Bahushala Guda – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Bahushala Guda is an Ayurvedic medicine in herbal jam form. It is mainly used in the treatment of piles, fistula, ascites, anemia, liver diseases etc


Bahushala Guda Uses:

  • It is used in the treatment of hemorrhoids, fistula, anemia, liver diseases, urinary tract disorders, ascites, indigestion, malabsorption syndrome, Gout.
  • It is useful in rhinitis, cough and cold.
  • It is natural anti aging medicine and it improves intelligence.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Pitta.


Bahushal Gud dosage:
5 – 10 g once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor. It is traditionally given along with milk.
Dosage for children below 5 years of age – 1 – 2 grams, once or twice a day, along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.
Dosage for children between 5 – 12 years of age – 5 grams once or twice a day along with a teaspoon of honey or warm water / milk.

How long to take?
This medicine can be safely taken for a period of upto 2-4 months.

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

Bahushal Gur side effects:
Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
People with diabetes should take this medicine under medical supervision.
Over-dosage may cause gastritis .
Pregnant ladies, lactating mothers and children should take this medicine strictly under medical supervision.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.


Bahushala Guda ingredients, how to make:
48 g coarse powder of each of
Trivrit – Operculina turpethum
Tejohva – Zanthoxylum alatum
Danti – Baliospermum montanum
Gokshura – Small caltrops (whole plant) – Tribulus terrestris Linn.
Chitraka – Lead Wort (root) – Plumbago zeylanica
Shati – Curcuma zeodaria / Hedychium spicatum
Gavakshi – Citrullus colocynthis
Musta – Nut grass (root) – Cyperus rotundus
Shunti – Ginger Rhizome – Zingiber officinalis
Vidanga – False black pepper – Embelia ribes
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula
Bhallataka – Purified Semecarpus anacardium – 384 g
Vriddhadaru – Argyrea speciosa – 288 g
Surana – Wild Yam – Amorphophallus campanulatus – 768 g
Water for decoction – 24.576 liters, boiled and reduced to 6.144 liters.
Guda – Jaggery – Saccharum officinarum – 18.432 kg
Fine powders of
Trivrit – Operculina turpethum
Tejovati – Zanthoxylum alatum
Surana – Wild Yam – Amorphophallus campanulatus
Chitraka – Lead Wort (root) – Plumbago zeylanica
Ela – Cardamom – Elettaria cardamomum
Twak – Cinnamon – Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Maricha – Black pepper – Piper nigrum
Gajapippali – Java Long Pepper (fruit) – Piper chaba

Reference and Shelf life

Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali Arsha Rogadhikara 47 – 57, Sarngadhara Samhita madhyamakhanda – 7 / 6 – 12

Shelf Life: 3 years from the date of manufacture. if you have opened the seal of the bottle, better to use it before 3 months.

 Manufacturer: Nagarjun Pharma – Baahushaala Gulam

Shloka (Sanskrit Verse)

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

2 thoughts on “Bahushala Guda – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects”

  1. Can it be taken throughout the year?, Because after completion of its dosage, I have a doubt that piles, chronic cold may return.


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