The common cough is a regular feature in your child’s childhood. It’s right next to playground slides, muddy fingernails and scraped knees. Allopathy medicine does have quite a few remedies to alleviate your child’s sore throat and congested chest. However, they have a list of side effects you could do without, especially if the infection is viral and not bacterial. Many parents tend to break out in a panic when their kid so much as sneezes. One runny nose, and we’re at the paediatrician’s clinic. Most times, these conditions do not require medical intervention. It’s ideal to let the infection run its course. The advantage of this is your child’s body increases his immunity from fighting the disease. However, your child might need a little relief from the symptoms that can help the process of recovery.

Sometimes, traditional medicine can get the job done effectively. Sitopaladi, our homegrown Ayurvedic formulation, is a perfectly natural and effective remedy for providing symptomatic relief for your child’s cough or any other minor respiratory issues.

Sitopaladi powder health benefits

This powerhouse medicine is specially created to combat a host of health issues like:

  • Cough and sore throat
  • Certain bacterial and viral infections
  • Respiratory problems like chest congestion and bronchitis 
  • Indigestion
  • Allergies 

Sitopaladi churna ingredients

This formulation contains the perfect combination of medicinal herbs that are ground together. Some of the active ingredients are:

  • Mishri: sweet sugar crystals that soothe a rough throat 
  • Bamboo manna: soothes and provides relief from coughing
  • Pippali: a native form of pepper that releases irritants lodged in the throat
  • Cardamom: contains antioxidants and is anti-inflammatory 
  • Cinnamon: is an antiseptic and antibacterial and anti-fungal herb

How to take it

You can mix 3-4 pinches of the powder with honey or ghee to enhance the flavour and make a paste. You can also get this medicine in syrup form. Give it to your child three times a day after food, after consulting with your paediatrician.

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Note: If your child is uncomfortable with the paste, you can offer this sitopaladi syrup


It’s a congested world in which we live. There are pollutants and microbes all around us. Allopathic medicine might alleviate your child’s cough in the short term. It’s better to avoid taking them for common infections. Sitopaladi offers symptomatic relief in a natural, holistic way and is suitable for children of all ages. 

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