eladi Choornam

Ella is called small cardamom in Sanskrit. The tasir (nature) of small cardamom is cold, hence the eladi powder is cold in nature and it calms the bile and helps in curing diseases caused by bile growth.

Because urine is very high by consuming this drug, it reduces body heat, and also provides benefit in problems such as burning sensation in urine. This powder also removes wind and phlegm defects.

Eladi Churna contains long herbs, nagakesar, motha, sandalwood and other herbs including chandan. It is a very beneficial Ayurvedic medicine which is used to overcome the problems related to the heat produced in the body.

Eladi Choornam ingredients

Ingredient Name Quantity
Elaichi (cardamom) 10%
Laung (Cloves) 10%
Kushta (Indian Costus Root) – Saussurea Lappa 10%
Nagkesar – Mesua Ferrea 10%
Ber (Indian Jujube) fruit pulp 10%
Lajja 10%
Priyangu 10%
Mustak 10%
Chandan 10%
Kapoor – Cinnamomum Camphora 10%
Reference:  SAHASRAYOGAM, CHURNA PRAKARANA, ELADI CHURNA (26)

Eladi Churnam uses and benefits

Eladi Churnam is diuretic and urine is very high by its consumption. This powder removes body heat. It is beneficial in removing urination. It suppresses vayu, pitta and phlegm.

It provides benefit in problems like thirst and heart jitter. Taking it provides relief in urinary diseases. Taking this drug is beneficial in vomiting due to excess bile.

If the patient is vomiting too much and the stomach water has gone, then it should be consumed. This medicine is partially beneficial in bronchitis.

Dosage & Directions

The general dosage of Eladi Choornam is as follows.
Children 250 to 500 mg *
Adults 1 to 1.5 grams  *
Pregnancy Contraindicated due to presence Kapoor
Twice or thrice a day with honey
When to Take: before food

Precautions & Side Effects

Eladi Churna has no side effects if taken in prescribed quantity.

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