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Haridra Khand – Benefits, Dose, Side Effects, Ingredients

Haridra Khand is a very famous and highly effective Ayurvedic medicine for allergy. It is in granules form. Its main ingredient is Haridra – turmeric. It is also known as Haridra Khand, Haridra Khandam.

Haridra Khand benefits: 
It is used widely in the treatment of allergic skin diseases, itching skin diseases. It improves skin quality and complexion.

Haridra Khand dose: 
3 – 6 g once or two times a day before or after food, as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
It is usually given along with warm milk or honey.

Haridra Khand side effects: 
There are no known side effects with this medicine. However, it should always be taken only under medical supervision, after prescription from a qualified Ayurvedic doctor.

Haridra Khand ingredients: 
Turmeric – 384 g
cow ghee – 288 g
milk – 3.072 liters
sugar – 2.4 kg
This mixture is heated to prepare a semi solid mass. It is added with
Trikatu – Pepper, long pepper and ginger – 48 g each
Cinnamon, Cardamom, Patra (Cinnamomum tamala) – 48 g each
Vidanga – Embelia ribes – 48 g
Trivrit – Operculina turpethum – 48 g
Triphala – Haritaki, Vibhitaki and Amla – 48 g each
Nagakeshar – Mesua ferrea – 48 g
Musta – Cyperus rotundus – 48 g
Lauha bhasma – 48 g

Haridra Khand reference: 
Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Sheetapitta Udarda Kotha adhikara – 12 – 16

Dr JV Hebbar is an Ayurveda Doctor, Lecturer, From Mangalore, India. Click here to consult Dr Hebbar
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  1. Can haridrakhand (B.R ) be given to 2 years 6 months old
    child who has a weeping eczema .He is allergic to certain foods and cow milk .We use goat milk ,goat butter etc .

  2. Can i take after my delivery

  3. is there any diet for this?

    • Avoid frozen food, fried food, brinjal, peas, and heavy non veg food.
      Usually the diet restriction is specific to the disease, for which this medicine is used for treating.

  4. kya ese summer me b use kia ja sakta h…????bcz haldi garam hoti h

    • Agar dood ke saath isko le rahe hai to, isko summer me bhee use kar sakte hai.
      (translation – can it be used in Summer? because turmeric is hot in nature.
      Answer: If a cup of milk is consumed after taking this, then it can be used in summer as well.)

  5. Fahmida says:

    Hi, Can i take this during pregnancy.

    • It is best to avoid all Ayurvedic medicines, including this one during pregnancy. If you have allergy issues, consult your doctor.
      Add a small pinch of turmeric to hot milk and drink it once a day.

  6. Narendra says:

    I have been taking Haridrakhandam for more than a year, since then urticeria has not occured, I’m taking the dosage empty stomach every morning. Not sure for how long I need to continue taking, should I try discontinuing?

  7. I am using hardrikhanda for allergy like seasonal rhinitis, I am taking twice daily from past three days. and I am suffering from acidity, just want to know hardrikhanda will cause acidity?

  8. Hello Dr. My ayurvedic Dr. had suggested this. My age is 32. As my body is a heat body when I was taking this I use to get even more heat in my body. and now Am married for 6 months but, not planning for kid at least for 4 months. So what should I do? should I continue with minimal dosage or discontinue it?

  9. Dr. I Have allergy SO because of this I have nose blockage, runing nose, cough,irritation and sneezing So can I take this medicine.

  10. Is it good for sebohhoric dermititis??

  11. I’m chronically dehydrated with dry skin and rashes / itching. My blood report shows allergy. I get acidity soon. Will haridrakanda help?

  12. Sir, how should I take the dosage ? Directly or mix it in some liquid ?

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