Hinguvachadi Choornam-An Ayurvedic Solution For Gastric Problems

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Hinguvachadi Choornam

Hinguvachadi Choornam is an ayurvedic medicine in herbal powder form. Indigestion, Anorexia Nervosa, Loss of Appetite, Bloating, and Abdominal Pain are the most common conditions treated with it.
Hing means Asafoetida, which is the main ingredient of this product. So, the Choornam is rich in carminative and digestive properties.

Ingredients Of Hinguvachadi Choornam

The ingredients of Hinguvachadi Choornam are:

  • The ingredients of Hinguvachadi Choornam are
  • Hingu, Asafoetida (Ferula asafoetida) .
  • Vacha (Acorus calamus).
  • Vijaya or Haritaki (Terminalia chebula).
  • Pashu Gandha, Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera).
  • Dadima (Punica granatum).
  • Ajamoda (Trachyspermum ammi).
  • Dhanyaka (Coriandrum sativum).
  • Patha (Cyclea peltata).
  • Pushkaramula (root of Inula racemosa).
  • Shati (Hedychium spicatum).
  • Hapusha (Juniperus communis)).
  • Agni or Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica).
  • Kshara Drwaya.
  • Tripatu
  • Trikatu
  • Ajaji or Jeeraka (Cuminum cyminum)
  • Chavya (Piper Retrofractum)
  • Tintidika (Rhus parviflora)
  • Amlavetasa (Garcinia pedunculata)

Medicinal Properties Of Hinguvachadi Choornam

Hinguvachadi Choornam has healing properties like:

  • Carminative.
  • Digestant.
  • Appetizer.
  • Laxative.
  • Diuretic.

Carminative, Digestant, Appetizer, Laxative, and Diuretic are the medicinal properties of Hinguvachadi Choornam.


The Hinguvachadi Choornam helps in treating several disorders such as:

  • Indigestion.
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
  • Constipation.
  • Flatulence.
  • Muscle cramps.
  • Bloating.

Health Benefits Of Hinguvachadi Choornam

  • Treats anorexia

    Anorexia nervosa often referred to as anorexia, is an eating disorder characterized by low weight, food restriction, body image disturbance, fear of gaining weight, and an overpowering desire to be thin. Hinguvachadi Choornam is a powerful herbal combination that helps to alleviate all of the symptoms of anorexia.

  • Good Remedy for Indigestion

    Hinguvachadi Choornam stimulates gastric secretions and improves your body's digesting capacity. Thus, it treats the problem of indigestion.

  • Improves loss of appetite

    It helps to relieve acidity and heartburn, as well as minor pain affecting the urinary bladder, anus, and other organs in the abdominal cavity, due to its carminative digesting qualities.

  • Relief from constipation

    When the Vata dosha gets aggravated, it can lead to constipation. The Hing or Asafoetida in Hinguvachadi Choornam induces defecation by softening stools and easing bowel movement. Its carminative and appetizer properties help in metabolic action and thus get relief from constipation. .

  • Treats cough and abdominal pain

    Hinguvachadi Choornam is a suitable remedy to treat cough and Asthma. It also aids in the relaxation of abdominal muscles, providing relief from stomach cramps.

  • Wipes out colicky abdominal pain

    Colic discomfort might be a mild ache, a cramp, or a sharp pain, and it usually comes after a large meal or right before bedtime. Hinguvachadi Choornam is an effective remedy for colicky stomach pain.

  • Bloating

    Asafoetida in Hinguvachadi Choornam helps in reducing bloating and other stomach problems and helps in improving digestion. It eliminates excess gas from the stomach and intestines.

  • Treats Menstrual cramps

    Hinguvachadi Choornam treats menstrual cramps or dysmenorrhea. These are throbbing pains occurring in the lower abdomen.

  • Boost Liver Function

    It also aids in the secretion of bile salts, which helps to improve metabolism.

Hinguvachadi Choornam is a combination of potent herbs for gastric complaints and management of Digestive system-related problems such as indigestion, anorexia, abdominal colic, abdominal distension, gas, acidity, and heartburn.

Dosage Of Hinguvachadi Choornam

1–3 gm before or after food, once or twice a day. Traditionally, it is given with buttermilk.

Side Effects And Contraindications

  • In the medical literature, there are no known adverse consequences of Hinguvachadi Choornam.
  • But it may induce gastric irritation in a higher dose, used with caution in hypertensive patients as it contains salt, which may elevate blood pressure.
  • It is best avoided in malnourished individuals and men seeking infertility treatment since it contains Kshara, which reduces sperm quality and quantity.


All the information related to Hinguvachadi Choornam is taken from various Ayurvedic resources. Always consult with an Ayurvedic doctor before self-medication.


  • Sahasrayogam.
  • Ashtanga Hridayam Chikitsa sthana 14/31 – 3.

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