Nyagrodhadi churna is polyherbal Ayurvedic formulation prepared from Nyagrodha (Ficus bengalensis) and twenty-seven other medicinal herbs. This churna or powder has multifaceted action on all 20 types of prameha or polyuria and diabetes.
Prameha word is derived from the Miha sechane (means watering). Pra means excess of urine in both quality and frequency. Thus Prameha means Prabhutha mutratha or excessive urination and Avilmutratha or turbid urine.
Ayurveda divides prameha in four major types (and total 20 types) ie Kapha (again divided in 10 types), pitta type (again divided in 6 types), Vata type (again divided in 4 types). All types of Prameha are diagnosed by frequency and nature of urine.
Ingredients of Nyagrodhadi Churna
Anogeissus latifolia Dhava Stem bark, Baliospermum montanum Danti Root, Buchanania lanjan Priyala Seed (Kernel), Cajanus cajan Millsp. Adhaki Root, Cassia fistula Aragwadha Fruit pulp, Crataeva nurvala Varuna Stem bark, Emblica officinalis Amalaki Fruit (seed removed), Erythrina variegata Paribhadra Stem bark, Syzygium cuminii Jambu Seed (Kernel), Feronia limonia Kapittha Fruit pulp, Ficus bengalensis Nyagrodha Stem bark, Ficus glomerata Udumbara Stem bark Ficus religiosa Peepal Stem bark, Glycyrrhiza glabra Yashtimadhu Root, Gymnema sylvestre Meshasringi Leaf, Holarrhena antidysenterica Kutaja Stem bark
Madhuca indica Madhuka Flower, Mangifera indica Aam Seed (Kernel), Oroxylum indicum Shyonaka Stem bark, Plumbago zeylanica Chitraka Root, Pongamia pinnata Pierre Karanja Seed, Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb. Vijayasara Stem (Heartwood), f. Bhallataka Seed (Kernel), Symplocos racemosa Roxb. Lodhra Stem bark, erminalia arjuna Arjuna Stem bark, Terminalia bellirica Vibhitaki Fruit, Terminalia chebula Haritaki Fruit, Trichosanthes dioica Patola Leaf
Uses of Nyagrodhadi Churna
- All types of Prameha such as mutraghata (urine retention), mutrakrccha (dysuria)
- Madhumeha or diabetes
Dosage of Nyagrodhadi Churna
1-3 gm of churna with honey or as directed by physician.