Sitopaladi churna is an Ayurvedic herbal powder used for respiratory diseases such as cough, asthma and other diseases such chronic fever, loss of appetite, indigestion, sore throat, throat irritation or burning sensation and tuberculosis.

It is used for upper respiratory congestion and bronchial conditions. If taken with honey at night time gives more effect for cough extricate. Sitopaladi churna is one of the very easy-to-make Ayurvedic herbal powder mix. It is one of the best and widely used Ayurvedic medicines for cough, even for kids.

Sitopaladi Churna is an Ayurveda product, used in the treatment of respiratory diseases, cough, cold, burning sensation in palms and feet, low digestion power, loss of sensation in tongue, pain in abdomen, flanks, anorexia, bleeding from nose.


  • Taste (Rasa): Sweet, pungent
  • Energy (Virya): Heating
  • Post-digestive quality (Vipaka): Sweet
  • Quality (Guna): Light, unctuous
  • Constitution Effect (Dosa): Pacifies Vata, Pitta and Kapha but aggravates pitta if taken in excess.
  • Tissue (Dhatu): Plasma, Blood
  • Channel (Srotas): Respiratory, Digestive


S. No. Herb Used Latin Name Quantity (100 gm)
1 Sita (Sharkra) 3.20 gm
2 Vanshlochan Bambousa arundinacae 6.5 gm
3 Pippali Piper longum 12.90 gm
4 Choti Elaichi Elettaria cardamomum 25.80 gm
5 Twak Cinnamomum zeylanica 51.6 gm

1. Sitopala

The main ingredient of this formulation is Sitopala or Sita and hence it is called Sitopaladi churna. Sitopala is Ayurvedic name of Mishri. Mishri / raw sugar / candy sugar or Rock candy consist of big white, sweet lumps of crystals. It is obtained by cooling supersaturated sugar solution.

Mishri has demulcent, cooling, aphrodisiac and taste improving properties. It reduces Vata /wind inside body. It improves the taste of medicine. It is indicated in cough, burning in the chest, tastelessness, and digestive disorders.

2. Vamsalochana / Vanshlochan / Bamboo Manna

Vansa is Ayurvedic name of medicinal tree Bambusa Arundinacea. The siliceous concretion found in the joints of the female bamboo is called Vamsalochana / Bansa rochana in Sanskrit. It occurs as a bluish white translucent mass.

It has sweet, cooling, tonic, expectorant, haemostatic, aphrodisiac, diuretic and anti-cough properties. It is useful in cough, consumption, asthma, bronchitis, fever etc.

3. Pippali (Piper longum)

Pippali is known as Pippali, Pipal, Long Pepper and Dried Catkins. It is fruits of a plant Piper longum. It is pungent (Katu) in taste, hot in potency and sweet (Madhur Vipak) after digestion. The main organs on which it works are digestive, reproductive and respiratory. It has analgesic, anthelmintic, aphrodisiac, carminative and expectorant properties and is used in treatment of digestive and respiratory ailments such as gas, bloating, distension, digestive weakness, excess phlegm, asthma, bronchitis, colds, coughs and laryngitis. It is also used in rheumatic pain, gout, paralysis etc. as it reduces Vata inside body, gives relief in pain and digests Ama /Toxins.

Pippali powder is used with honey to treat cough, asthma, hoarseness, hiccup and sleeplessness. It is an alternative tonic.

4. Choti Elaichi (Elettaria cardamomum)

Elaichi is known as lesser cardamom in English. It is cool in potency. It is Tridosh-har, digestive, carminative, nutritive, laxative, and expectorant. The seeds are useful in asthma, bronchitis, throat disorders, piles, gas, vomiting, digestive disorders and cough.

5. Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)

Dalchini is bark of a tree. It is sweet, pungent, astringent and hot condiment.
It is reduces Vata and Kapha but increases Pitta.

It mainly works on digestive, respiratory and urinary system. It has alterative, analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, anti-rheumatic, antispasmodic, aromatic, astringent, carminative, demulcent, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, germicide, hemostatic, stimulant and stomachic properties.

Dalchini or Cinnamon, promotes digestion and cures respiratory ailments. It is useful for both digestive and respiratory system.


  • Kasa-shvashar: Gives relief in cough and Asthma.
  • Pratishyayhar: Gives relief in Coryza.
  • Deepan: Increase appetite.
  • KaphaVatahar: Remover of the humor of Kapha-Vata.
  • Jwarghna: Alleviates fever.

Ingredients in Sitopaladi churna have antitussive and anti-inflammatory properties. In many cases, it works well alone without any additional remedy. It is also beneficial in cough during pregnancy.

Sitopaladi churna is recommendable in inflammation of the tonsils or swollen tonsils.

Sitopaladi churna has bacteriostatic effect on tuberculosis mycobacterium. Therefore, it plays a supportive role in the management of T.B. especially when symptoms initially appear.

Misri and vanslochan have strengthening action and pacifies vata and pitta. Long pipper and cinnamon are bio-enhancer, cardamom is potent anti-oxidant.


2-6 grams with ghee and honey or it can be taken only with honey.


It is generally devoid of any side effects. But it may worsen gastritis in a few patients, especially if given before food. This herbal powder mix is not ideal for people with diabetes as it has almost half sugar.

Not recommended to use continuously for one year. At least, one will have to give one-month gap after every 2-3 months of usage, based on doctor’s advice. Because of its hot potency, best avoided during summer.


  • Product form – Herbal powder
  • Package type – Bottle
  • Package quantity – 100 grams
  • This product is free from chemicals, preservatives, yeast, pesticides, microbes, heavy metals, fillers, starch, raw powders etc.


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  • Only pure herbal powders and no other chemicals or preservatives are used in the preparation of this herbal formulation.
  • For ensuring better results, only pure herbs are used.
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  • Testing of the medicine is not done on animals.

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