Kashayam powder is a herbal medicine for common cold and cough.This powder can be mixed with hot water and palm sugar(Panakalkandu) and had to cure throat infections and body pain.
Sukku(Dry ginger) – 25gms
Milagu(Black pepper) -25gms
Naruku moolam -25gms
Adhimaduram(Dried Liquorice root) – 25gms
Chitarathai(Dried thai ginger) – 25gms
Thipili (Long pepper)- 25gms
coriander seeds – 1 tbsp.
Jeera – 1 tsp.
Adathodai (Justicia adatoda) powder – 1 tsp.
Holy basil(Tulasi) – 1 tsp.
Tuduvalai powder(Solanum trilobatum) – 1 tsp.
Dry all the ingredients in sun for few hours and roast them lightly and grind it into fine powder.Store the powder in an air tight container.Add one tea-spoon to water and boil it to make a thick concoction.