Allergy is an exaggerated immune response by the body to seemingly harmless stimuli. A ‘sensible’ and competent immune system is the key to absolute physical health.
Allerkhand, a versatile Immunity booster brings together the potent clinically proven anti-inflammatory & anti-histaminic action of Curcumin or Indian Turmeric with a choice list of ingredients like Indian gooseberry, Myrobalan, Tropical almond, Nutgrass and Caltrop.
Adults: 10-15 gms in a glass of lukewarm water or milk at bedtime
Children: 3-5 gms in honey or half a glass of lukewarm water at bedtime
Adults – 1-2 tablets twice daily after meals. Chewable tablet with a sweet base.
Children – 1 tablet once or twice daily, dissolved in 30 ml of lukewarm water or taken as a chewable.
Suitable for all ages.
Key Ingredients and their properties
Haridra (Curcuma longa)
Haridra is a widely prescribed Ayurvedic drug and is used in various diseases. The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of Haridra assist in preventing the progression of severe allergic response and inflammatory changes in the body. The key phytoconstituent of Haridra, Curcuminoids, work against any type of inflammation, by targeting multiple inflammatory pathways at the cellular level.
Pippali (Piper longum)
Pippali is known as “tridoshic” herb as it suits all body types. Thus regular consumption of pippali in suggested quantity can help you to immune your body to quiet an extent. Pippali has Anti-microbial, Anti-inflammatory activity. Consumption of pippali is said to exhibit antispasmodic action and hypoglycaemic effect, which is believed to lower blood sugar level. It is also reported to be an antagonist in respiratory depression. Also, due to its cooling post-digestive effect consumption of pippali is considered as a safe and effective option to avoid all sorts of digestive disorders.
Vidanga (Embilia ribes)
Commonly known as false black pepper, it has various medicinal properties and is used in different ayurvedic formulations. Vidanga is generally used to expel worms and parasites from the stomach due to its anthelmintic properties. It is beneficial for indigestion and also helps to manage constipation due to its laxative property. Taking Vidanga churna regularly might help control weight by lowering lipid levels and improving the metabolism of the body. It might also protect the heart against free cell damage by free radicals due to its cardioprotective and antioxidant activities. Vidanga might also be useful in managing depression by improving mood as well as brain functions due to its antidepressant action.
Trivrut (Operculina turpethum)
In Ayurveda, Trivrit has been included in the group of ‘ten purgative herbs (Bhedaniya Mahakashaya), group of ‘ten antidote herbs’ (Vishaghna Mahakashaya), group of ‘ten herbs supportive for therapeutic enema’ (Ashthapanopag Mahakashaya), group of ‘colon cleanser, antitumor and antidote herbs’ (Shyamadi Gana), and in the group of ‘herbs eliminating the toxins (vitiated Doshas) from the lower half of the body’ (Adhobhagahar Gana).
Hareetaki (Terminalia chebula)
Popularly known as Indian walnut for its innumerable benefits or Indian hog plum in English, it is precious for its role in improving hair health. It is useful for treating scalp infections like dandruff, itching and hair fall. It also strengthens them from the roots, prevents breakage and loss of hair and bestows silky soft, smooth hair.
Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
Commonly known as the Indian gooseberry, Amla is high in vitamin C and natural antioxidants known as flavonoids and polyphenols. When used for hair treatments, it is found to strengthen and condition follicles down to the roots. Amla oil can promote hair growth, reduce dandruff, and prevent the greying of hair.
Vibhithaki (Terminalia bellerica)
Known as beach almonds or Bedda nut tree It is rich in Vitamin C, and other antioxidants that nourish the hair roots. Bibhitaki helps in making the roots of the hair stronger, minimizing hair fall and preventing premature greying of hair strands.
Shunti (Zingiber officinale)
Basically the dry form of ginger, it is a common spice in the Indian kitchen. It bears an enormous number of pharmacological activities among those, Neuroprotective activity and activity against colon cancer have facilitated the extent of further research for finding out less toxic and more potent drugs for the better treatment of related diseases. Ginger is extensively used around the world in foods as a spice. Ginger has been used for cold-induced disease, nausea, asthma, cough, colic, heart palpitation, swellings, dyspepsia, loss of appetite, dyspnoea, vomiting, gastritis, thirst, postpartum disorders and rheumatism. It is carminative & antipyretic and is used to treat bronchitis, gastrointestinal disorders and piles.
Musta (Cyperus rotundus)
Musta is often used in Ayurveda to promote healthy menstruation. Great for reducing inflammation in the lower abdominal region, used in gastritis, fever and associated burning sensations. Also helps in relieving mental stress and irritation leading up to menstruation. It is also used in the treatment of fever.Musta is also used in supporting the liver and digestive function.
Gokshura (Tribulus terestris)
Being an amazing skin emollient, this prickly dried fruits of the gokshura tree treats skin infections and inflammatory conditions. It also helps in treating the various signs of ageing like wrinkles, fine lines, dark circles, etc. and bestows a smooth, glowing, revitalized skin.
Twak (Cinnamom verum)
It is used for Neurological disorders, cardiovascular diseases, Oxidative stress, Inflammatory diseases, Diabetes, Microbial infections, Cancer and other conditions, extensively in Ayurveda.
Patra (Cinnamomum tamala)
Also called Tejpatta, and Tejpat, in English, named as Indian Bay Leaf, and botanically Cinnamomum Tamala) it is an Indian spice as well as Ayurvedic medicine. Additionally, it stimulates the digestive enzymes, which helps to improve digestion of food and increases the bioavailability of the nutrients during the digestion process in the intestine.
Nagkesar (Mesua fera)
It is a well-known medicinal plant widely used in indigenous system of medicine. Stamens is the main constituent. The Ayurvedic drug Nagesar is considered astringent, stomachic, cooling, carminative, expectorant and purgative. It hastens fermentation and imparts fragrance to Ashava and Aristas used in Ayurveda preparations. Flowers are astringent, stomachic, expectorant, made into a paste with butter and used in bleeding piles and burning feet. The powdered flower bud is mixed with honey is given in blood dysentery, piles and leucorrhea. Bark acts as tonic after childbirth and also useful in anemia.Bark and unripe fruit are sudorific. Leaf and flower are antidysenteric.
Ela (Elettaria cardomum)
It has a very good anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties and helps in reducing inflammation.
Annabhedi sindooram (Calcined ferrous sulphate)
This is good in anemia and improves blood and allied ailments.This quickly relieves palpitation, giddiness, loss of appetite and indigestion connected with anemiaUseful in grahani. It is indicated in Ayurvedic treatment of Anemia, general weakness and irregular menstruation.