What is Kasis Bhasma?
Kasis Bhasma is a mineral-based Ayurvedic medicine used by Ayurveda physicians in the treatment of various diseases. If we talk about the chemical composition of this medicine, it is a form of ferrous sulfate.
There are two types of this medicine, “Pushpa Kasis” and “Balu Kasis”. The Balu Kasis is also known as “Dhatu Kasis”, but in medical uses, Pushpa Kasis is used. To obtain Kasis Bhasma from Pure Kasis, first, it is cleaned and then it is converted into Bhasma after some Ayurvedic Process.
This medicine is used in various diseases like loss of appetite, indigestion, the heaviness of abdomen, splenomegaly and premature graying of hairs
It also helps in the problems of menstrual disturbances and the absence of menstruation in any month. Apart from this, it is beneficial in skin diseases like scabies, itching, etc.
|COMMON NAME||SCIENTIFIC NAMES|
|Purified Kasis (Green vitriol)||Ferrous Sulfate|
|Aloe Vera Juice||For Processing|
Kasis is a Hindi name for green vitriol, which is Ferrous sulfate.
Ferrous Sulfate is also used in mainstream medicines for the treatment of anemia, but Kasis Bhasma is a calcined form of Ferrous sulfate, so its bioavailability is higher than raw ferrous sulfate.
Kasis Bhasma has the following healing properties.
- Digestive Stimulant
Kasis Bhasma is helpful in following health conditions.
Heart & Blood
- Iron Deficiency Anemia
- Abdominal Distension
- Liver enlargement
- Fatty Liver
- Spleen enlargement
- Amenorrhea (absent menstruation)
Skin & Hairs
- Premature graying of hairs
Kasis Bhasma Uses & Health Benefits
Kasis Bhasma is a very useful medicine, and it acts on various organs like uterus, liver, spleen, stomach, blood, and intestine. That is why it is beneficial in all diseases related to these organs. Here we have given full details about this medicine.
Kasis Bhasma Uses in Anemia
As you know that Kasis Bhasma is basically a form of Iron and this is an iron-rich medicine. That is why this medicine increases the level of hemoglobin and cures in fatigue, weakness, pale skin, frequent infections, lightheadedness, and dizziness. All these symptoms occur when an individual is deficient in iron.
Kasis Bhasma Uses in Amenorrhea
Amenorrhea is a women problem, in which women suffer from menstrual problems. If there is an absence of a menstrual period, then it is called amenorrhea. Kasis Bhasma is useful in primary and secondary amenorrhea. This medicine gives its result within 15 days. To boost the effect of this medicine Heeng (asafoetida) may be used.
Kasis Bhasma Uses in Dysmenorrhea
Kasis Bhasma has anti-spasmodic action due to which it is very useful in membranous dysmenorrhea. It reduces pain and cramps during the menstrual period. You may require starting it 7 days before the due date and repeating it for three menstrual cycles. You should stop taking it after completion of the menstrual cycle.
Kasis Bhasma Uses in Oligomenorrhea
Some patients have a problem with abnormally infrequent and light menstruation. Kasis Bhasma is a good remedy for Oligomenorrhea. It should be used in a similar way as explained under the heading of dysmenorrhea.
Kasis Bhasma Uses in Fatty Liver
Kasis Bhasma reduces fats and cholesterol in the body. It also reduces fats from the liver, so it is beneficial for the fatty liver syndrome. It also improves appetite by inducing bile secretion from the liver.
Consuming Kasis Bhasma with different medicines in different diseases is beneficial. In the following table, we have explained in detail the consumption of this ash.
|In jaundice and anemia||with honey|
|tuberculosis||With 64 Prahari Peepal|
|In white leprosy||With Triphala and Vaayvidang Churna|
|Spleen enlargement||With honey and cow urine|
|In general||With honey and cereal|
|In abdominal diseases||With Trikatu Churna and Honey|
|In eye diseases||Triphala with melted butter or gooseberries|
|In menstrual disturbances||With Aluva or asafoetida|
Intake method and quantity
|Adult||125 mg to 375 mg|
|Proper timing of medication (when to take?)||Have food soon after dinner|
|How many times a day?||2 times – morning and evening|
|Anupan (take with whom?)||with honey|
|Duration of treatment (how long to take)||Seek medical advice|
Precautions & Side Effects
If you take this medicine according to the doctor’s advice, then there is no harm to this medicine, but if you take more of this medicine, then you may have the following disadvantages.