Chandrodaya Varti – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Chandrodaya Varti is an Ayurvedic collyrium medicine, used in the treatment of early stage of cataract, pterygium, growth over the eyes, etc. This should be used strictly under medical supervision. 


 It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of early stage of cataract, pterygium, growth over the eyes, Nyctalopia, Granular Eyelid disorder and itching in the eyes.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha in the eyes.


It is applied as a paste or collyrium on the inner side of the eyelids.

How long to use? 
It can be used for a period of  1 – 2 months, based on doctor’s advice.

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

Its usage in higher dose, or without medical supervision may cause eye irritation. In such case, wash your eyes thoroughly with sufficient quantity of water and call your doctor.

Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in cool dry place.


Chandrodaya Varti ingredients, how to make:
10 g fine powder of each of
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula
Vacha – Acorus calamus
Kushta – Saussurea lappa
Pippali – Long pepper fruit – Piper longum
Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum
Vibhitaki – Belliric Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia bellirica
Manashila – Purified and processed Realgar (Arsenic di sulphide)
Aja Ksheera – Goat milk
The fine powder of above ingredients is made into paste with goat milk and used for collyrium application.

Reference and Expiry Date

Bhaishajya Ratnavali Netra Rogadhikara 105 – 105.5

Expiry date: Three years from the date of manufacture. Once after opening the container, it is better to empty it within a month.

Shloka- Sanskrit Verse

हरीतकीवचाकुष्ठं पिप्पली मरिचानि च ।
विभीतकस्य मज्जा च शंखनाभिर्मन:शिला ॥
सर्वमेतत्समाहृत्य छागक्षीरेण पेषयेत् ॥

harītakīvacākuṣṭhaṃ pippalī maricāni ca |
vibhītakasya majjā ca śaṃkhanābhirmana:śilā ||
sarvametatsamāhṛtya chāgakṣīreṇa peṣayet ||

8 thoughts on “Chandrodaya Varti – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects”

  1. Namaste. I have a friend in a Western country diagnosed with “frozen shoulder” .Is Mahanarayanam oil good for him? There is no Ayurveda doctor over there


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