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Madhusnuhi Rasayanam Uses, Dose, Side Effects, Ingredients

Madhusnuhi Rasayanam is a highly effective Ayurvedic medicine. Its formulation is based on Kerala Ayurveda practice. It is used for a wide range of disease conditions. It is also known as Madhusnuhi Rasayana.


It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of skin diseases like eczema, millia, psoriasis, diabetic carbuncles, fistula, piles, tumors, goiter, itching, rheumatoid arthritis and non healing wounds.


6 – 12 grams once or twice a day, after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
Dosage for children below 5 years of age – 1 – 2 grams, once or twice a day, along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.
Dosage for children between 5 – 12 years of age – 5 grams once or twice a day along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.

With western medicines
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this product along with other western (allopathic/modern) medicines. Some Ayurvedic herbs can interact with modern medicine.
If both Ayurvedic and allopathic medicines are advised together, then it is best to take allopathic medicine first, wait for 30 minutes and then, after a gap of 15 – 30 minutes, take Ayurvedic medicine or as directed by the physician.

Can this be used while taking Homeopathic medicine?
Yes. This product does not react with homeopathic medicine.

With supplements like multivitamin tablets, Omega 3 fatty acids etc?
Yes. Generally, this product goes well with most of the dietary supplements. However, if you are taking more than one product per day, please consult your doctor for an opinion.

Side effects

  • There are no known side effects of this medicine.
  • However, in higher doses, it might cause stomach irritation.
  • It should be taken strictly under medical supervision.
  • Extra precaution is required while administering this to pregnant and lactating mothers and children.
  • Precaution is required, if this medicine is administered to diabetic patients.

Shloka Sanskrit Verse


Madhusnuhi Rasayanam ingredients
Pepper – Piper nigrum – Fruit – 6 grams
Long pepper – Piper longum – Fruit – 6 grams
Ginger – Zingiber officinale – Rhizome – 6 grams
Haritaki – Terminalia chebula – Fruit rind – 6 grams
Vibhitaki – Terminalia belerica – Fruit rind – 6 grams
Amla – Emblica officinalis – Fruit – 6 grams
Cinnamon – Cinnamomum zeylanicum – Stem bark – 6 grams
Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum – Seed – 6 grams
Patra – Cinnamomum tamala – Leaves – 6 grams
Nutmeg – Myristica fragrans – Seed – 6 grams
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica – Root – 6 grams
Clove – Syzigium aromaticum – Flower bud – 6 grams
Coriander – Coriandrum sativum – Fruit – 6 grams
Caraway – Carum carvi – Fruit – 6 grams
Cumin – Cuminum cyminum – Fruit – 6 grams
Vanya jeeraka (cumin variety) – 6 grams
Vidanga – Embelia ribes – Fruit – 6 grams
Chavya – Piper cubeba – Stem – 6 grams
Trivrit – Operculina turpethum – Root – 6 grams
Kushta – Saussurea lappa – Root – 6 grams
Long pepper – Piper longum – Root – 6 grams
Ashwagandha – Withania somnifera – Root – 6 grams
Bharngi – Clerodendron serratum – Root – 6 grams
Tejovati – Zanthoxylum alatum – Seed – 6 grams
Nagakeshar – Mesua ferrea – Stamens – 6 grams
Ghee – 576 g
Sugar – 576 g
Purified Gandhaka (special processed sulphur) – 192 g
Purified Guggulu – Commiphora wightii – 192 g
Madhusnuhi – Smilax china – Root tuber – 192 g
Honey – 768 g

Method of Preparation

Sugar syrup is prepared by heating water added with sugar till it dissolves in water. Filter, add Ghee and fine powders of ingredients from Pepper to Nagakeshar mix well. Heating is continued till it forms semisolid consistency. Then rest of the ingredients are added and mixed well. Honey is added once the mixture cools. It is packed in tightly closed container.


Sahasrayoga, Lehaprakarana 41

Shelf life

3 years from the date of manufacturing. Once the bottle is opened, it is best to finish it within 4 – 5 months of time.

Nagarjuna – Madhusnuhi Rasaayanam


Cheriya Madhusnuhi Rasayanam is used for:
Skin diseases, like eczema, psoriasis.
Diabetic carbuncles, fistula, piles, tumors, goiter, itching.
Arthritis and non healing ulcers.

Valiya Madhusnuhi Rasayanam is used for:
Effective against all chronic skin diseases,
non healings ulcers, fistulas,
scabies and visarpa.
Improves digestion and appetite,
cleanses and nourishes all tissues.
This is good in diabetes and vaginal diseases.

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This article is written by Dr. Janardhana V Hebbar BAMS, MD (Ayu), PGDPSM, Managing Director, Easy Ayurveda Hospital.
It is reviewed by Dr. Raviganesh Mogra BAMS, MD (Ayu), Chief Medical Officer, Easy Ayurveda Hospital

23 thoughts on “Madhusnuhi Rasayanam Uses, Dose, Side Effects, Ingredients”

  1. Hi Dr.

    hope you doing good. please let me know differences among madhusnuhi, valiya madhusnuhi rasayan and mahatikt ghrit ..


  2. there are many medicines for internal as well as external use, for which it is better if you take in person suggestion of an Ayurveda doctor according to nature and condition of your body.

  3. Hi, Yea its reducing alot i felt the difference in 3-5 Weeks as i have some pimple kind of in the scalp.

  4. Hello doctor,
    i was taking mahathikthakam kashayam for eczema like condition, for the past 5 months, then madhusnuyi rasayanam and gulguluthikthaka khritham. It has not healed yet. so doc gave the kashayam again, still not healed. what should i do now? take more rasayanam?
    please advise

  5. Is Madhusnuhi rasayanam gives better results in lichens planus than Haridrakhand lehyam? Can both given in pediatric pts.

  6. Initially I used valiya madhusnuhi rasayanam as per the doctor advise.After completion of this doctor asked me to use cheriya madhusnuhi rasayanam.Started using this within a week gout problem started.Again doctor recommended the earlier one.I have palms itching both hands and legs.Problems still not resolved.Please suggest what should I do?


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