Panchalavana Bhasmam

Panchalavana Bhasmam is an Ayurvedic medicinal preparation derived from five types of salts, commonly known as “lavana” in Sanskrit. Pancha lavana- Five salts group (These salts are Saindhava Lavana (rock salt), Sauvarchala Lavana (black salt), Vida Lavana (sea salt), Samudra Lavana (common salt), and Romaka Lavana (Himalayan salt).

To create Panchalavana Bhasmam, these salts undergo a thorough purification and incineration process, followed by grinding into a fine powder. This intricate procedure is crucial for ensuring the safety and effectiveness of the formulation.

Panchalavana Bhasmam is valued in Ayurveda for its digestive properties. It is believed to balance the digestive fire (Agni), thereby aiding in the efficient processing and absorption of nutrients. Additionally, it may be used to address specific digestive disorders and related imbalances in the body.

As with any Ayurvedic medicine, it is essential to consult a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner before using Panchalavana Bhasmam, especially if you have specific health conditions or are taking other medications. This ensures that the formulation is appropriate for your individual constitution and health needs.

It is mainly prescribed for the treatment of digestive disorders, anorexia, stomach pain, diarrhea, etc.

Medicinal plants and other ingredients used to prepare Panchalavana Bhasmam

  • Samudra (Kalluppu-Sodium chloride)
  • Saindhava,(Himalayan salt)
  • Sauvarchala, (Black salt-Sodium chloride with Iron and sulfides.)
  • Chullika (Navasadara – Ammoium chloride)
  • Kacha-Sambhar salt

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