Ushir (Khus) churna

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1. Properties & possible usage

This medicine is sheeta (Cool) in nature and pacifies Pitta and Kapha. Although its usage is mentioned here, the treatment may differ according to the physical constitution, region, season and other ailments. Hence, take the medicine as advised by the doctor.


Indications Method of taking the medicine Duration
A. Heat ailments such as inability to bear substances that generate heat in the body, mouth ulcers, burning sensation in the body, burning sensation in the urinary tract, excessive thirst, urticaria, giddiness, hairfall etc. On an empty stomach consume a mixture of 1 spoon ushir churna, 1 cup milk and 1 spoon lump sugar in the morning. After this, do not eat/drink anything for 1 hour. 7 days
B. Nausea, vomiting, loose motions, passing blood through stools Mix ushir churna, musta churna, coriander seed powder & fennel powder in equal proportion. Take 1 spoon of this mixture in 1 small bowl of hot water, 3-4 times-a-day. 3 – 4 days
C. Fever Drink ushir churna mixed in 1 small bowl of hot water 3-4 times-a-day. 3 – 4 days
D. To avoid heat ailments in summer Add ½ spoon ushir churna per litre of water and only drink this water when thirsty. Summer & Autumn (October heat)


Vaidya Meghraj Madhav Paradkar

2. Note

For children in the age group of 3-7 years & 8-14 years, the dosage should be ¼ and ½ respectively of that specified above.


3. For better efficacy of powder

Avoid consuming eatables made from maida (refined wheat flour) and besan (Gram-flour) and avoid eating sour, salty, too oily or pungent preparations; Ice-cream, molasses, curds, paneer, cheese; stale-food, eating at an inappropriate time and in excess; going out in the Sun, staying awake at night.


4. Pray to your Deity of worship before taking the medicine

O’ Deity, I am offering this medicine at Your Holy feet and partaking it as Your ‘Prasad’. Let me become disease-free by taking this medicine.

-Vaidya Meghraj Madhav Paradkar, Sanatan Ashram, Ramnathi, Goa. (11.6.2021)

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