What you mean is Ashtachoorna.Ashta means eight and choorna means powder. Ashtachoorna is a herbal powder of 8 ingredients. The ingredients are
It is an ayurvdeic medicne to improve digestion and to increase appetite.Ashtachoorna can be administered to people of all age groups.
It can cure stomach aches
It can correct digestive issues
It is useful to clean the stomach from worms and bacteria
It is very useful for the 'colic pain' usually found in infants and kids
It acts against loss of appetite, indigestion and all kinds of stomach upsets
Dosage: A daily intake of half to one tspoon with buttermilk, warm water or honey is a very useful home remedy and a panacea for many of our digestive problems.
It is a practice in Kerala to give ashtachoornam to lactating mothers(immediately after delivery) and infants.
It has no side effects. But beneficial to all who have gastric and digestive discomforts.