Avipatikar is a widely used herbal remedy in Ayurveda (the traditional medicine of India). Available in dietary supplement form & is generally used as a treatment for digestive disorders.
Avipatikar is a herbal powder for acidity(burning sensation), indigestion, gastritis, burning due to excess acidity in food pipe, loss of appetite and piles, urinary problems, difficulty in urination and kidney stones.
Avipattikar is a traditional Ayurvedic blend of herbs useful in removing excess pitta from Gastro-Intestinal tract.
It works in various digestive disorders. According to ayurveda, digestive disorders often result due to imbalance in the Pitta Dosha. Avipatikar eliminates pitta dosha through virechan or it has mild purgation activity. Thus it promotes healing in the following health conditions:
Indigestion & Acid Peptic Disease
Avipattikar Churna is effective in acid peptic disorder & indigestion characterized by loss of appetite, stomach discomfort, sour and burning vomit, heartburn (Retro-sternal Burning) and burning sensation in the throat.
Gastritis is of two types – acute and chronic & defined as inflammation of stomach lining. There are many reasons behind chronic gastritis, which includes certain medications also like pain killers, anti-inflammatory drugs, Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) etc. When mucus-lined barrier weaken due to these causes, digestive juices start affecting the stomach lining and gastritis develops.
GERD (Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease)
Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic form of acid reflux. It occurs when stomach content flows back into the esophagus or food pipe. This irritates the lining of food pipe causing severe heartburn, burning in the throat, dysphasia, chest pain, hoarseness, sour taste etc. It is suggested alongwith Aarogyavardhani vati & Pitta Pacifying tablet sometimes in GERD
It has a mild laxative action, as it contains trivruth in small quantity.
This churna can be taken if you suffer from Acidity, vomiting and indigestion.
Take one teaspoon of Avipatikar Powder with warm water before going to bed and you will experience its benefits.
Avipatikar Powder acts as carminative, cholagogue, useful in biliousness/bloating.
A clinical study demonstrated efficacy of the use of Avipatikar Powder in treating digestive disorders. This study concluded 70% of the patients showed significant improvement and 30% showed moderate response.
Avipatikar Churna possess anti-inflammatory property due to presence of ingredients like trikatu and triphala. It reduces inflammation in any part of the body like kidneys, glomeruli, tubules and interstitial tissue. Therefore, it is effective in all types of nephritis including glomerulo-nephritis, interstitial nephritis and tubulo-interstitial nephritis. finally, it is one of the best herbal powder for acidity or related disorders.
Acidity linked to loose stools is the stage where we don’t advise Avipatikar Powder.