Pharmacological properties of the herbs:
The rationale that goes into choosing each ingredient is as FCF QS
- Menthol (Pudina Satva): It is a powerful, expectorant and demulcent and an excellent mouth freshener.
- Adulsa (Adhatoda Vasica): It is a potent bronchodilator, antiallergic (antihistamine) and expectorant agent used successfully in the treatment of common cold, cough, whooping cough, chronic bronchitis and asthma.
- Yashtimadhu ( Glycyrrhiza Glabra) : It is a like anti-tussive, anti-inflammatory, anti- ulcer, anti-oxidant, anti spasmodic, expectorant, anti-biotic, anti-viral, anti-arthritic, anti-diuretic and anti hyperglycemic agent.
- Sunth (Zingiber Officinale): It is very useful in controlling and curing chronic and repetitive cough/cold bouts.
- Cinnamon (Cinnamomum Zeylanicum) : In addition to being an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic, antimicrobial, anticancer, lipid-lowering, and cardiovascular-disease-lowering compound, cinnamon has also been reported to have activities against neurological disorders, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases
- Pippali (Piper Longum): It is a time-tested medicine for cough and common cold and other respiratory tract infections due to it’s due to its excellent expectorant properties.
- Cardamom (Elettaria Cardamomum): In addition the antispasmodic activity was determined on a rabbit intestine preparation using acetylcholine as agonist, the results proving that cardamom oil exerts its antispasmodic action through muscarinic receptor blockage.
- Vanshlochan (Bambusa arundinacea): It is an important element for bones, ligaments, tendons and skin. Vanshlochan has restorative effect on body tissues. According to ayurveda, it increases immunity, so it is a main ingredient of Sitopaladi Churna used as immuno-modulator.