Twageladi Choornam – Ingredients, Uses, and Dosage

Twageladi Choornam or Twageladi Churna is an ayurvedic medicinal preparation in the form of powder. It is used in treating cough, depletive disorder, breathing difficulties, pain in the flanks, decreases kapha and improves the tone of voice.

Ingredients of Twageladi Choornam

  1. Twak (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) – 1 part
  2. Ela (Elettaria cardamomum) –  2 parts
  3. Pippali (Piper longum) – 4 parts
  4. Tugaksheeri (Bambusa bambos) – 8 parts
  5. Sharkara (Saccharum officinarum) – 16 parts

Preparation method

All the ingredients are taken separately and made powder. Then the powders are taken in a specified quantity and mixed well. This powder is known as Twageladi Choornam can be stored for use

Indications of Twageladi Choornam

  1. Swarya (Good for voice)
  2. Kasa (Cough)
  3. Kshaya (depletive disease)
  4. Shwasa (Dyspnoea)
  5. Parshwa Shoola (Pain in the flanks)
  6. Kapha nashana (decreases of kapha)

Mode of use, Dosage, and Adjuvant

It is advised 5 to 10 gms per day in divided doses or as directed by the physician.

This powder is taken along with honey or ghee

Reference :

  1. Astanga Hrudaya Chikitsa Stana 5/33-34

These ingredients are also used to prepare leam known as Twageladi Leham or Twageladi Lehyam. It should be prepared according to leha paka procedure.


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