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Nimbadi Kashayam – Benefits, Dose, Side Effects And Ingredients

Nimbadi Kashayam is a very famous Ayurvedic medicine in liquid form. It is also known as  Nimbadi  Kashaya.  The main ingredient of this medicine is neem.


Nimbadi Kashayam benefits: 
It is used in the treatment of fever of Kapha origin. It also acts as a good antimicrobial agent.

Reputed in boils over the body and in diabetic carbuncles. Even if boils have appeared all over the body, a bottle or two will show results.


Nimbadi Kashayam dose: 
The dose is 12 – 24 ml, before food, at about 6 – 7am and 6 – 7 pm or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
It is usually advised to add equal amount of water to the kashayam.
It is advised to take a little honey after taking this kashayam.

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.


Very strict. Meals should be of broken rice with boiled vegetables and butter milk. Chillies, tamarind and salt must be discarded.Rock salt, ghee, bitter gourd, elephant yam, plantains, green gram, ginger and other pathya items alone are allowed. Ordinary pathya rules and in certain conditions mixed pathya rules may have to be observed. Bathe only every 3rd or 4th day, that too not in cold water. For those with indigestion this may be taken in 300 ml of water boiled with 10 gm of black cumin.


Honey, purified Guggulu 2 gm or fried Katukarohini (Picrorrhiza kurroa) 2 gm.

Side effects

Nimbadi Kashaya Side Effects: 
There are no known side effects with this medicine. However it is best to use this product under medical supervision. Self medication with this medicine is discouraged.
Special care and precaution is required while administering this medicine to people with diabetes.
Overdose may lead to stomach irritation and gastritis.

Shloka Sanskrit Verse


Nimbadi Kashayam Ingredients: 
Nimba – Neem – Azadirachta indica
Vishva – Ginger
Amruta – Tinospora cordifolia
Daru – Cedurs deodara
Shati – Hedychium spicatum
Bhunimba – Andrographis paniculata
Paushkara – Inula racemosa
Pippali – Long pepper
Gajapippali – Scindapsus officinalis
Brihati – Solanum indicum

It is added with 8 parts of water, boiled and reduced to quarter part, filtered.


Chakradatta Jwarachikitsa 101, Sahasrayogam.

Nimbadi Kashayam tablet refers to the same Kashayam in tablet form.
Nimbadi Kwatha churna is the herbal coarse powder of the above herbs.

Nimbaadi Kashaayam

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

2 thoughts on “Nimbadi Kashayam – Benefits, Dose, Side Effects And Ingredients”

  1. i use this for pimples. after the using this i feel more inflammation. why this happend? how this works for pimples and acens?


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