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Bhunimbadi Kadha Benefits, Dose, Side Effects And Ingredients

Bhunimbadi Kadha is a very famous Ayurvedic medicine in liquid form. It is very famous kashayam for fever. This medicine is used more in northern part of India, as compared to South India.


  Bhunimbadi Kadha benefits: 

  • It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of fever, associated diarrhoea, cough, cold, asthma.
  • It is also useful in bleeding disorders.
  • Good in pika, grahani and liver complaints.
  • Drug induced liver injury and damage


Bloating, gas, gaseous distension of abdomen.
Gall bladder stone, abdominal colic pain, gastritis

Effect on Dosha: Balances Pitta.

It is also known as Bhunimbadi Kashaya or kwath.


Bhunimbadi Kadha dose:  The dose is 12 – 24 ml, before food, at about 6 am and pm or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. It is usually advised to add equal amount of water to the kashayam. It is advised to have a little honey after taking this Kashayam. Honey acts as catalyst for this medicine and also masks the bitter taste of this Kadha.

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 with this medicine. However it is best to use this product under medical supervision. Self medication with this medicine is discouraged.


Bhunimbadi Kadha Ingredients: 
Bhunimba – Andrographis paniculata
Ativisha – Aconitum heterophyllum
Lodhra – Symplocos racemosa
Musta – Cyperus rotundus
Indrayava – Seeds of Holarrhena antidysenterica
Amruta – Tinospora cordifolia
Balaka – Coleus vettiveroides
Dhanyaka – Coriander – Coriandrum sativum
Bilva – Aegle marmelos
It is added with 8 parts of water, boiled and reduced to quarter part, filtered.

Can this product be sued along with allopathic medicines?
Yes, but better to give 20 minutes gap between allopathic medicines and this. Take allopathic medicine first.


Bhaishajya Ratnavali Jvara Chikitsa 5/127-128

Shloka- Sanskrit Verse

भूनिम्बातिविषा लोध्रमुस्तकेन्द्रयवामृता: ।
बालकं धान्यकं बिल्वं कषायो माक्षिकान्वित: ।
विड्भेद श्वासकासांश्च रक्तपित्तज्वरं हरेत् ॥

bhūnimbātiviṣā lodhramustakendrayavāmṛtā: |
bālakaṃ dhānyakaṃ bilvaṃ kaṣāyo mākṣikānvita: |
viḍbheda śvāsakāsāṃśca raktapittajvaraṃ haret ||

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

13 thoughts on “Bhunimbadi Kadha Benefits, Dose, Side Effects And Ingredients”

  1. Namste…Dr…my Dr. Has suggested me bhunimbadi kadha,pathyadi kadha,kamadudha ras with moukthika,sarvadi vati,and vedic calm for anxiety,dizziness and blurred vision for 1 month….I didn’t have anxiety attacks now…but I am feeling too much of heaviness in my eyelids. Is that common ??? Thank u Dr.


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