Chavya Powder


Piper retrofractum, root & fruit powder
Product Package : 8.11 oz, 230 gmPrimary Use : Healthy Digestion

Primary Benefits as per Ayurveda

  • Aids healthy metabolism.
  • Ignites the digestive fire in the stomach and thus aids metabolism of the body.
  • Helps to support healthy liver functions.
  • Supports digestive system.
SKU: 430 Categories: , 2X (Optimum Potency) : This product is prepared as per traditional Ayurvedic standards. This means the micro pulverized powder of the herb impregnates with its own juice or decoction by trituration (bhavna). The trituration accentuates hidden medicinal properties of the herb and to ensure that the herb, as soon as administered, is absorbed quickly at the cell level. Subtlety should be the quality by virtue of which a product can penetrate in to the smallest capillary and channels of the biological system.

Other Benefits as per Ayurveda

  • Naturally helps in passing the vatta-gas from the stomach and gives a comfortable feeling.
  • It helps to improve the digestive fire.
  • Helps to control uneasiness after heavy meals.

Possible Indications

  • Piles and Hemorrhoids
  • Anorexia
  • Constipation
  • Ama Dosha
  • Indigestion
  • Worm Infestation
  • Productive Cough, Asthma
  • Bloating
  • Abdominal Pain

As Per Ayurveda

The micronized powder of the herb is potentiated with decoction (bhavna) of the same herb.

2X-Optimum Potency-Full Spectrum

Authentic, A-Grade Quality, Sourced from its natural habitat

Supports rectum health.

Stimulates functioning of liver.

Ignites the digestive fire in stomach and thus increases metabolism of body.

Common & Uncommon Names

  • Family Name: Piperaceae
  • Botanical Name: Piper Retrofractum
  • English Name: Cubeb
  • Hindi Name: Chavya

Other Uncommon Names of This Herb

Sanskrit: Cavika, Assamese: Chupaan, Bengali: Chei, Gujarati: Chavka, Chavaka, Hindi: Chavya, Kannada: Kadumenasinaballi, Kashmiri: Chavya, Malayalam: Kattu Mulaku, Kattumulakunveru, Marathi: Chavaka, Oriya: Chainkath, Punjabi: Chabak, Tamil: Chavyam, Chevuyam, Telugu: Chevyamu, Urdu: Peepal Chab, Kababah.


  • Rasa (Taste): Katu (Pungent)
  • Guna (Characteristics): Laghu (Light), Ruksha (Un-unctuous)
  • Virya (Potency): Ushna (Hot)
  • Vipaka (Post Digestive Effect): Katu (Pungent)

Best Source

Originally from South East Asia but also cultivated in various parts of India.

Directions for Use

Take 5 Gms (half to one teaspoon) 2 times a day Chavya Powder with water 1-2 hrs after meals. Take the first dose after breakfast. If you are mixing with other herbs, use Chavya proportionately or consult your healthcare provider.


  • Pregnant/Lactating women, children or any with Known pre-existing condition should take under the advice of a healthcare provider. Keep away from the reach of children.

Ayurvedic Lifestyle

  • Nutritional diet
  • Yoga
  • Morning walk
  • Peaceful mind
  • Restful sleep

Foods to Favor

  • Fresh fruits [pomegranate, kiwi, grapes, papaya, pineapple]
  • Green vegetables [cabbage, bottle gourd, beetroot, garlic, green peas]
  • Pomegranate juice
  • Green tea
  • Honey
  • Soup of black grams
  • Lemon
  • Curd
  • Soup of green grams
  • Food rich in bitter taste

Foods to Avoid

  • Fried heavy meals that take too much time for digestion.
  • Alcohol
  • Rajma [kidney beans]
  • Sea food
  • Excessive acidic food
  • Salty food
  • Bakery products


  • Eat a high fibrous diet.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Choose organic food.
  • Eat fresh leafy vegetables.


  • Avoid excessive sugary drinks or products.
  • Avoid unnecessary stress or worries.
  • Avoid packed food that contains oils.

Classical References

  • Shivdatnighantu
  • Bhavprakesh
  • Chakradatta

Scientific References

  • Ravindran PN, Center for Medicinal Plants Research, Kerala, India. ISBN: 9057024535. CRC Press. (2000) 1-526.
  • Prajapati, N.D., Purohit, S.S., Sharma, A.K..: A Handbook of Medicinal Plants- A Complete source Book. Agrobios: India (Jodhpur); 1st Edi., 392.

Reference Classical or Govt. Approved Books

Special Notes

This herb has been approved by the Department of Ayush/ Government of India after the proper screening of scientific evidence as well as classical reference by the GOVT REGULATORY BOARD COMMITTEE.

GMP and USDA Certified Organic Manufacturing Facility: Laboratory tested for quality purity and heavy metal standards.

**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any Disease.

Weight 8.11 oz