Kalarchi Choornam

It is an ayurvedic medicine used to treat gynecology-related diseases. Its scientific name is Caesalpinia bonducella. It is available in the form of a nut or powder.

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Please suggest ayurvedic treatment for a cyst in the testis.

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a cyst in one of my testes, and the nerves in my testicles are swollen. I came to know this after doing an ultrasound. I heard Kalarchi powder mixed with pepper and castor oil can be applied to my testicles to cure the above-said problem. Please guide me on how to proceed w...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. Kalarachi powder is a Siddha medicine used for treating hydrocele in males. A hydrocele is a problem where water is present in testes. As far as the cyst is concerned, you can give it a try because it does not always have 100 % results. While app...  Read Full »

Can kalarchikai powder taken for PCOD delay my periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I have PCOD, and I am taking Kalarchikai powder with pepper two times a day on an empty stomach, morning and evening. My periods come between 34 to 38 days, but it is already 42 days. Is this a side effect of Kalarchikai powder? I have gas and acne also. It has been almost 25 days since I...  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) is a hormonal disorder. It has some common symptoms like irregular periods, acne, unwanted facial hairs, weight gain, etc. However, the severity of the symptoms depends on how many hormonal imbalances are there. So it requires some inve...  Read Full »

How long should Kazharchi Kaai powder be taken for PCOD?

Query: Hello doctor,As I have PCOD problem and also cyst, I take tablets for period. My friend suggested Kalachikai powder. I used it for 30 days continuously, but no use. How many days should I take that powder and how to overcome this problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashish Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease), powder Kalachikai has a good effect, but the duration of treatment is long (more than three months). For proper evaluation of disease, please go for USG whole abdomen and other investigations. If the size and number of cysts ar...  Read Full »

How long should Kazharchi Kaai be taken to conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I have PCOD from my puberty. I have irregular periods. Now I am trying to conceive. I started eating Kalarchikai. After 15 days of consumption, I am feeling uncomfortable. I got a fever with a headache and back pain. Can I continue taking it? How long do I need to take them? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) is a hormonal disorder. In this, immature ovum becomes a cyst around the ovary. Further, it hampers the formation of a mature ovum. Initially, it can be managed naturally through ayurvedic medicines and yoga practices. Kalarchikai is a ...  Read Full »

Is it true that while taking Kalarchikai during PCOD, we would not get our periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am taking Kalarchikai for 45 days, but I did not get my periods. I have a PCOD problem. Is true that while taking Kalarchikai during PCOD, we would not get our periods?  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kalarchikai is good medicine to manage PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease). But you have not mentioned here how much you are taking and what is the size of cysts. Irregular menstruation depends on imbalances in FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) and LH (Luteinizing hor...  Read Full »

I am obese and have PCOD. How to use Kalarchi kai powder?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old and a mother of 2.5 year old girl. I have PCOD and I am obese. I am continually taking oral contraceptives to get my periods. I have Kalarchi Kai powder but I do not know how to use it?  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kalarchi Kai powder is a well known Siddha medicine to manage PCOD (polycystic ovary syndrome). It is very effective in such kind of issues but It will take some time.  Read Full »

Can Kalarchikai cure multiple ovarian cysts in PCOD?

Query: Hello doctor, I have multiple small cysts in both ovaries (PCOS). Our family friend suggested me to consume Kalarchikai medicine, powdered mixed with pepper and honey to have it for one mandalam (48 days). I have completed nearly 44 days by consuming one small ball of the mixture every morning and ...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. See Kalarachi Kai choornam is helpful in amenorrhea. As far as small cysts are concerned they are unmatured eggs which failed to induce menstrual cycle previously, as a result, they got collected in the ovary and they will remain in the ovary....  Read Full »

Can Kalarchi choornam be taken for fallopian tube blocks?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having Kalarchi choornam for cysts in my ovary. Is it effective for a fimbrial block in fallopian tube as well? Is it possible for me to get pregnant going on this choornam?  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kalarchi choornam is a Siddha medicine used to treat ovarian cysts. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and with their consent take the medicines. Fimbrial blockage of fallopian tube mostly occurs due to ovarian cysts because of multiple large-si...  Read Full »

I would like to know if I can take kalarchi choornam for PCOS.

Query: Dear doctor,I would like to know if I can take kalarchi churna. I have PCOS with irregular periods and ovulation issues. I was on Clomid stimulation which was giving prompt follicle growth and ovulation but could not conceive. Now I am given FSH injectables for stimulation. Can I have kalachi churna...  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) is not a single disease, it is a group of diseases. It occurs due to hormonal imbalance, development of immature ovum due to hormonal imbalance and converted into a fluid-filled cyst. It leads to irregular menstruation and raised level...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to take Kalarchikai choornam for irregular periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having irregular periods. Shall I take kalarchikai choornam?  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are several causes for irregular menstruation. PCOD is one of them. If you do have this issue then you can take kalarchikai choornam 3 gm twice a day with warm water after meals for three months regularly. To rule out this issue, once you should go for USG abdomen...  Read Full »

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