Shunti Churna


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Shunti is titled as “Vishvabhesaja” ie the universal medicine, for its broad range of health promoting benefits. It is one of the extensively used herb in Ayurveda.Commonly known as Ginger, is a part of various cuisines. It is specifically used for digestive disorders and inflammatory conditions. It is one among the ‘Trikatu’ ie group of  pungent herbs.

Botanical name: Zingiber officinale

Family: Scitamineae

Part used: Rhizome


Rasa: Katu

Guna: Guru,Ruksha, Tikshna

Veerya: Ushna

Vipaka: Madhura

Pacifies Vata and Kapha doshas.


Shunti benefits:

  • An appetizer, relieves anorexia
  • Cleanses and clears the tongue, improves voice
  • Ginger promotes healthy expectoration and eliminates excess Kapha, Useful in treating respiratory conditions like cough,cold, asthma
  • Traditionally used in treatment of fever, anaemia, liver disorders, piles, wounds, skin disorders
  • Acts as a Cardiac tonic. It supports healthy circulation, vasodilatation.
  • It is digestive, treats abdominal distension,colic and vomiting, relieves constipation
  • An aphrodisiac
  • Useful in inflammatory conditions like Arthritis.

Additional information


50g, 100g, 500g, 1kg