Nutrigain powder, how to use, side effects

What is Nutrigain Powder

Nutrigain powder is a branded ayurvedic product and is a weight gain supplement manufactured and distributed by Ayurwin Pharma Pvt. Ltd

  1. What are the Ingredients?
  2. How does it work ?
  3. What are it’s uses ?
  4. How effective is this medicine ?
  5. What are the Side Effects ?
  6. Is this supplement addictive?
  7. Can I take this supplement before going to sleep?
  8. Can this supplement be taken on an empty stomach ?
  9. Can i take this supplement after the workout?
  10. How to use Nutrigain powder ?
  11. What are the precautions I need to take ?
  12. Is it safe to take If I am pregnant ?
  13. Is it safe to take if I am breast feeding ?
  14. Can Nutrigain powder be given to Children and Infants ?
  15. Is Nutrigain powder available as over the counter (OTC) product?
  16. Frequently asked questions
  17. Reference
nutrigain powder, how to use, side effects

nutrigain powder, how to use, side effects


What are the Ingredients?

The claimed ingredients of Nutrigain granules are listed below, 100 grams of Nutrigain granules powder contains

Ingredient Quantity
Carbohydrate 74 grams
Protein 15 grams
Fat 5 grams
Grapes extract 1 gram
Dates extract 1 gram
Sariva extract 0.8 gram
Ashwagandha extract 0.5 gram
Gokshura extract 0.5 gram
Jeeraka extract 0.5 gram
Pippali extract 0.1 gram
Maricha extract 0.1 gram
Shunti extract 0.1 gram
Amalaki extract 0.1 gram
Shatavari extract 0.1 gram
Mushali extract 0.1 gram
Ela extract 0.1 gram
Madhu (honey) 0.5 gram

How does it work ?

The mechanism of action of the main ingredients of Nutrigain powder is :

  • Sariva (Hemidesmus indicus)  :  and according to traditional medicine practitioners Sariva is quite effective in the treatment of  loss of appetite, ulcers, fever, Gastritis, Anorexia nervosa cough, excessive thirst, Menorrhagia, Diarrhea and Diabetes.
  • Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)  :  Also called as Indian Gensing, Ashwagandha was widely used in Indian traditional medicine for the treatment of arthritis, anxiety, trouble sleeping (insomnia), tumors, tuberculosis, asthma, a skin condition marked by white patchiness (leukoderma), bronchitis, backache, fibromyalgia, menstrual problems, hiccups, and chronic liver disease.
  • Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris) : In ayurveda it is believed that Gokshura contributes to overall physical, as well as sexual, strength by building all the tissues and is also believed to be useful in kidney, bladder, urinary tract and uro-genital related conditions.
  • Jeeraka (Cumin) : Cumin is thought to enhance metabolism and keep digestive system in track and also help in alleviating indications like diarrhea, nausea, flatulence, morning sickness, atonic dyspepsia, malabsorption syndrome among others.
  • Pippali (Indian long pepper) :  The meaning of the name Pippali  in itself is “to drink and digest”, In Ayurveda it was mainly used for its main benefits of increasing the digestion and burning toxins.
  • Maricha (Black pepper) : Pepper is thought to increase the hydrochloric acid secretion in the stomach, thereby facilitating digestion and also to avoid diarrhea, constipation and colic. Pepper is also used  to prevent the formation of intestinal gas, and when added to a person’s diet, it can promote sweating and urination, which remove toxins from the body.
  • Shunti (Ginger) : Shunti is thought to increase appetite, due to and also used to treat Chronic indigestion where reportedly it has been shown to speed up emptying of the stomach in people with this condition.
  • Amalaki (Phyllanthus emblica) : Amalaki is an ayurvedic anti-oxidant, which supports healthy metabolism, digestion , elimination and Balances agni (digestive fire), it is also thought to build ojas to support a healthy immune response and youthfulness.
  • Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) : In Ayurveda Shatavari is generally used as a uterine tonic, as a galactogogue (to improve breast milk), in hyperacidity, and as a best general health tonic.

What are it’s uses ?

Nutrigain claims that it promotes healthy muscle gain and also increased appetite to help increase weight.

How effective is this?

There are no studies conducted to prove the effectiveness or efficacy of Nutrigain powder, but the claimed individual ingredients can prove helpful for weight gain and muscle gain.

Consult a doctor for a comprehensive assessment to know if this medicine is correct for you.

What are the Side Effects ?

While the side effects due to the interactions of the claimed individual ingredients of Nutrigain powder are not known , listed below are the side effects of the individual ingredients

  • Sariva (Hemidesmus indicus) : There are no reported side effects of sariva.
  • Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) : Some of the common side effects of ashwagandha , especially with large doses , include  stomach upset, diarrhea, and vomiting.
  • Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris) : Gokshura supplements are possibly safe , when used for short period.
  • Jeeraka (Cumin) : Cumin is possibly safe for most of the people, but it is reported to lower blood sugar levels in some people and should be used with caution for people with hypoglycemia.
  • Pippali (Indian long pepper) : There are no reported side effects of Indian long pepper
  • Maricha (Black pepper) : When consumed in food amounts, Black pepper is possibly safe for most people
  • Amalaki (Phyllanthus emblica) : Ayurvedic formulations including Amalaki has been linked to liver damage, but there is not enough to conclude if only amalaki is responsible for the same or if it is the interactions that are responsible for the risk

Is Nutrigain powder addictive?

No, It does not have any addictive components or properties. However, you may experience low energy and slight weight loss after stopping consumption of the powder, but these are not withdrawal symptoms of an addiction. The symptoms are temporary and harmless.

Can I take Nutrigain powder before going to sleep?

According to the reports, we should not take heavy food before going to sleep. Hence, It is not advisable to take this supplement before going to sleep because it contains high calories which cannot be digested properly.

Can Nutrigain powder be taken on an empty stomach?

This nutritional supplement has to be taken after having some solid food because it contains some digestive enzymes which draw nutrients from the food we take.

Can  I take Nutrigain powder after the workout?

Yes, it is very much beneficial to take this supplement after the workout. It replenishes all the burnt calories during exercise.

How to use Nutrigain powder ?

According to the directions add 2 scoops (25 grams) of granules to 50ml of hot milk and stir until the powder is dissolves, then add 150 ml of mlik.

It is suggested that this powder be taken with breakfast and twice a day for best results.

What are the precautions I need to take ?

  • Consult a doctor before taking this medicine

Is it safe to take If I am pregnant ?

No, due to lack of studies, there is no credible source of information to decide whether this medicine is safe to use during pregnancy, so it is suggested that this medicine should be avoided during pregnancy.

Consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

Is it safe to take if I am breast feeding ?

There is no information on whether Nutrigain affects the quality and quantity of the breast milk , when consumed by a lactating mother, so it is generally advised to not use this medicine while breast feeding.

Consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

Can this supplement be given to Children and Infants ?

This medicine should be avoided for children and infants, unless prescribed by the doctor.


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Is this supplement available as over the counter (OTC) product?

Yes, this supplement is available as over the counter product in India.

Frequently asked questions

I am under weight , can I take Nutrigain powder how to use it ?

You may take this medicine for weight gain as directed on the product, but it is suggested that you consult a doctor before taking this medicine

I am obese, but I am working out and going to gym, for muscle building If I take Nutrigain powder how to use it so that I don’t increase my weight ?

If you are already obese, it is suggested that you avoid this medicine as increased appetite might make you consume more food and thus increase your weight

 

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