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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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 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 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 »

Can I make my period regular by taking Kalarchikai Choornam?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old. My height is 147 cm, and weight is 45 kg. I have pcod problem, but no thyroid. Now I missed my periods for three months. So, I am using kalarchikai with pepper everyday morning. I have been eating this for about 25 days now. How long should I take this for getting my pe...  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to help. Kalarchikai choornam is a well-known medicine to manage PCOD. Its dose and duration depend on the condition. You should take this choornam 3 g twice a day with warm water after meals for 90 days regularly.  Read Full »

Can Kalarchikai alone cure an ovarian cyst measuring 4 cm?

Query: Hi doctor, I am diagnosed with an ovarian cyst of 4 cm and advised for a laparoscopy. I do not want to go for that. Is Kalachikai enough for curing this? Is there anything else in ayurveda that can cure this? Please reply.  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The ovarian cyst can manage naturally through ayurvedic medicines and yoga practices. Here is a big sized cyst. It can take some time to resolve. Only Kalachikai is not much enough. It needs other supportive medicines.  Read Full »

I had abdominal pain after taking Kalarchika for PCOD. Can I continue it?

Query: Hello doctor, Can we take Kalarchika during periods as I have PCOD? I started to take it two weeks before but yesterday I suddenly had mild pain in the lower left abdomen. Kindly advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kalarchika or Kalchikai is a well known Siddha medicine to manage PCOD. In Ayurveda, it is identified as Kuberaksh or Lata karanja. It helps to reduce the size of an ovarian cyst and regulates hormonal imbalance. You should continue this even in periods too. Pain or cra...  Read Full »

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