Manikya Pishti – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Manikya Pishti  is an Ayurvedic medicine, prepared from Ruby. It is used in Ayurvedic treatment to boost immunity, intelligence and oligospermia.  This medicine should only be taken strictly under medical supervision. 


 It improves immunity and intelligence. It acts as natural aphrodisiac.

It is used to treat oligospermia, psychosis and mania.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Kapha.


125 mg – 250 mg once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
It is traditionally administered along with honey, butter or milk.

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.
  • 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.


Shuddha Manikya – Purified Ruby – 10 g

Rose water – quantity sufficient.

The purified Ruby  is taken, pounded to powder form. It is thoroughly ground with rose water for 3 – 4 days, till it becomes as fine as collyrium, to obtain Pishti.


It is often used in place of Manikya Bhasma. (Bhasma of Ruby).

Ayurvedic medicine list with Manikya as ingredient:

Abana tablet (Himalaya Drug Company)

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