Other Benefits as per Ayurveda
- Kutaja is helpful in watery motions.
- Kutaja may support a healthy G.I. tract and the proper function of the colon.
- Root and bark may be used to maintain healthy digestion.
- Kutaja Powder may support intestinal health.
- Promotes digestion and supports detoxification.
- Kutaja Powder may remove excess of Pitta (fire) and Kapha (water) from intestine.
- Kutaja Powder may also be helpful in rectal health.
- Decoction of Kutaja Powder may be used to clean the wounds.
- The paste of Kutaja Powder may be applied on boils.
- Kutaja Powder may help to rectify Meda Dhatu (muscular tissue) because of its bitter taste thus it may also help in fit body diet plan.
- Kutaja Powder with cow’s milk may be given in maintaining health urinary tract
- Take Powder of Kutaja with Buttermilk may be beneficial in watery motions, gripping effects and check mucus and clear motions.
- Kutaja Powder may be helpful in checking of unwanted and harmful bacteria present in gastro intestinal region of body.
- Loose motions
- Bleeding disorder
- Hemorrhoids [Piles]
High quality extract of ayurvedic herb from its natural habitat. Free from gluten, soya, dairy, binder, preservatives or artificial colors.
This Kutaja Powder has been purified according to specification of traditional Ayurvedic text which is a lengthy, laborious and expensive process but it ensures that there is not any feeling of discomfort to the user with this product; which otherwise one may have with unpurified Kutaja Powder.
This powder is potentiated while mixing with the decoction (Bhavna process)/juice of the same herb.
Many plants and herbs have oils and volatile oils in their own natural form which is the integral part of the plant and also beneficial for efficacy and potency, so some of the powders may be sticky or oily due to oil content present in them because we at herbsforever do not extract any oil from the plant or do any extraction. Also we at herbsforever do not add any additive or drying agent.
Alkaloids, regholarrhenine -A, -B, -C, -D, -E and -F; pubescine, norholadiene, pubescimine, kurchinin, kurchinine, kurchinidine, holarrifine, holadiene, kurchilidine, kurchamide, kurcholessine, kurchessine, conessine and isoconessimine, and the steroidal compounds kurchinicin and holadyson.
Common & Uncommon Names
Family Name: Apocynaceae
Botanical Name: Holarrhena Antidysenterica
Sanskrit Name: Kutaja, Kalinga, Indrayava
Hindi Name: Kura, Kora, Kureya, Kurchi
Other Uncommon Names
Vatsaka, Kurchi, Coneru, Tellicherry Bark, Kura, Kora, Kureya, Indrajav, Pandhra, Kudachi, Kodsinge, Kodmurak, Kutasappalai, Kudagappala, Kodisapala-vittulu, Indrayava, Indra seeds, Kuda, Kutashappalai, Veppilai, Kurchi tree, Conessi tree, Dong gua.
Rasa (Taste): Astringent, Bitter
Virya (Action): Cooling, Calm
Vipaka (Post Digestive Effect): Pungent
Doshas: Balancing both Pitta (Agni/fire) and Kapha (water) doshas (humors). It may increase Vata (air) dosha in excess.
Guna (Characteristics): Light, Rough
Directions for Use
Take 5 Gms (half to one teaspoon) Kutaja Powder2 times a day with water 1-2 hrs after meals. Take the first dose after breakfast.
Decoction: Take 1 – 2 tea-spoon Kutaja Powder & boil it in 300 ml water on medium heat. When it becomes 70 ml; strain it and drink it before meals. If you are mixing with other herbs, use Kutaja Powder proportionately or consult your healthcare provider.
Pregnant/Lactating women, children or anyone with known pre-existing condition should strictly take under the advice of a healthcare provider. Keep away from the reach of children.
Nutritional diet, Morning walk, Yoga, Peaceful mind, Positive thinking.
Foods to Favor
Barley, oats, whole wheat grains, milk, fish, lean meat, eggs, beans, cereals, vegetable soup, egg curry, banana, yogurt, black grams and curd are recommended.
Foods to Avoid
High fiber cereals, fatty or fried food, pickles, spicy food, caffeine, alcohol, peanuts, whole milk and butter should be avoided.
- Eat smaller meals more often.
- Take a high protein diet.
- Eat boiled vegetables.
- Drink boiled water.
- Avoid beverages at meals.
- Avoid stress, fear or anger.
- Avoid alcohol consumption.
- Charak kalpstan 5
- Charak sutrastan 25
- Dutta, N. K and Iyer, S. N., J. Ind. Med. Assoc., 1968, 50, 349.
- Dhar, M. L, et. al., Ind. J. Exp. Biol., 1968, 6, 232.
- Signier, F. et. al., 1949. Medicine Tropicale, 9, 99-109, Tanguy, et. al., 1948, ibid, 8, 12-31.
- Oliver, B.B. (1986). Medicinal Plants in Tropical West Africa, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 163.
Reference Classical or Govt. Approved Books
Color, Taste, Aroma of the product may change from batch to batch.
This herb has been approved by department of Ayush/ Government of India after the proper screening of scientific evidences as well as classical reference of each ingredient by the GOVT REGULATORY BOARD COMMITTEE.
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