Kalyanagulam Benefits, Dose, Side Effects, How To Use, Ingredients

Kalyanagulam is an effective Ayurvedic medicine for skin, liver and digestive conditions. It is in herbal jam  form. It is also known as Kalyanagudam. 


  • This is good for purging at all times and is harmless.
  • It is used in the treatment of skin diseases, jaundice, diabetes, fatty liver changes.
  • Bloating, ascites, fistula, digestive problems and anemia.
  • Corrects seminal disorders.


5 – 10 grams once or two times  a day after food or before food, or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
It is administered along with honey, milk or warm water.
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.
This medicine is also known as Kalyanaka Guda

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.


12 grams of each of
Vidanga – Embelia ribes
Pippali and Pippalimoola – Fruit and root of long pepper – Piper longum
Triphala – Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellirica and Amla (Emblica officinalis)
Dhanyaka – Coriander – Coriandrum sativum
Chitraka – Leadwort – Plumbago zeylanica
Maricha – Pepper – Piper nigrum
Hastipippali – Scindapsus officinalis
Dipyaka – Trachyspermum ammi
Panchalavana – 5 salts – Vida, Saindhava, Romaka, Samudra Souvarchala Lavana

These are powdered and added with
384 ml of Sesame oil
384 g of Trivrit (Operculina turpethum),
2.304 liters of Amla juice (Emblica officinalis)
2.4 kg of jaggery
The above combination is heated to semi solid consistency and preserved.

Reference and Shelf Life

Reference: Ashtangahrudayam Kalpasthana 2/17-20
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.

Shloka, Sanskrit Verse

Side Effects

In higher doses, it may cause gastric irritation and diarrhoea.
Pregnant women and children should take this medicine only under strict medical supervision.
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are diabetic. In diabetic patients, only if the blood sugar is under good control, then this medicine can be given

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