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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Monday, April 11, 2022

Swarn Makshik Bhasma - Ingredients, Method Of Preparation & Uses


Swarna makshik is made from a mixture of copper and iron ore. Both the elements are very necessary for the body functions like formation of blood cells, keeping nerves and the immune system healthy. These both elements in combination are very beneficial for the body as copper helps in better absorption of iron. It is used in bhasma form which is purified and processed so that it is easily absorbed by the body. It can be used in many disorders which we will mention below.

Ingredients Used in Swarn Makshik Bhasma

IIt has the following ingredients which are mentioned below:-

  1. Shuddha makshik (Chalcopyrite)
  2. Hingul (Compound of sulfur and mercury)
  3. Lemon (Citrus limon)

Ref. Ayurvedic Text - [ Rastarangini 11/23-25 ]

Description Of Ingredients

All the ingredients have special medicinal properties which are mentioned below:

1. Shuddha makshik

It is sweet in taste, bitter and astringent in taste and has a hot property so it can help in pacifying the vata dosha. It is light to digest and can travel in the minute channels of the body so it will act as a catalyst for other medications or food for the easy transportation and absorption which increases the immunity and strength of the body. This bhasma has a rasayan effect which causes cell rejuvenation so it can be used when there is depletion of the body tissue due to tuberculosis, weight loss etc.

2. Hingul

Combination of mercury with sulfur which is known as the hingul and it can be converted in the powder form as pure mercury is in the liquid form. It is yogavahi, which means it is able to go into the minute channels of the body and acts as a catalyst for other medications and herbs. It is helpful in digesting the aama dosha of the body which is also known as the toxins of the digestive system which are transported to the other parts of the body.

3. Lemon

It is sour in taste and hot in potency. As it is light to digest it will increase the absorption of the other ingredients. It is helpful in relieving the excessive accumulation of kapha in the stomach, excessive thirst, treats ama dosha and bad breath. Helps in promoting digestion and relieves bad breath.

Method Of Preparation

Following method of preparation is used for making this formulation:

  1. Hingul and pure swarn makshik is mixed.
  2. This mixture is than grounded with the lemon juice.
  3. Cakes of this mixture are made and heated in a furnace without.
  4. air.

Medicinal Properties

It has the following medicinal properties which are mentioned below:

  1. It increases the levels of Hemoglobin
  2. Decreases inflammation
  3. Helps in formation of RBC
  4. Acts as an Antacid
  5. Anti-depressant
  6. Helps in reducing fever

Dosha Karma

It helps in pacifying all the three doshas of the body but mainly helps in pacifying the pitta dosha and then kapha dosha.


It can be taken in the dose of 125 mg to 375 mg per day.

Classical Indications

Classically it can be indicated in:

  1. Prameha
  2. Emaciation
  3. Low digestive fire
  4. Anemia
  5. Bleeding disorders
  6. Vertigo
  7. Fever with chills
  8. Spleenomegaly


It can be indicated in many conditions related to heart and blood such as anemia, palpitations and high blood pressure. Calms the mind so treats conditions such as Insomnia, headache, anxiety, headache, depression etc. It is very good for digestive health such as hyperacidity, chronic gastritis, heartburn, hepatitis, jaundice, mouth ulcer, nausea, vomiting, ulcerative colitis etc. women's health issues like white discharge, dysmenorrhea, Burning sensation of the body, low grade fever, Bleeding piles and itching.

Swarn Makshik Bhasma

Side Effects

It does not have any side effects in purified form but it should be taken under the guidance of an expert ayurvedic doctor.


Swarn makshik bhasma is a formulation which has been made from the compound of iron and copper and it can be used instead of gold as it also has therapeutic effects like gold but in low potency. It is provided by the planet ayurveda which has been passed through the quality check of the product to provide the 100% benefit of the medicine.

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