Kasis Bhasma – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Kasis Bhasma  is an Ayurvedic medicine, prepared from Green Vitriol – Ferrous Sulphate. It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of Anemia, Fever, Spleen diseases etc.  This medicine should only be taken strictly under medical supervision. 

Uses

 It is used in the treatment of eye diseases, pruritis, leucoderma, dysurea, Helminthiasis, fever, splenomegaly, primary and secondary amenorrhea. It improves strength and immunity.

On external application, it acts as styptic.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha.

Dosage


250 mg once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
It is traditionally administered along with Psoralea seeds, Triphala decoction and Honey.

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

  • This medicine should only be taken under strict medical supervision.
  • Self medication with this medicine may prove to be dangerous.
  • Over-dosage may cause severe side effects including gastritis, increased menstrual bleeding etc.
  • It is best avoided in pregnant and lactating mothers and chidren.
  • Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.

Method Of Preparation


Shuddha Kasis   – Purified Green Vitriol – 100 g.

Purified Green Vitriol is triturated with Kanji (fermented gruel), thin cakes are prepared and heated in a closed container under 300 – 500 degree celcius to obtain Red coloured Kaseesa Bhasma.

Reference

 Rasa Tarangini 21/231-233

Ayurvedic medicine list with  Kasis Bhasma as ingredient:
Raja Pravartini Vati – used for the treatment of primary and secondary amenorrhoea and delayed periods.
Jatyadi Ghrita – used in non healing wounds.
De Pile ointment – used in the treatment of hemorrhoids.

2 thoughts on “Kasis Bhasma – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects”

  1. As i am a HIV patient, my haemoglobin often decreases below the normal level. Please let me know the dosage of divya kasis bhasma to maintain my haemoglobin level

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