Kayam Churna is an ayurvedic proprietary medicine used for constipation. It has moderate laxative properties. Its occasional use might be safe, but if you start using it on regular basis, it can result in developing a laxative habit by weakening the intestines and conflicting with natural peristaltic movements. Due to huge advertisement and easy availability, many people are using Kayam Churna for treating constipation. In this article, we will review about its actual benefits, when to use and when not to use and adverse effects.