|Etymology/ Definition||चूर्णितं बहुधा खण्डीकृतम्। सु. सू. १८/३० डल्हण|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – powder|
|Implied Meaning||It is one of the basic drug forms, which means fine powder. Most of the drugs are advised to the patient in this form. It is advisable to take Choorn`a along with different adjuvant for better effect e. g. honey, Ghee|
|Elaboration||As per S`haarangadhara Choorn`a is a substance prepared by powdering a herb and then filtering it through appropriate fine mesh.|
Its dose is three Maasha ( 3 gms .) at a time with appropriate Anupaana . Sitopalaadi Choorn`a is indicated in Raajayakshmaa ( Tuberculosis ).
|Synonyms||Raja , Kshoda|
Last updated on June 10th, 2021 at 11:39 am