Ayurvedic Choornam / Powder and Ointment for Skin Disorders

Excessive kapha is the reason of skin disorders. There are two remedies to follow along, one is to take internally and another to apply externally.  These days, lot of people are suffering from various skin disorders. Food, water, air, clothes everything is polluted with harmful chemicals thus causing skin disorders. Below are the remedies that can naturally treat these disorders.

Choornam / Powder Preparation for Internal Use

Ingredients:

  • Dried Ginger / Sonth (सोंठ) / Shonti (శొంఠీ) – 50 g [Buy Online at Amazon India / US / Canada / UK]
  • Neem / Azadirachta indica / Nimba (निम्ब) / Neem (नीम) / Vepa (వేప) leaves powder – 50 g [Buy Online at Amazon India / US / Canada / UK]
  • Indian gooseberry / Phyllanthus emblica / Amalika (अमलिक) / Amla (आम्ला) / Usirikaya (ఉసిరికాయ) powder – 50 g [Buy Online at Amazon India / US / Canada / UK]

Preparation:
Cut the dry ginger, fry it slightly and make powder. Dry the neem leaves in shade and make powder. Mix all of the above ingredients and store it in a glass bottle.

Usage:
Mix 1/4 teaspoon of this powder in a glass of lukewarm water and drink. Do this twice daily. If you are unable to drink it due to the bitterness of neem, then half the dose and gradually improve as you can.

Avoid eggplant, gongura (Hibiscus cannabinus), meat, eggs, fish, mango pickle, spicy curries, etc. in food. If you feel something in your food is exacerbating the skin condition, you should avoid it.

Ointment Preparation for External Use

Ingredients:

  • Yellow Myrobalan or Chebulic Myrobalan / Terminalia chebula / Haritaki (हरीतकी) / Harad (हरद) / Karakkaya (కరక్కాయ) powder – 20 g [Buy Online at Amazon India / US / Canada / UK]
  • Indian Beech, Pongam oiltree / Millettia pinnata / Naktamāla (नक्तमाल) / Karanj (करंज ) / Kanuga (కానుగ) seeds powder – 20 g [Buy Online at Amazon India / US / Canada / UK]
  • White mustard powder – 20 g [Buy Online at Amazon India / US / Canada / UK]
  • Turmeric Powder / Haldi (हल्दी) / Pasupu (పసుపు) – 20 g [Buy Online at Amazon India / US / Canada / UK]
  • Babchi / Psoralea corylifolia / Bakuchi (बकुची) / Babchi (बाबची) / Bavanchalu (బావంచాలు) powder – 20 g [Buy Online at Amazon India / US / Canada / UK]
  • False Black Pepper, White-flowered Embelia / Embelia ribes / Vidanga (विडंग) / Vayu vidang (वायु विडंग ) / Vayu Vidangalu (వాయువిడంగాలు), Vayu Lavangalu (వాయులవంగాలు) powder – 20 g [Buy Online at Amazon India / US / Canada / UK]
  • Rock salt / Sendha Namak (सेंधा नमक) / Saindhava Lavanamu (సైంధవలవణం) – 20 g [Buy Online at Amazon India / US / Canada / UK]

Preparation:
Mix all these 7 products well. Filter it through a cotton cloth or nylon mesh to obtain fine powder. Store it in a glass bottle.

Usage:
Take the required quantity, add cow urine, grind it and make paste.  Apply it to the affected area in the night before going to sleep and take bath next morning. If you can’t, then apply and keep it on for 1-2 hours and take bath. Before applying it, take a skin test and see if you can tolerate it. Apply a little amount on your arm and see if your skin is severely rejecting it or not. You will experience a slight burning sensation, but it is normal and will reduce in few minutes.

Also, perform varuna mudra twice a day in the morning and evening for half an hour.

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