Kabasura Kudineer is a well known Siddha medicine that consists of a whopping 15 herbal ingredients, each of them having unique characteristic features of its own. But this Churnam is extensively aimed for boosting the lungs, improving respiratory mechanism and treating infectious conditions like cough, cold, fever and other respiratory infections. This Churnam became quite well-known during the times of flu owing to its therapeutic and curative qualities.
The Churnam though in powdered form is generally consumed after infusing it in water and making a decoction or kadha like consistency.
Piper longum (pippali)
Dusparsha (cirukancori ver)
Malabar nut (adathodai elai)
Guduchi (seenthil thandu)
Raja pata (Vattathiruppi)
Musta (korai kizhangu)
Dry and grind the herbs into a coarse powder
Dry them under direct sunlight to remove the presence of any moisture particles.
Add water to the dried churnam and heat till the water reduces to ¼ to 1/8 of its initial volume.
Filter the aqueous decoction using a muslin cloth to remove the residue.
The filtrate liquid is stored and consumed within 3 hours owing to its shelf life.