Kalyana Ksharam – Benefits, Dosage, Side Effects, Ingredients, Reference

Kalyana Ksharam is an Ayurvedic medicine, used in treating constipation, bloating, hemorrhoids, etc. This medicine is more used in South Indian Ayurveda practice.  This medicine should only be taken under strict medical supervision. 

Kalyana Ksharam uses:
It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of hemorrhoids, constipation, bloating.
It is used in sprue, intestinal worm infestation.
It is used in urinary disorders such as UTI, dysuria, urinary calculi.
It is used in respiratory diseases such as cough, cold, bronchitis and asthma.
It improves digestion, cures spleen disorders and is excellent in stomach ache.

Kalyan Kshar Dosage:
125 mg – 50o mg used in various combination, for oral intake and also for external application.

Kalyana Ksharam side effects:
Since it is a Kshara, it is best avoided in men seeking treatment for infertility, as it may affect the quality and quantity of sperm production.
In higher doses, it may cause burning sensation and diarrhoea.
It is not ideal to use this medicine in people with excessive tiredness, emaciation and who are underweight.
This medicine should only be taken under strict medical supervision.
It should be avoided in pregnancy, lactating mother and children.

Kalyanaksharam Bhasma ingredients:
10 grams of each of –
Trikatu – Pepper, long pepper and ginger
Bida, Saindhava and Samudra type of salts

  • Haritaki – Terminalia chebula
  • Vibhitaki  – Terminalia bellirica
  • Amalaki – Emblica officinalis

Danti – Baliospermum montanum
Arushkara – Purified and processed Semecarpus anacardium
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica
Eranda taila – Castor oil – 80 ml
Cow urine – 160 ml
The above combination of burnt into ash in closed container to obtain the Kshara.

Reference: Sahasrayoga Choorna Prakarana 96, Ashtanga Hrudayam
Manufacturers: Asoka Pharmaceuticals, Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala manufactures the same product in the name of Kalyanaksharam Bhasma.

Presentation: Jar pack of 50 gms.
Shelf life:
5 years from the date of manufacturing.

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  1. pallavi says:

    Hello, my doctor has prescribed kalyana kshara for PCOD. A pinch of it with sukumara lehyam. But your website doesn’t mention anything about kalyana ksharam’s uses in treating menstruation related diseases. Can you please throw some light on this? Thanks.

  2. Hi.. It is said that this medicine shouldn’t be consumed during pregnancy. Will it affect chances of getting pregnant or Will or impact the feutus. Do we have to stop this if we plan for a kid.

  3. Hima haridas says:

    My doctor prescribed me to rub kalyana kashara with small onion for facial hair. Can u please explain how it works .

    • Hi, Kshara medicines including Kalyana Kshar have very piercing and scraping action. Hence, this might be useful to root out facial hair. Unless you feel you observe any scars or feel burning sensation, the said treatment is good to continue.

  4. 1gm kalyana ksharam = how much teaspoon

  5. Is this useful for urinary tract infection ie frequent urination.
    My doctor prescribed me

  6. Sai Reddy says:

    Will this is helpful for kidney stones

  7. Hi Doctor
    I am follower of your website each and every day . It gives me invaluable information and

    Thank you for answering my question .

    1 .My Doctor prescribed this medicine for yeast infection . How it is useful .
    2 . Is this medicine improves alkaline in guts

  8. Shanthi says:

    Is this medicine help to reduce weight or fat

  9. Shanthi says:

    Is this medicine is useful to reduce fat or weight

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