Dose of Katphal in Medicine
It enters into the composition of numerous formulae for these diseases. The following is an example.
Katphaladi Churna: Take the bark of Myrica sapida, tubers of Cyperus rotundus (mustaka), root of Picrorrhiza Kurroa (katuki), Curcuma Zedoaria (sati), Rhus succedanea (Karkata Sringi), and the root of Aplotaxis auriculata (kushta) in equal parts and mix to form a powder. This powder is given in doses of about a drachm with the addition of ginger-juice and honey in affections of the throat, cough and asthma. In catarrh with headache the powdered bark is occasionally used as a snuff.
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