Manikya Bhasma is a classical Ayurveda rasa preparation. It is used in the treatment of napunsakatha [male infertility], Cardiac diseases etc.
Ingredients of Manikya Bhasma:
Manikya – Ruby
Haratala – Arsenic trioxide
Manashila – Arsenic disulphide – It has aphrodisiac, rejuvenate properties.
Gandhaka – Elemental sulphur – It is used in the treatment of diseases due to Vata Dosha.
Nimburasa – Lemon juice – Citrus aurantifolia – Regular use of lemon in diet helps to decrease cholesterol deposition in blood vessels. Hence it lowers the risk of heart diseases.
Amalaki – Indian gooseberry – Embelica officinalis – It has Vrushya (aphrodisiac), Rasayana (anti-aging), Hrudya (good for heart) properties.
Chandana arka – Sandal wood – Santalum album – It acts as aphrodisiac.
Indication of Manikya Bhasma:
Napumsakatha [Male infertility]
Hridaya roga [Cardiac diseases]
It acts as a nervine tonic.
Indicated in general debility & weakness of heart.
Dosage & Adjuvants of Manikya Bhasma:
62.5 – 125 mg twice daily with milk or honey or butter or sugar candy.
Or as directed by the physician.
Side effects of Manikya Bhasma:
There are no recorded side effects with this medicine.
Should be taken under strict medical supervision.
Reference:Rasa Raja Sangraha.
Baidyanath Pharma Private Limited,
Uma Ayurvedics Private Limited,
Virgo UAP Pharma Private Limited,
Zandu Pharmaceuticals Work Limited.
Presentation:Pack of 2.5 g.
Shelf life:10 years from the date of manufacture.