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Revand Chini

Revand Chini
Revand Chini is a perennial herb (Rheum emodi) and belongs to the family Polygonaceae. Dried rhizomes of this plant is pungent and bitter in taste and are used for its medicinal properties. It contains protein, fat, fibre, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, such as calcium, phosphorous, iron and vitamin C. The chief chemical constituent of this herb are raponticin and chrysophanic acid, which are present in high quantity in rhizomes and are responsible to control constipation (difficulty in passing stool), diarrhoea, children’s ailments and are also used to lower the symptoms of rheumatism (inflammation and pain in the joints, muscles), gout, epilepsy (neurological disorder) etc[1].

What are the synonyms of Revand Chini?

Rheum emodi, Reucini, Revanci, Virecaka, Vayaphala badabada, Rabarb, Ruparp, Amlavetasa

What is the source of Revand Chini?

Plant Based

Benefits of Revand Chini

How effective is Revand Chini?

Insufficient evidence
Constipation, Diarrhea, Fatty liver disease, Gonorrhea, High cholesterol, Indigestion, Obesity, Periodontitis, Piles

Precautions when using Revand Chini

Advice from Experts
ayurvedic
Ayurvedic View
Consult your doctor before taking Revand chini if you have chronic diarrhea .
ayurvedic
Ayurvedic View
Avoid Revand Chini if you have Irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, and appendicitis due to its Virechana(purgative) property.
scientific
Modern Science View
Avoid taking Revand Chini is you have kidney diseases[2].
scientific
Modern Science View
Avoid taking Revand Chini if you ever had Kidney stones[2].
ayurvedic
Ayurvedic View
Avoid Revand chini if you have high uric acid, Renal problem and gouty arthritis because it contains oxalic acid.
scientific
Modern Science View
Avoid consuming Revand Chini if you have Liver related problems, as it may become worse[2].
Breastfeeding
ayurvedic
Ayurvedic View
Avoid Revand Chini during Breastfeeding.
Moderate Medicine Interaction
scientific
Modern Science View
Revand Chini may interact with Digoxin. So it is generally advised to consult your doctor while taking Revand Chini with Digoxin[2].
scientific
Modern Science View
Revand Chini may interact with antibiotics. So it is generally advised to consult your doctor while taking Revand Chini with antibiotics[2].
scientific
Modern Science View
Revand Chini may interact with NSAIDS. So it is generally advised to consult your doctor while taking Revand Chini with NSAIDS[2].
scientific
Modern Science View
Revand Chini may interact with Diuretic. So it is generally advised to consult your doctor while taking Revand Chini with Diuretic[2].
scientific
Modern Science View
Revand Chini may interact with Anticoagulants. So it is generally advised to consult your doctor while taking Revand Chini with Anticoagulants[2].
scientific
Modern Science View
Revand Chini may interact with Laxatives. So it is generally advised to consult your doctor while taking Revand Chini with Laxatives[2].
scientific
Modern Science View
Revand Chini may interact with Corticosteroids. So it is generally advised to consult your doctor while taking Revand Chini with Corticosteroids[2].
Pregnancy
ayurvedic
Ayurvedic View
Avoid Revand Chini during pregnancy.

Recommended Dosage of Revand Chini

  • Revand Chini Powder - 4-8 pinch twice a day.
  • Revand Chini Capsule - 1-2 capsules twice a day.

How to use Revand Chini

1. Revand Chini Powder
a. Take 4-8 pinch Revand Chini churna
b. Mix with luke warm water
c. Have it after taking lunch and dinner.

2. Revand Chini (Rhubarb) Capsule
a. Take 1-2 Revand Chini (Rhubarb) Capsule
b. Swallow it with water after taking lunch and dinner

Precautions when using Revand Chini

Advice from Experts
ayurvedic
Ayurvedic View
Use Revand Chini(Indian Rhubarb) root paste or powder with rose water or honey because it has Ushna(hot) potency.

Recommended Dosage of Revand Chini

  • Revand Chini Powder - ½ - 1 teaspoon or as per your requirement.

How to use Revand Chini

1. Revand Chini Fresh Root Paste
a. Take ½ - 1 teaspoon of Revand chini root paste.
b. Add rose water to it.
c. Apply on the piles mass after passing stool.
d. Use this remedy twice a day to get rid of Piles.

2. Revand Chini Powder
a. Take ½ - 1 teaspoon of Revand chini powder
b. Add rose water or honey to it.
c. Apply on wound and leave it
d. Use this remedy 2-3 times a week to get quick healing.

Frequently asked questions

Q. What are the chemical constituents of Revand Chini?

scientific
Modern Science View
It contains protein, fat, fibre, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, such as calcium, phosphorus, iron and vitamin C. The chief chemical constituent of this herb are raponticin and chrysophanic acid, which are present in high quantity in rhizomes and are responsible to control constipation, diarrhoea, children’s ailments and are also used to lower the symptoms of rheumatism, gout, epilepsy.

Q. Where to buy Revand chini Powder?

scientific
Modern Science View
Revand chini is available in the Powder form under various brand such as Herbal Powder for, Planet ayurveda, Sewa Herbs, Krishna Herbals etc. You can choose the brand and product according to your liking and requirement.

Q. Is Revand Chini beneficial for worms in the stomach?

scientific
Modern Science View
Yes, Revand Chini is beneficial for stomach worms due to its anthelmintic activity. It helps to remove the parasitic worms and other internal parasites from the body by killing them without causing harm to the host[3].
ayurvedic
Ayurvedic View
Yes, Revand Chini might be beneficial for the removal of worms from the stomach. Worm infestation generally happens due to weak or poor digestion. Revand Chini helps helps to improve digestion and manages bowel movements due to its Deepan (appetizer) and Mridu Rechan (mild laxative) properties.

Q. Can Revand chini help in controlling blood in motion?

scientific
Modern Science View
Enough scientific evidence is not available to support the role of Revand chini in controlling blood in motion.
ayurvedic
Ayurvedic View
Yes, Revand Chini might help to control blood in motion which occurs due to an imbalance of Pitta dosha. Revand Chini helps to stop the bleeding and provide a cooling effect due to its Sita (cold) and Grahi (absorbent) properties.

Q. Can Revand chini reduce teeth grinding in children?

scientific
Modern Science View
Enough scientific evidence is not available to support the role of Revand chini to reduce teeth grinding in children.

References

  1. Beecher HK.Herbs That Heal Natural Remedies For Good Health.Orient Paperbacks.1990.
  2. WebMD.rhubarb: Uses, Side effects, Doses, Interactions [Internet].Atlanta [last updated in 2016].External Link
  3. Akhtar MS, Amin M, Ahmad M, et al. Hepatoprotective Effect of Rheum emodi Roots (Revand chini) and Akseer-e-Jigar Against Paracetamol-induced Hepatotoxicity in Rats.Ethnobotanical Leaf. 2009;13:310-315. External Link
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