Kabasura Kudineer Chooranam is a traditional formulation used by Siddha practitioners for effectively managing common respiratory ailments such as the flu and cold.
Kabasura Kudineer is a well known Siddha medicine that consists of a whopping 15 herbal ingredients, each of them having unique characteristic features of its own. But this Churnam is extensively aimed at boosting the lungs, improving respiratory mechanism, and treating infectious conditions like cough, cold, fever, and other respiratory infections. This Churnam became quite well-known during the times of flu owing to its therapeutic and curative qualities.
The Churnam though in powdered form is generally consumed after infusing it in water and making a decoction or kadha like consistency.
The entire world is on the brink of collapse due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Each country is deploying scientists and doctors to find a cure for COVID-19.
In this situation, the Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy), the Government of India, is working towards scientific evidence-based solutions to evaluate Kabasura Kudineer.
Kabasura kudineer or choornam possesses strong anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, antioxidant, hepato-protective, anti-pyretic, anti-asthmatic, and immunomodulatory properties. Several studies have disclosed that kabasura kudineer due to its anti-inflammatory properties aids in reducing swelling in the air passages while antibacterial and antipyretic properties ease fever.
The Choornam though in powdered form is generally consumed after infusing it in water and making a decoction or kadha like consistency.