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Mukta Pishti – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Mukta Pishti  is an Ayurvedic medicine, prepared from Pearl. It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of diarrhea with bleeding, Mania, Psychosis etc.  It is also called as Moti Pishti. This medicine should only be taken strictly under medical supervision. It is also called Moti Pisti, Moti Pishti. 


Mukta Pishti Benefits:
It is used in the treatment of mania, psychosis, depression.
It acts as cardiac tonic, anti hypertensive.
It helps to relieve diarrhoea with bleeding, and such other bleeding disorders, excessive burning sensation, gastritis, fever.
Doctors also use this for the treatment of tachycardia

Mukthapishti in psychological disorders:
In various mental weaknesses like short temper, decreased ability to think, tinnitus, phobia, severe mental shock. In such cases, it is administered along with other nerve tonics such as Saraswatarishtam, Brahmi ghritham etc.

Mukta - Moti - Pearl

Muktapishti can also detoxify the intoxication of deliriums like alcohol, ganja, datura etc. It can also cure the adverse effect thikna virya effect of drugs on mind, unmade roga due to intake of ushna ruksha padartha. Apart from mental disorder it has good effect on raktha pitta, rakthathisara, raktha pradara.

Effect On Dosha, Dosage

Muktapishti Effect on Tridosha – Balances Rakta and Pitta.

Mukta Pisti dosage:
62.5 mg to 125 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.

Medicinal Qualities

Mukta – pearl – medicinal qualities:
Rasa (taste) – Madhura – sweet
Guna (qualities) – Laghu – light to digest, Sheeta – coolant
Vipaka (taste conversion after digestion) – Madhura – sweet
Veerya (potency) – Sheeta – coolant
Effect on Tridosha – Balances Kapha and Pitta Dosha.

Physical Properties

Physical properties of Muktapisti – Bouthika guna
Colour – white
Smell – fragrant
Touch – masrana, fine
Taste – nirasa (no particular taste)


Moti Pishti ingredients:
Shuddha Mukta – Purified Pearl- 10 g
Rose water – quantity sufficient.
The purified Pearl 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.

Side Effects

  • This medicine should only be taken under strict medical supervision.
  • Self medication with this medicine may prove to be dangerous.
  • Overdosage may cause lowering of Blood pressure.
  • 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.

Reference, Manufacturers

Reference: Ayurveda Sara Sangraha, Shodhana marana prakarana p:145, AFI Vol. 1.
It is often used in place of Mukta Bhasma. (Bhasma of Pearl)

Divya Pharmacy (It calls this product as Divya Moti Pishti)
Dabur, Baidyanath.

Ayurvedic medicine list with Mukta as ingredient:
Divya Mukta Vati (Divya Pharmacy)
Kamdudha Ras

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

49 thoughts on “Mukta Pishti – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects”

  1. Sir can you please give infromation about an ayurvedic medicine Suvarnamuktadi Gulika manufactured by Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal.

  2. there are 6 things we need to take a medicine, and it will be delute any alcer in your stomach. you have to clease your body every thing day, frist with mild soup. then treat with aurveda

  3. i m taking 10 12 seeds of malkangini daily in morning empty stomach. what should i need to take to balance its hot potency and pitt promoting tendency

  4. it can be consumed either with honey, butter or milk. the dose and duration of medication should be decided by the physician, since self medication may lead to deadly condition like hypotension etc.

  5. Madam, We individuals are genetically different with different prakruthi so we respond to treatments in many different ways. Hence Standard Ayurvedic Treatments are always individually formulated. Your Doctor must have been kept in mind the same and prescribed you the medicine.

  6. Hello madam,
    Mukta Pishti is used in the treatment of mania, psychosis, depression.
    It acts as cardiac tonic, anti hypertensive.
    It helps to relieve diarrhoea with bleeding, and such other bleeding disorders, excessive burning sensation, gastritis, fever.

    And it doesn’t help in hair growth.

  7. What medicine works for Parkinson’s disease. Patient dont have tremors, but severe weakness on lower limbs and dropping of eye lid often she has to open the upper lid with fingers

    • Hello sir, Ayurvedic treatment for this condition centers around the treatment of vata disturbance. Oleation and fomentation form the basis of the constitutional treatment.

      Kindly consult an Ayurvedic Physician for the panchakarma treatments and medication.

  8. Dear Sir,
    What is the treatment for otosclerosis associated with tinnitus, in Ayurveda?
    Can ayurveda treat otosclerosis completely?

    Thank you sir in advance.

  9. Sir i have heared about gomed mani bhasm which is also good for mental disorders where to buy it and is there any alternate of gomed mani bhasm….

  10. Hello sir… I dont have any type of problem… But i wanna have moti phisti and moti bhasam for a healthy Life… Can you recommend me how much quantity and in how much interval.. i must take and how… For both of them …

  11. To whom it concerns
    I have been taking a lower blood pressure pills from (diva-Pharmacy) it has worked well for for me for 10yrs.(I had very high blood pressure) –Called Divya Mukta Vati.. with only (2mg) of Mukta Pishti.
    The new – Divya Mukta Vati …now has (20mg) of Mukta Pishti..
    Is this too much or still very mild for the body for lowering blood pressure?
    I only take 1 small pill a day, and sometimes 92 or 3days go by), before taking another one.


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