Yashtimadhu churna

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1. Possible usage

This medicine is sheeta (Cool) in nature and beneficial for eyes, skin, hair and throat. Although its usage is mentioned here, the treatment may differ according to the physical constitution, region, season and other ailments. Hence, take the medicine under the advice of a qualified doctor.


Indications Method of taking the medicine Duration
A. Convulsions Every morning and evening, take 3 grams (1 spoon) of yashtimadhu churna in ½ cup of ash gourd juice. 6 months
B. Cough, throat pain, sore throat, and mouth ulcers Eat 1/4 spoon yashtimadhu churna by chewing it slowly, 4 times a day 5 days
C. Bleeding gums After the meals, chew 1/4 spoon churna and 1 spoon black sesame seeds. After 5 minutes, rinse your mouth with water. 7 days
D. Useful to induce vomiting for purification of the body during nausea due to Pitta, restlessness, headache & acidity Mix 4 spoons of yashtimadhu churna in 2 glasses of lukewarm water and drink it. Squat or sit on a stool in the washroom and try to induce vomit by rubbing the finger on the tongue. If this treatment is necessary, do it only once in 6 months. Later, take light diet (Rava upama, shira, soft cooked rice, lentil, soup of green gram, etc.) for 2 days. As per the need
E. Constipation Before the meals in the noon and at night, take 1 spoon of yashtimadhu churna and a pinch of salt with lukewarm water. 15 days
F. Acne on the face Apply a paste of yashtimadhu churna mixed in milk to the skin. Wash the paste when it dries up. 15 days
G. Heat ailments (e.g. mouth ulcers, prickly heat, burning sensation in urinary tract, giddiness) Take a mixture of 1 spoon each of yashtimadhu churna and ghee, twice-a-day. 15 days
H. Being underweight, fatigue Exercise on empty stomach in the morning. After 30 minutes, drink 1 spoon of yashtimadhu churna mixed into 1 cup milk and 2 spoons ghee. Later, for 1 hour do not eat /drink anything. 3 months
I. Fever 1/2 spoon yashtimadhu powder, 1/2 spoon juice of tulsi, 1/2 spoon of ginger, 1 spoon honey to be mixed and eaten twice-a-day. 3-5 days
J. Swelling Make a thick paste of sufficient quantity of jyeshthamadh churna and warm water, apply and leave it for 1 hour and wash it off with lukewarm water. 7 days


Vaidya Meghraj Madhav Paradkar

2. Note

A. 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

B. When yashtimadhu is consumed in greater quantity, it causes vomiting. Hence it should be consumed in the prescribed quantity only.

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


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