Ponkaradi Gulika is an herbo-mineral combination that neutralizes excess acidity in the stomach. It prevents abdominal spasm and flatulence, by encouraging the smooth movement of Vata through the gut.
Gutikas are solid dosage forms in which the therapeutic effects of herbs and roots are concentrated into handy pills. These are conveniently sized and easy to carry around. Ponkaradi Gulika is versatile and can be used to achieve different results through a variety of adjuvants.
Features and benefits of Ponkaradi Gulika-
- Ponkaradi Gulika stimulates appetite. It encourages the release and functioning of digestive enzymes. Relieves indigestion, abdominal gas and flatulence.
- It is an excellent carminative. It pacifies aggravated ‘Vata-Kapha’ doshas in the gut. ‘Apanavayu’ the faction of Vata that resides in the Pakwasaya (colon) and deals with the functions of assimilation and excretion, is managed beautifully by this formula. Ponkaradi Gulika prevents acidity, heartburn and malabsorption syndromes.
- It facilitates absorption. It improves bioavailability of food and medicines taken along with it. It promotes balanced nourishment.
- Ponkaradi Gulika also improves gut motility and function. It is a good remedy for irritable bowel and sprue.
- It encourages healthy gut biome and helps in restoring health to the stomach and intestinal mucosa weakened by prolonged periods of inflammation and medication.
Adult: 1-2 tablets of Ponkaradi Gulika twice daily along with a suitable adjuvant, as advised by the Physician.
Child: 1/2 – 1 tablet of Ponkaradi Gulika twice daily along with a suitable adjuvant, as advised by the Physician.
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