What is Godanti Bhasma
Today, in this article, we will give you full details about Godanti Bhasma. Godanti Bhasma is an ayurvedic medicine that is prepared from Gypsum.
Godanti Bhasma is beneficial in chronic fever, headache, malaria, typhoid, dengue malaria, menstrual disturbances, calcium deficiency, osteoporosis, blood pressure, and many other types of problems. It is also used in many ayurvedic compositions.
Godanti Bhasma is called “Godanti” because it looks like the teeth of a cow. If we talk about the chemical organization of this ash then it is a form of gypsum which is a type of stone.
Ingredients & Composition
|COMMON NAME||SCIENTIFIC NAMES|
|Gypsum (Godanti)||Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate|
|Aloe Vera Juice||For preparation & processing and grinding gypsum powder|
How Godant Bhasma Formed
- First Gypsum is purified.
- After this, Gypsum is ground to obtain a fine powder of it.
- Gypsum is infused with aloe vera juice.
- small cakes of this mixture are made and they are cooked at a high temperature of 200 to 500 ° C
Some older vaidyas use lemon juice or neem leaves instead of aloe vera juice. Godanti Bhasma which is made using Neem leaves is called Neem Godanti Bhasma. This bhasma is very beneficial in typhoid and chronic fever.
Chemical Formation of Godanti Bhasma
Godanti is soft calcium and sulfur mineral compound. Chemically, it is calcium sulfate dihydrate.
Chemical Formula: CaSO4·2H2O
Godanti Bhasma has the following healing properties.
- Antipyretic (lowers fever and works as PARACETAMOL)
- Calcium Supplement
Indications of Godanti Bhasma
Godanti Bhasma is helpful in following health conditions.
- Typhoid fever (NEEM GODANTI is used)
- Chronic Fever
- General body aches/pains
- Calcium supplement
- Severe headache
- Trigeminal neuralgia
- Tension headache
- High blood pressure (mild effects)
- Headache due to high blood pressure
- Heart tonic
- Breathing trouble due to heart disease
- Low bone mineral density
- Joint inflammation
- Joint pain (mild effect)
- Burning sensation on joints due to rheumatoid arthritis
- Non-productive cough
- Asthma (but not beneficial in acute phase)
- Upper respiratory infections
- Excessive uterine bleeding (along with praval pisthi)
- Fever after delivery
- Dental plaque
Thus we can say that Godanti Bhasma is used in many diseases. Many incurable diseases can be cured soon by using Godanti Bhasma.
Godanti Bhasma Uses
Godanti Bhasma has many medical properties and used in various diseases. Here we have discussed about Godanti Bhasma Uses and Benefits in details.
Godanti Bhasma Uses in Chronic Fever
In Ayurveda, Godanti Bhasma is used as an antipyretic drug. Godanti Bhasma acts like paracetamol and it cures fever immediately.
If a person has a headache with fever, then the use of Godanti Bhasma proves to be the best. It normalizes fever and headache within 30 minutes to 2 hours. Godanti Bhasma exerts its influence on the brain, lungs, and blood vessels.
If fever is due to any reason, in most cases Godanti Bhasma is used to reduce the body temperature. Godanti Bhasma is used with Mahasudarshan Churna or Mahasudarshan Ghan Vati to reduce fever temperature.
If fever is very high and the patient is restless, in such a situation, it can also be used with Praval Pishti for quick relief.
Godanti Bhasma Uses in Typhoid Fever
While in general fever Godanti Bhasma is used prepared with aloe vera. But to cure typhoid fever Neem Godanti Bhasma is used, which is very effective in this fever.
If the patient has very high fever, then other Ayurvedic medicines can be used along with Godanti Bhasma. In the case of typhoid, Godanti Bhasma can be given to the patient in this way.
500 mg Neem Godanti, 500 mg Praval Pishti, 1.5 gram Sitopaladi Churna and 250 mg Giloy Sat.
Make a dose by mixing these four and ask the patient to lick with honey. Consume this mixture two to three times a day gives great benefit in typhoid fever.
Godanti Bhasma benefits in Hypercalcium
Hypercalcemia is a condition in which there is a lot of calcium deficiency in our body. If we talk about the chemical organization of Godanti Bhasma then we know that Godanti Bhasma is a tonic rich in calcium.
If Godanti Bhasma is given to the patient in a certain proportion then it helps a lot in increasing the calcium level. Godanti Bhasma can be given as follows for this problem.
500 mg Godanti Bhasma, and 250 mg Muktushukti Pishti. This is the sum of one dose. Giving it for 8 to 10 days in the morning and evening gives great benefit.
Godanti Bhasma Uses in Headache
Godanti Bhasma is also very beneficial in headache. It cures migraine and normal pain. In this problem, this drug can be consumed in this way.
500 mg Godanti Bhasma, 500 mg Giloy Sat and 2 grams of Sugar Powder. This is the sum of one dose.
Taking this dose twice a day provides great relief in headaches. If the headache is very strong, then this prescription can also be taken three to four times a day.
Godanti Bhasma Uses in Leucorrhoea and Vaginal Edema
Leucorrhoea which is also known as likoria in general is a very bad disease. In this disease thick yellow liquid having a very bad smell comes from the vagina and the woman loses her beauty and health. Apart from this, it is also used in inflammation of the uterus and burning sensation in the vagina. Godanti Bhasma can be used in leucorrhoea and vaginal edema in this way.
500 mg Godanti Bhasma, 1 gram cumin powder, 500 mg Mazufal powder and 2 grams Supari Pak. This is the sum of one dose. Taking this mixture in the evening for 15 to 20 days gives very good results.
Godanti Bhasma Uses in Uterus Problems like excessive uterine bleeding
If there is too much bleeding from the uterus, then Godanti Bhasma can be used in this way.
500 milligrams of neem Godanti, 2 grams of gooseberry powder, 2 grams of isabgol husk. It is one dosage. Taking this dose in the morning and evening with fresh water for 15 to 20 days gives very good relief.
Dosage & Administration
Godanti bhasma dosage varies from 125 mg to 1 gram depending on the health condition and age of the patient.
|0 to 3 Months||65 mg to 125 mg|
|3 Months to 1 year||125 mg to 175 mg|
|1 year to 5 years||125 mg to 250 mg|
|Above 5 years||250 mg to 500 mg|
|Adults||500 mg to 1 gram|
The total dosage of godanti bhasma should not exceed from 2 grams per day in adults and 1 grams mg in children.
Precautions and Side Effects
If Godanti Bhasma is used for a short duration of time like 3 to 4 weeks, then no side effects have been observed.
But if Godanti Bhasma is used for a long time then problems in the liver can arise. In any case, Godanti Bhasma should not be used for more than 1 month.