Navayasa Churna – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Navayasa Churna  is an Ayurvedic medicine, in herbal powder form. Nava means nine ingredients. Ayas means Iron.This product contains 9 herbal ingredients with processed Iron Bhasma. It is mainly used in the Ayurvedic treatment of anemia, skin and liver conditions. It is also known as Navayas Lauh.


Navayasa Churna benefits:
It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of Anemia, Heart diseases, Skin diseases, Piles and Jaundice.
Effective in dropsy, dyspepsia, loss of appetite and diabetes.
Doctors also prescribe this for the treatment of Obesity, Weight loss.

Effect on Tridosha – Calms Pitta.


Navayas Lauh dosage: 
1  grams along with honey, hot water, boiled buttermilk or ghee, once or twice daily after food or as advised by Ayurvedic doctor.

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

Navayas Lauh Side Effects: 

  • People with sensitive stomach and gastritis should exercise caution.
  • Special care is needed while administering this medicine to children.
  • It is best to take this product stirctly under medical supervision only.


Navayasa Churna Ingredients: 
Ginger – Zingiber officinale – Rhizome – 10 grams
Pepper – Piper nigrum – Fruit – 10 grams
Long pepper – Piper longum – Fruit – 10 grams
Amla – Phyllanthus emblica – Fruit – 10 grams
Haritaki – Terminalia chebula – Fruit rind – 10 grams
Vibhitaki – Terminalia bellirica – Fruit rind – 10 grams
Musta – Cyperus rotundus – Root tuber – 10 grams
Vidanga – Embelia ribes – Fruit – 10 grams
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica – Root – 10 grams
Lauha bhasma – Processed Iron Bhasma – 90 grams

Method of preparation

Each ingredient is powdered and weighed separately and then mixed together in specified quantity to obtain a homogeneous mixture. It is packed in a tightly closed containers.


Bhaishajya Ratnavali Pandu Roga adhikara 22, Charaka Chikitsa Sthana 16/70-71, Astangahridayam.

Though the original dosage form of this medicine is powder form, some companies manufacture this medicine in tablet form also.


Arya Vaidya Sala (Kottakkal)

Research Articles About Navayasa Churna – 

Chemical evaluation of Navayasa  Churna

Shloka- Sanskrit verse

त्र्यूषण त्रिफला मुस्त विडङ्ग चित्रकाः समाः|
नवायोरजसो भागास्तच्चूर्णं क्षौद्र सर्पिषा||७०||
भक्षयेत् पाण्डु हृद्रोग कुष्ठार्शःकामलापहम्|
नवायसमिदं चूर्णं कृष्णात्रेयेण भाषितम्||७१||
इति नवायसचूर्णम्|

tryūṣaṇa triphalā musta viḍaṅga citrakāḥ samāḥ|
navāyorajaso bhāgāstaccūrṇaṃ kṣaudra sarpiṣā||70||
bhakṣayet pāṇḍu hṛdroga kuṣṭhārśaḥkāmalāpaham|
navāyasamidaṃ cūrṇaṃ kṛṣṇātreyeṇa bhāṣitam||71||
iti navāyasacūrṇam|

10 thoughts on “Navayasa Churna – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects”

  1. i took this medicine. But it spoiled my stomach heavily. Doctor prescribed this medicine without telling me the side effect of this medicine. Because i have sensitive and gastritis stomach. Now i am not able to take foods like fiber,fatty,wheat,oats,milk. Immediately i am getting stomach pain and diarrhea
    Please advice

  2. Dear Sir,

    I was prescribed this churna to be taken with honey on empty stomach along with dasamoola and muslikhadriadi kashayam. As soon as taking this churna i am experiencing vomiting sensation. Is this normal?


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