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Mandoora Vatakam: Benefits, Dosage, Side Effects, Ingredients

Mandoora Vatakam is a powerful Ayurvedic medicine used in treating anemia, liver and skin conditions. It is in tablet form. This medicine is best avoided during pregnancy. 


Mandoora Vatakam benefits:

  • It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of anemia, jaundice, hepatitis.
  • It is useful to relieve thigh cramps, anorexia, skin diseases and inflammatory conditions.
  • It is also used in treating Hemorrhoids.


1 – 2 tablets 1 -2  times a day, after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

It is advised for the patient to take buttermilk during treatment with this medicine. All other dairy products, non veg and oily food ingredients are best avoided.

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.


Butter milk boiled with the roots of  Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa) or the bark of Jambu (Syzygium cumini) or Honey.

Side Effects

This medicine should be strictly taken under medical supervision.
High dose may cause stomach upset, gastric irritation or worsen gastritis.
Special care should be taken while giving this medicine to children.
Pregnant ladies should avoid this medicine.


Mandoora Vataka ingredients:
Powder of
Tapya – Swarnamakshika Bhasma – Purified and incinerated copper pyrite
Darvi Twacha – Bark of Berberis aristata
Chavya – Piper chaba
Granthika – Root of long pepper – Piper longum
Devadaru – Cedrus deodara
Vyoshadi Navaka – Pepper, Long pepper, Ginger,
Amla (Emblica officinalis),
Haritaki (Terminalia chebula),
Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica),
Musta – Cyperus rotundus
Vidanga – Embelia ribes
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica
Mandoora – Purified Ferric oxide.
The powders of above is made into paste with cow urine and tablets are made.


Original reference: Ashtanga Hrudayam Pandu Chikitsa – 16/16 – 18
Also mentioned in Sahasra Yoga, Gutika Prakarana and in Sarngadhara Samhita Madhyamakhanda 7 / 34 – 36


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Shloka (Sanskrit Verse)

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

9 thoughts on “Mandoora Vatakam: Benefits, Dosage, Side Effects, Ingredients”

  1. Plz recommend ayurvedic Iron supplements 4th month to nine month during pregnancy….
    1st month- HB 10.1
    4 the month- HB 8.8
    Ferritin level- 15
    Punarnavadi Madurai
    Mandur bhasam
    Shayri loh vati

    Which one best for increase HB during pregnancy.

  2. Hello doctor.my doctor prescribed me mandooravatkam in 4th month pregnancy but here you have mentioned that not to taken medicine in pregnancy .Kindly suggest


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