Lavan Bhaskar Churna
Lavan Bhaskar Churna is a mixture of herbs and edible salts, including samudra lavan, which is used in food preparations all over the world. Lavan helps soften food and make it easily digestible, aids secretion of saliva and gastric juices. The herbs and spices used in Lavan Bhaskar Churna are known for their carminative, digestive and stomachic properties.
Lavan Bhaskar Churna is a very famous Ayurvedic medicine for gastritis Lavan means salt. Sochal salt and black salts are the main ingredients of Lavan Bhaskar Churna. It is a traditional Ayurvedic product, having reference in many famous Ayurvedic text books. Its main ingredient is salt.
People suffering from gastrointestinal disorders complain of different symptoms such as heartburn, nausea, pain in upper abdomen, flatulence, feeling of fullness after eating food etc. These symptoms appear if a person eats god too rapidly or not chewing properly. Emotional problems and mental stress are also causes of gas and ingestion. Constipation is another cause which interferes with the normal working of gastrointestinal organs and causes gastrointestinal disorders.
Certain foods such as beans, cabbage, onions, cucumbers, radish, strawberry and some sea foods may cause indigestion problems in certain people if they are not properly cooked. Fried foods also produce gas and discomfort in the abdomen. People who indulge in excessive smoking may also suffer from gastrointestinal disorders. Many individuals swallow their food rapidly without chewing properly which causes formation of gas. Carbonated drinks release lot of carbon dioxide gas which may produce indigestion problems.
Effect of Lavan Bhaskar Churna over Tridosha - Lavan Bhaskar Churna balances Vata and Kapha at the level of stomach and intestines. (gastro intestinal tract)
Lavanbhaskar churna Benefits -
Lavan Bhaskar Churna is traditionally used in the treatment of bloating, gas problem, spleen diseases, hemorrhoids, constipation, fistula, abdominal pain, indigestion, respiratory conditions, cough, cold.
Lavanbhaskar churna side effects -
Higher dose than prescribed may cause stomach irritation and burning sensation.
Since it contains salts, people with hyper acidity, and kidney diseases, who are advised restriction on salts need to take care.
Take one teaspoon (5 grams) of Lavan bhaskar churna twice daily with water or as directed by physician.