Chitrak Haritaki Uses:
It is used in the treatment of chronic respiratory conditions, Ashtma, bronchitis, rhinitis and tuberculosis.
It is also used to improve digestion power and to treat bloating and intestinal worms.
Chitrak Haritaki Dose:
5 – 10 grams once or two times a day after food with milk.
This medicine is quite hot in nature. Hence it is advised to be taken along with milk, which is a coolant and has a calming effect over stomach.
Dosage for children below 5 years of age – 1 – 2 grams, once or twice a day, along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.
Dosage for children between 5 – 12 years of age – 5 grams once or twice a day along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.
Chitrak haritaki Side Effects:
It is better to avoid this medicine during pregnancy and lactation.
It may worsen gastritis in people with sensitive stomach.
Chitrak Haritaki Ingredients:
A 4.8 liters of decoction is prepared with each of –
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica,
Guduchi – Tinospora cordifolia
It is added with 4.8 kg of jaggery and 3.072 kg of Haritaki – Terminalia chebula.
This mixture is heated till semi solid consistency.
It is added with Trikatu – pepper, long pepper and ginger – 96 g each
Cinnamon – 96 g
Patra – Cinnamomum tamala – 96 g
Yavakshara – 24 g
And 384 grams of honey.
Chitrak Haritaki reference:
Bhaishajya Ratnavali Nasa roga – 31-33
Shelf life: 3 years from the date of manufacturing. Once the bottle is opened, it is best to finish it within 4 – 5 months of time.
Expires on or after 6 months from Today