Sitopaladi churna is an Ayurvedic herbal blend composed of Cardamom, Ceylon Cinnamon and Long Pepper, that are known to assist in maintaining lung and respiratory health.
While cinnamon is helpful in keeping infections at bay, long pepper is known to support clear, normal breathing and managing the symptoms of bronchitis, asthma and cough.
Sitopaladi churna, in addition to promoting healthy respiration, has also been found to enhance immunity and overall wellbeing.
Each 2.5g contains:ÃÂ Sugar 1.29g, Bambusa arundinacea 650mg, Piper longum 320mg, Elettaria cardamomum 160mg, Cinnamomum zeylanicum 80mg.
Sitopaladi churna is an Ayurvedic herbal remedy composed of a mixture of four plants ingredients including Vanshlochan (Bambusa arundinacea), Pippali, (Piper longum)ÃÂÃÂ Ela (Cardamum zeylanicum), Twak (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) and Mishri.ÃÂÃÂ It is having very good anti-tussive and anti-expectorant activity and hence can be used in bronchial infections and ailments like Pneumonia, and Cough etc. It is also used as a carminative, and as a digestive agent. As aqueous extract of Sitopaladi churna is inhibiting alpha amylase enzyme activity, the churna can be used to treat the insulin resistance-disease like diabetes.ÃÂÃÂ Presence of phenolic compounds in Sitopaladi churna shows antioxidant activity and hence it can be utilized as a natural antioxidant agent.ÃÂÃÂ Flavonoids of the Sitopaladi churna shows antihistaminic and antiallergic activity Sitopaladi churna and because of this it is used in allergic conditions like hypersensitivity reaction mediated by IG-E. Mast cell stabilizing activity of the churna is due to piperine, an important chemical constituent of the formulation (1, 2).
- Makhija IK, Shreedhara CS, Ram HHNSA. Physico-chemical standardization of Sitopaladi churna. Anc Sci Life. 2012;31(3):107-16.
- Patel ND, Kanaki NS. Rapid authentication of Sitopaladi churna samples by attenuated total reflectance ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy using multivariate analysis. Spectroscopy Letters. 2021;54(6):405-18
Dosage and Directions
ÃÂ½ tsp – 1tsp take with warm water after meals or as directed by your practitioner.
Store in a cool, dry place (below 30ÃÂ°C) away from direct sunlight.