- Traditional Blend of eight unique spices with special action on excess of Vata in the digestive system
- Dislodges accumulated ama from the gut and normalizes flow of Vata
- Helps to regulate gut secretions and breakdown nutrients
- Supports the absorption and assimilation of micronutrients
- Promotes normal peristalsis and eases abdominal fullness
- Encourages regular bowel movements
Why will you love Hingvashtak Powder?
Hingvashtak is the traditional herbal mixture of pink Himalayan salt, spices and herbs that pacify excess of Vata in the body particularly from the gut. The literal meaning of Hingvashtak is “Hing with eight ingredients' '. The warm potency of Hingvashtak is capable of gently stoking the metabolic fire and directing Vata downwards to improve peristalsis. The herbs in this formula activates the gastrointestinal tract and increases digestive function. The primary herb Hing along with Nigella seeds has balancing maintains healthy gut flora and eases occasional intestinal gas. Hingvastak also contains Trikatu (three pungent herbs) which cleanses and supports the gastrointestinal health and the salt helps to reduce the gut dryness. Cumin and Ajwain seeds have downward directing action on Vata. By maintaining healthy gut secretions Hingvashtak helps to breakdown and support assimilation of nutrients. All the eight ingredients in this formula effectively promote healthy elimination of ama and remove stagnation. This formula works synergistically with other formulations to promote their assimilation and action. This blend has a balancing action particularly for Vata and Kapha dosha.
Why chose Athreya Hingvashtak powder?
Athreya Hingvashtak powder contains resin from hing which is activated by roasting it in ghee enhancing Vata to move downwards along the GI tract. Black cumin and cumin are both powdered fresh in order to preserve their essential oil which together normalizes the gut flora.
Our expert practitioners (Ayurvedic Vaidyas classically trained in India) have carefully curated the ingredients for this all-natural blend. They select only ethically wildcrafted and certified organic ingredients. Organically grown plants come from organic farms. We ensure that the farmers do not use pesticides or toxic chemicals during the harvest or processing. We also source fresh ingredients, cultivated in the ideal topographical environment. Careful sourcing increases the quality of the ingredients and the effectiveness of the supplementation.
While we source ingredients in India, we manufacture the product in the USA. Here we use the purest natural whole herb, delivering it in a plant-based veggie capsule. So, unlike tablets, it does not contain any fillers, excipients, herbal extracts, binding agents, or additive chemicals. This guarantees you access to whole foods and traditional products. Our herbal supplements go through multiple quality assurance checks before they reach your doorstep. We offer only the best for your health and wellbeing.
The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated these statements. Athreya Herbs products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The information contained in this website is provided for general informational purposes only. Advice on treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a licensed healthcare practitioner.
Part used – Seeds, Resin, Salt
Taste (Rasa) –Salty, Pungent, Spicy, Bitter
Quality (Guna) – Oily , Sharp
Potency (Veerya)– Warming
Post Digestive Effect (Vipaka) – Pungent
Action on Doshas – Balances Vata and Kapha.
Action on Organ system – Digestive and Excretory Systems
Phytonutrients inside Hingvashtak Powder?
Many of the above benefits of Hingvashtak can be attributed to its exceptional phytonutrient content. As with many spices, the terpenes, phenolic acid compounds, flavonoids, propanoids, glycosides, tannins, volatile essential oil (thymol), mucilage, etc found in Hingvashtak possess antifungal and anti-inflammatory activity.
Mixed with the first morsel of food, 1/4 teaspoon along ghee. Also it can be consumed with warm water twice daily, or as directed by your health practitioner.
Please consult with your physician prior to the use of this product if you are pregnant, nursing, on medication, or have a medical condition. Do not use it if the seal is broken. Keep out of the reach of children.
Ayurveda Carrier Substances (Anupans) for Hingvashtak Powder (Hyperlink required for Anupans ???)
Universal – Warm Water
Vata dosha – Ghee
Kapha dosha – Warm Water
* Anupana- Anupana is the carrier substance or vehicle that carries herbs into the body for proper assimilation. The herb becomes more potent when given with suitable Anupana.
Hingu (Ferula asafoetida), Cumin (Cuminum cyminum), Ajamoda (Apium graveolens), Black Pepper (Piper nigrum), Black Cumin (Nigella sativa), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Pippali (Piper longum), Himalayan Mineral Salt
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This product is organically grown and harvested in accordance with the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP).
This item is gluten free, soy free, yeast free, dairy free, GMO free, preservative free, contains no animal by-products and is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Laboratory tested for purity of heavy-metal levels.
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