Siddha Makardhwaj – Benefits, Dosage, Side Effects, Ingredients, Reference

Siddha Makardhwaj is an Ayurvedic medicine, with herbal and mineral ingredients, in tablet form. It is used for rejuvenation, convalescent and aphrodisiac therapy. This medicine is used more in North Indian Ayurvedic treatment method and should only be taken strictly under medical supervision. 

Siddha Makardhwaj Benefits:

  • It is used for rejuvenation and anti-aging treatment
  • It is used in aphrodisiac therapy.
  • It is also used in convalescent therapy.
Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata, Pitta and Kapha

Siddha Makaradhwaj dosage:

125 mg to 250 mg – 1 – 2 tablets once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

This medicine is traditionally administered along with milk

Siddha Makardhwaj side effects:

  • This medicine should only be taken under strict medical supervision.
  • Self medication with this medicine may prove to be dangerous.
  • It is to be avoided in children and pregnant ladies.
  • Make sure to select this medicine from a good company.
  • Overdosage may cause side effects like tremors, dizziness etc.
  • Make sure to take this medicine only in the prescribed dose and for the prescribed period of time.

Siddha Makardhwaj ingredients:

Parada – Purified and processed Mercury   – 160 grams

Gandhaka – Purified and processed Sulphur – 80 grams

Swarna Bhasma – Gold Bhasma – 40 grams

The above combination of minerals are subjected to a process called as Kupipakva method to obtain Siddha Makaradhwaja.


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  1. what is the usual duration of a general anti-aging treatment with s. makardhwaj ?

    how many weeks / months ?

    in the hot or cold season of the year ?

  2. what is side effects of this medicine

    • Because it contains heavy metal ingredients, it should be taken only if your Ayurvedic doctor has prescribed it to you.
      It should be avoided during pregnancy and lactation. Other side effects are explained in the article itself. Please go through (see above).

  3. vinayak verma says:

    h dr ma apna wet badhana chahta hu kya siddha makardhwJ MA LE SAKTA HU

  4. is there any physical and diet restrictions while taking this medicine?

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