Dadimashtaka Churna Uses, Dose, Ingredients, Side Effects

Dadimashtaka churna is a traditional Ayurvedic medicine used for gastro intestinal complaints like diarrhoea.  Choornam refers to powder. This product is an herbal powder. The main ingredient of  Dadimashtaka churna is Pomegranate.


Dadimashtaka Churna Ingredients: 
Vamsha (Bambusa bambos) –  10 grams
Cinnamon – 20 grams
Patra – Cinnamomum tamala leaves – 20 grams
Cardamom – 20 grams
Nagakesara – Mesua ferrea – 20 grams
Yavani – Trachyspermum ammi – 40 grams
Coriander – 40 grams
White cumin seed – 40 grams
Long pepper root – 40 grams
Ginger, pepper and long pepper – 40 grams. (These three together are called Trikatu)
Pomegranate – 40 grams
Sugar – 80 grams

Sanskrit Shloka Verse



5 – 10 grams once or twice a day, or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor is the adult dose.
In children below 5 years of age, it is administered in a dose of 1 – 2 grams once or twice a day, after food with water.
In children between 5 – 12 years of age, the dose is – 2 – 5 grams once or twice a day.

Uses, Side effects, Shelf life

This herbal powder is used to correct indigestion and to treat malabsorption syndrome and diarrhoea.
It is also useful in respiratory conditions like cough.
Used to correct indigestion and to treat malabsorption syndrome, diarrhea and IBS.
It is also ideal for people who have to take the trouble of passing stools many times in a day.
It is also useful in respiratory conditions like cough.

Dadimashtaka choornam side effects – 
In higher doses, it may worsen gastritis in vulnerable people.
This product is not ideal for people with diabetes.
Over dosage or usage for long periods of Dadimasthak Churan can cause constipation.

Shelf life: 2 years from the date of manufacture. Once opened, it should be used within 2-4 months.

Classical reference

Bhaishajya Ratnavali – A Traditional Ayurvedic Book.

Manufacturer, Presentation

Manufacturer: Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal, Nagarjuna – Daadimaashtaka Choornnam
Presentation: Sachet of 10 grams

17 thoughts on “Dadimashtaka Churna Uses, Dose, Ingredients, Side Effects”

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  1. Sir, I have to go for latrine 3 and more time after reading your blog I use dadimashtaka churna since one week but problem still same what I can do.

    • Something like Kutaja ghanavati might be useful in your case. Please consult an Ayurveda doctor directly.

  2. Thanks Doctor….few queries.
    1) what is the dosage per day / per dose?
    2) How to have it ?
    3) when to have it ?
    4) how many days to have it ?
    5) It it useful to kill H Pylori which is said to be cause for ulcers and gastritis?

    Thanks doctor.

  3. Har kolagen kolit ,har också hypotyreos kan jag använda Dadimashtaka choornam och hur är dosen?


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