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Kukkutandatvak Bhasma – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Kukkutandatvak Bhasma is an Ayurvedic medicine made with egg shell. Here egg shell is made into ash (Bhasma) form. It is a rich source of calcium and helpful to improve bone density, naturally. 


It is useful to improve bone density, since it is a good source of calcium. Hence used in arthritis, osteoporosis etc.
It is used to treat leucorrhea (vaginal white discharge) in women.
It is administered along with vanga bhasma for the treatment of urinary tract infections, diabetes and as an aphrodisiac remedy.
For improving bone, joint and ligament strength, and for treating anaemia, it is administered along with cardamom and loha bhasma.
It is administered along with Drakshasava to treat sexual weakness and nocturnal emission.
In leucorrhea and vaginal and uterine infections, it is administered along with Ashokarishta, Dashamoola Kashaya etc.


Proprietary Ayurvedic medicine with Kukkutand tvak bhasma as ingredient –
Reosto tablet  – manufactured by Himalaya Drug Company, used for the treatment of low bone density, osteoporosis and calcium deficiency.
Femopause capsule
Femiclin Forte Tablet  – manufactured by Akshay Pharma Remedies Pvt. Ltd.  It is a uterine tonic used in the treatment of menstrual disorders.
Femiforte Tablet manufactured by Charak Pharmaceuticals. It is a safe & effective approach for leucorrhoea (white discharge).

Dose, Side Effects

Dosage: Dose of this medicine 125 to 375 mg. It is usually administered along with honey.

Side effects: There are no known side effects with this product.

Contents, Manufacturing

Egg shell
Changeri – Oxalis corniculata

The pieces of egg shell are taken in a mortar, mixed with juice of Indian sorrel or Changeri. This mixture is ground together and discoid cakes are prepared and dried. These cakes are taken in a sealed mud container. Then it is subjected to heat in a muffle furnace. One kukkuta puta is given. After self-cooling it is taken out and powdered.
If needed, such 1-3 Kukkuta putas are given.

Reference and Manufacturer

Ayurveda Sara Sangraha

Manufacturers – Baidyanath, Dabur

Proprietary ayurvedic medicines with Kukutand Twak Bhasm as ingredient:
Gro-HR Tablet
manufactured by Akshay Pharmaceuticals. It is used in the treatment of hair care. It promotes hair growth and delays hair fall.

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

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