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Avipattikara Cūrṇa

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Avipattikara Cūrṇa is a powder preparation made with the ingredients in the Formulation composition given below.

Formulation composition

Śuṇṭhī API Zingiber officinale Rz. 1 part
Marica API Piper nigrum Fr. 1 part
Pippalī API Piper longum Fr. 1 part
Harītakī API Terminalia chebula P. 1 part
Bibhītaka API Terminalia bellirica P. 1 part
Āmalakī API Phyllanthus emblica P. 1 part(Emblica offcinalis)
Mustā API Cyperus rotundus Rz. 1 part
Viḍā lavana - - 1 part
Viḍaṅga API Embelia ribes Fr. 1 part
Elā (Sūkṣmailā API) Eletteria cardamomum Sd. 1 part
Patra (Tejapatra API) Cinnamomum tamala Lf. 1 part
Lavaṅga API Syzygium aromaticum Fl. Bd. 11 parts
Trivṛt API Ipomoea turpethum Rt. 44 parts
Śarkarā API Cane sugar - 66 parts

Method of preparation

  • Take all ingredients of pharmacopoeial quality.
  • Clean, dry and powder the ingredients numbered 1 to 7 and 9 to 13 individually in a pulverizer and pass through sieve number 85.
  • Prepare fine powder of Viḍa lavana and Śarkarā separately and pass through sieve number 85. Weigh separately each powdered ingredient, mix together in specified ratio and pass through sieve number 44 to obtain a homogeneous blend.
  • Pack it in tightly closed containers to protect from light and moisture.[1]


  • Light brown, fine powder, odour characteristic of clove, with a sweet, spicy and pungent taste. The powder completely pass on through sieve number 44 and not less than 50 per cent pass on through sieve number 85.


  • Store in a cool place in tightly closed containers, protected from light and moisture.

Therapeutic uses

  • Agnimāndya (Digestive impairment), Malabandha (Constipation), Amlapitta (acidity), Arśa (Piles), Mūtrabandha (Retention of urine), Prameha (Metabolic disorder).


  • 10 g daily in divided doses


  • Honey, Water, Milk.

Physico-chemical parameters

Total ash Not more than 6 per cent
Acid-insoluble ash Not more than 0.5 per cent
Alcohol-soluble extractive Not less than 20 per cent
Water-soluble extractive Not less than 53 per cent
pH (1% aqueous solution) 4 to 6
Total sugar Not less than 39 per cent
Reducing sugars Not less than 4 per cent