Aparajitha Dhoopa Choornam is a potent therapeutic incense mentioned in the context of ‘Aganthuja jwara’ or infectious fevers, in Ashtanga Hrdaya. Traditionally smoked over burning embers in an incense pot, the dense white smoke that pours out has threefold action; actively repels insects especially mosquitoes; disinfects the air and living spaces; cleanses the lungs, inhibits the growth of disease-causing pathogens.
These qualities render it a highly effective aid in checking the spread of communicable diseases. Sitaram brings you the best of both worlds in this compact easy to use fumigation sticks, a modern take on the traditional powder form. The stick modification saves you the trouble of the traditional practice of fumigation using live embers.
A study taken up by the Department of Indian System Medicine under the Ministry of AYUSH bears testimony to its absolute efficacy in disinfecting large spaces. The study was conducted in migrant worker camps and lasted for three days. The first day of fumigation itself brought down the bacterial count by 95% and fungal count by 96% in the air sample. The product is indispensable in the management of seasonal flu and epidemics.