Balapusthi: Uses, Ingredients, Dose, Side Effects

Balapusthi is a proprietary Ayurvedic medicine manufactured by Aushadhi Pharma. It is a general tonic and a good hematinic for children. It is in lehya/jam/paste form.

Benefits of Balapusthi:

  • Natural hematinic
  • Calcium supplement
  • Brain tonic
  • Energizer
  • Helps in growth & development of children.

Ingredients of Balapusthi:
Swarna bhasma – Gold calx – Swarna Bhasma is prepared from Gold. It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of infertility, asthma, tissue wasting, poisoning etc. This medicine should only be taken strictly under medical supervision.
Abhraka bhasma
Tamra bhasma – copper calx – Tamra Bhasma is an Ayurvedic medicine, prepared from Copper. It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of skin diseases, obesity, piles, asthma etc. This medicine should only be taken strictly under medical supervision.
Kupeelu [Strychnos nuxvomica]
Mriddarashringa bhasma
Shankha bhasma – Calx of Conch shell
Ela [Elettaria cardamomum] – Elettaria cardamom
Ashwagandha [Withania somnifera] – Indian ginseng – improves immunity
Shatavari [Asperagus racemosa] – Promotes strength.

Indication of Balapusthi:
General debility
Mental disorders

Dosage of Balapusthi:
Children – 1 tsp with milk twice a day.
Adults – 2 tsp with milk thrice a day.
How long to use?
It can be safely used for a period of 1-2 months time, with gradual decrease in dosage.

Side effects of Balapusthi:
There are no recorded side effects with this medicine.
Over-dosage may cause gastritis, heart burn symptoms in people with sensitive stomach.
This product should be strictly taken under medical supervision.
Take this medicine only in the prescribed dose for the prescribed period of time.
It is best to avoid this product during pregnancy and lactation.
Store in a cool dry place, in an air tight container, away from direct sunlight.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.

Presentation & Package: Jar pack of 100 g.
Shelf life or expiration date: 5 years from the date of manufacture.

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  1. kajal sankpal says:

    can we give this to 1 year 8 month old baby is it safe for health,is there any side effects

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