Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam
Kaba means Kapha dosha. Asura means one which helps in mitigating Kapha dosha. If read as Sura means Jwara or fever. Kudineer means concoction/decoction/Herbal Tea.
Genre: Classical Siddha Medicine
Presentation: Powder (Choorana) form to prepare Kashaya/Concoction/Herbal Tea
- In the management many types of fever and flu with respiratory complications.
- It had an important role in the management of Swine Flu during its outbreak and was highly recommended by Siddha Practitioners for prevention and reduction of symptoms.
- Use of Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam is being recommended by Siddha practitioners for prevention and treatment (reduction in symptom intensity) of Corona Virus (COVID 19)
Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam – Ingredients
(Reference: Siddha formulary of India – Part 1 – incl. Benefits)
Each 100 grams contains
|Sl No||Botanical Name||Local – Common Name||Wt. as %|
|01||Zingiber officinale. Rz||Shunti, Ginger||5.55%|
|02||Piper longum, Fr||Pippalli, Long Pepper||5.55%|
|03||Syzygium aromaticum. St. BK||Lavangam, Lavanga, Clove||5.55%|
|04||Tragia involucrate. Rt||Chirukancori Ver, Dusparsha||5.55%|
|05||Anacyclus pyrethrum. Rt||Akkirakaram Ver, Akarakarabha||5.55%|
|06||Hygrophillia auriculata. Rt||Mulli Ver, Kokilaksha||5.55%|
|07||Terminalia chebula. Fr. R||Kadukkaithol, Haritaki||5.55%|
|08||Adathoda vasica. Lf.||Aduthodai Elai, Vasa, Malabar Nut||5.55%|
|09||Coleus ambionicus.||Karpooravalli Elai, Karpooravalli||5.55%|
|10||Saussurea lappa. Rt.||Kostam, Kusta||5.55%|
|11||Tinospora cordifolia. St.||Senthil Thandu, Guduchi, Guloy||5.55%|
|12||Clerodendrum serratum. Rt.||Siruthekku, Bharangi||5.55%|
|13||Andrograhis paniculata. Pl.||Nilavembu Samoolam, Kalamegha||5.55%|
|14||Cissampelos pareira. Rt.||Vattathiruppi Ver, Raja Pata||5.55%|
|15||Cyperus rotundus. Rz.||Korai Kizhangu, Musta||5.55%|
|16||Withania somnifera, Rt.||Ashwagandha,||5.55%|
|17||Oscimum sanctum, Lf.||Tulasi, Holy Basil||5.55%|
|18||Plumbago zeylenica, Rt||Chitraka, Indian Lederwort||5.55%|
Kabasura Kudineer Benefits
Individual ingredients uses and benefits in brief: Please refer to Sl. No as per above table of composition for Botanical and equivalent Siddha [in Tamil] Name:-
|Sl. No||Ingredient uses and benefits|
|01||Shunti – Improves taste and digestive strength, effectively treats chronic respiratory disorders.|
|02||Pippalli – Typical spice like qualities like being useful in indigestion, asthma, cough etc.,|
|03||Lavangam – As an astringent, helps in reducing excessive mucous formation.|
|04||Dusparsha – used in the treatment of asthma, cough, tuberculosis, respiratory diseases.|
|05||Akarakarabha- In diseases of Oral Cavity, swelling of mucous membrane, sore throat, cough.|
|06||Kokilaksha – Treats general debility, abdominal distention, swelling, difficulty in urination.|
|07||Haritaki – Supports healing of sore throat, coryza, effective in all Vata doshas like pain, inflammation.|
|08||Vasa – effective in treating cold, cough, chronic bronchitis and asthma.|
|09||Karpooravalli – Treats cold, cough, fever, hiccups, mouth ulcers, colic asthma. Is extensively used fortreating chest congestion in both Infants and babies.|
|10||Kusta – effective in respiratory disorders, gout, skin diseases.|
|11||Guduchi – excellent anti-pyretic and immunomodulatory effects|
|12||Bharangi – Powerful Ayurvedic Herb -Treats allergic rhinitis, asthma, fever, inflammatory conditions.|
|13||Kalamegha – Effectively treats diseases of Liver, lack of appetite, fever and purification of blood.|
|14||Raja Pata – Ayurvedic Herb – treats fever, intestinal worms and non-healing wounds|
|15||Musta – Relieves fever, burning sensation, excessive thirst.|
|16||Ashwagandha – immunity enhancer, current research indiciates action as direct anti-viral|
|17||Tulasi – potent anti-viral activity in invitro studies|
|18||Chitraka – Potent hepatoprotective, cardiotonic and antioxidant activities|
Indications of Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam
Useful in the treatment of fever associated with cough, cold, difficulty in breathing generally categorized as “Kapha dosha” which usually afflicts respiratory system. This medicine is traditionally used in treating a variety of FLU.
Dose, preparation and administration
To prepare Kashaya – concoction – herbal tea
Take 5 grams of the powder mix it in 300 ml of water, boil till reduced to 30 ml add 10 ml to 15 ml of Honey and give the preparation twice daily.
Duration: 6 to 12 weeks or as directed by the Physician.
Kabasura Kudineer – Side Effects
There are no reported side effects of this medication. Should be taken under medical supervision.
Kabasura Kudineer, 100g
Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam is an excellent Immunity booster – recommended by both the Ministry of AYUSH and the TN State Government for protection against the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Kabasura kudineer choornam has strong anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic, anti-asthmatic, hepato-protective, and immunomodulatory properties. Several studies have found that kabasura…
If both Allopathic and Ayurvedic medicines are advised or being used together it is best to use Allopathic medicine/s first then after a gap of 30 minutes take Ayurvedic medicine as advised by the Physician. It is always advised to follow your Doctor’s recommendations.
YES. This product does not react with Homeopathic medicines.
YES. Generally this product goes well with most of the dietary supplements. If you are taking more than 1 dietary supplement per day, take the opinion of your Doctor.
If you have Covid – it is recommended that you drink it twice daily for the duration of the disease.
If you live in the same house as a person with Covid, but you DON’T have Covid, you can drink it 1 time everyday.
For general immunity – Drink Kabasura Kudineer 1 time a day for a week. Give a gap of 10 days – and repeat 1 time a day for 1 week. Keep doing this for the duration of the pandemic.
Published : August 24, 2020