The Sweet Cough Powder"
Sitopaladi is a traditional Ayurvedic formula for bolstering the immune system and promoting health and well-being. It promotes healthy expectoration and supports the proper function of the lungs and sinuses. It removes excess Vata, Pitta, and Kapha from the head and chest helping to promote clear, healthy respiration. “Sitopala” literally means rock candy, which is an ingredient that soothes Pitta and calms Vata. “Adi” means etcetera and refers to the heating herbs and spices that help to enkindle the digestive fire and burn Kapha.
Sitopaladi is excellent for the relief of upper respiratory congestion and bronchial conditions. It clears and opens the airways in conditions of asthma, wheezing, and hay fever. As an expectorant and lubricating action helps clear congestion (Kapha) and soothes the delicate membranes of the lungs and throat. Taken with a teaspoon of honey, it is useful for sore throat and irritating dry coughs. When taken in spring as part of a seasonal regime, Sitopaladi helps detoxify by clearing any excess Kapha that has accumulated through the winter months.
It is made with Piper longum (Pippali) is the main and is an immuno-modulating herb that aids in the prevention of all respiratory tract disorders, including asthma, allergies, and viral infections and is one of the best expectorants available in nature. Besides herbs, sugar is also used in the formulation. It gets absorbed into the body and provides nutrition and energy to digest the mucous conditions.
Expectorant, Anti-Asthmatic, Anti-Allergenic, Febrifuge, Diaphoretic & Bronchodilator
Coughs, colds, shortness of breath, asthma, wheezing, bronchitis, chest congestion, sore throat, high fever, headache, runny nose, and seasonal and allergic rhinitis.
1-3 teaspoons 1-3 x day