Swarna Bhasma Uses Benefits & Side Effects

What is Swarna Bhasma

It will not an exaggeration if we call Swarna Bhasma the miracle of Ayurveda. Swarna Bhasma which is also called Monatomic Gold, Gold Bhasma, Swarn Bhasm & Suvarna Bhasma, is precious Ayurvedic medicine. Swarna Bhasma is used in chronic diseases. It is also used as an adjuvant in various diseases. Swarna bhasma is a unique offering of Ayurveda, which is similar to nectar.

Swarna bhasma is a panacea in many complex diseases like heart disease, brain disease, and many problems related to the nervous system. Many people do not know about the unique benefits of Swarna Bhasma and do not use it.

Swarna Bhasma is also useful in phthisis, tuberculosis, chronic fever, loss of vitality, asthma, cough, burning sensation, acidity, microbial infection, toxicity, infertility, etc.

Today in this article, we will describe mostly all benefits of Swarna Bhasma and the directions of using it. Also, we will tell you what problems you may face if you use it incorrectly.

Ingredients & Preparation

Swarna Bhasma is prepared from pure gold. To produce Swarna Bhasms from pure gold, there is a process which is called calcination process. In this process some other raw material and herbs are requied. This is a classical ayurvedic techniques described in our literature.

In this process the impurities of gold removes and it can be used in therapeutic uses. Swarna bhasma contains about 90% pure gold particles.

Medicinal Properties

  1. Alterative
  2. Antitoxin
  3. Immunomodulatory
  4. Nootropic
  5. Nervine Tonic
  6. Neuroprotective
  7. Cardioprotective
  8. Cardiac tonic
  9. Hepatoprotective
  10. Antioxidant
  11. Adaptogenic
  12. Anti-paralytic
  13. Anti-rheumatic or Anti-arthritic
  14. Anti-inflammatory
  15. Antianginal
  16. Anti-anxiety
  17. Antiarrhythmic
  18. Antibacterial
  19. Anticancer
  20. Anticonvulsant
  21. Antidepressant
  22. Antifungal
  23. Antimicrobial
  24. Anti-mutagenic
  25. Antiproliferative
  26. Antipsychotic (neuroleptic)
  27. Antipyretic
  28. Antitussive
  29. Antiulcerogenic
  30. Aphrodisiac
  31. Demulcent
  32. Digestive Stimulant
  33. Febrifuge
  34. Immunomodulatory
  35. Intellect promoting
  36. Anti-tubercular
  37. Anti-asthmatic
  38. Antidot for poisoning
  39. General Tonic

Ayurvedic Properties

RASA (Taste) MADHURA (Sweet), KASAYA (Astringent)
GUNA (Main Quality) LAGHU (Light), SNIGADH or SNEHA (Unctuous or Oily)
VIRYA (Potency) SHEETA (Cold)
VIPAKA (Resultant) MADHURA (Sweet)
PRABHAVA (Action) Immunomodulatory & Alterative
DOSHA KARMA (Effect on Humors) Pacifies Tridosha (Three Dosha) – VATA DOSHA, PITTA DOSHA & KAPHA DOSHA, but mainly acts on Pitta Dosha
Dhatu (Tissue) Effect RASA, RAKTA, MAMSA, SHUKRA
Organs Effect Whole Body – Especially Nerves, Brain, Lungs, Mind, Heart, Blood Vessels, Eyes, Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Ovaries & Testes

It is sweet, astringent, smooth, but slightly pungent. It also increases physical power and pure and enlightens our heart, mind, and body. It is useful and beneficial from all the body constitutional elements.

Swarna Bhasma Indications

Generally, Swarna bhasma is prescribed in following diseases:

Fever & Infections

  • A wide range of bacterial and viral infections
  • Fever of unknown etiology
  • Chronic fever
  • Low-grade fever
  • All types of Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Intestinal Tuberculosis
  • Phthisis
  • Typhoid fever
  • Blood poisoning (Sepsis or septicemia)
  • Gonorrhea
  • Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Recurrent Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

Lungs & Airways

  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Cough
  • Asthma – along with other asthma medications
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis

Heart & Blood Vessels

  • Angina pectoris
  • Cardiac weakness

Mind, Brain & Nerves

  • Nervine weakness
  • Neurological diseases such as paralysis
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression (If aggressive behavior, then it should be given along with Mukta Pishti)
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Generalized anxiety disorder

Bone, Joints & Muscles

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis – when a patient does not get relief from other medicines

Skin Diseases

  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema

Men’s Health

  • Infertility
  • Impotency

Women’s Health

  • Uterine weakness (acts as uterine tonic and used along with Ashwagandha Churna)
  • Infertility


  • Low Immunity
  • Loss of vitality
  • Toxicity or Poisoning due to external and internal factors
  • All types of cancer
  • Gastritis

Swarna Bhasma Uses & Benefits

Swarna bhasma is precious Ayurvedic medicine. It is used in chronic diseases. Here we have given its benefits in detail.

Swarna Bhasma Uses in Heart Problems

Swarna bhasma is a miraculous medicine for heart diseases. Swarna bhasma (Gold bhasma) can be used by the people who have suffered from heart failure or whose heart has become very weak, and who feels very nervousness and restlessness.

Swarna Bhasma Benefits in Cancer

Swarna bhasma is also used to cure cancer. Ayurveda experts have proved that if cancer patients are given medicines containing Swarna bhasma, they get the quick benefit. Swarna bhasma contains such elements which are very useful in cancer disease.

Swarna Bhasma benefits in brain diseases

Swarna bhasma is very beneficial in serious and complex diseases of the brain. Swarna Bhasma ( Gold bhasma) can be used in people whose memory has become very weak due to any reason or due to some serious illness in the brain.

But even if there is no serious brain disease, Swarna bhasma can be used as a tonic. This gives new strength and energy to the mind.

Swarna Bhasma beneficial in Stress & Depression

Swarna bhasma  is also used to reduce stress. The main cause of stress is the Caticolamines hormones released by our brain. When this hormone is relaesed, we start feeling stressed. Swarna bhasma controls the hormonal balance in our brain and keeps us away from stress.

Swarna Bhasma Benefits in Pregnancy

Swarna bhasma is also useful in pregnancy under certain special conditions. Some women who are physically weak have anemia due to pregnancy. Due to which the fetus in the womb does not get a sufficient amount of oxygen. In such a situation, if the medicines containing swarna bhasma are used, it benefits immensely and also has a favorable effect on the health of the fetus.

Note: Consult your doctor before taking medicines containing swarna bhasma in pregnancy.

Swarna Bhasma Benefits in Skin diseases

Swarna Bhasma contains some mineral salts which have proved very beneficial in skin-related diseases. Swarna bhasma is beneficial in problems such as swelling in the skin, redness, skin irritation, or itching. Consuming Swarna Bhasma creates new cells, which keeps our skin healthy.

Swarna Bhasma benefits in diabetes and sexual weakness

The most prominent use of Swarna Bhasma is in diabetes and sexual weakness. Due to increasing age, especially after the age of 50, when diabetes becomes a problem, the sexual strength due to diabetes also reduces on its own.

In this situation, ordinary medicines for masculine strength are not effective. If Swarna bhasma is consumed in this situation, the same sexual weakness is cured and diabetes also cured. Swarna bhasma intake has proved very beneficial in old age.

Swarna Bhasma benefits in other problems

Apart from this, Swarna Bhasma is also beneficial in many other diseases like problems of infertility in women, many types of diseases of the eyes, and decreasing immunity. Intake of Swarna bhasma is usefaul in many small and big problems in the body.

Precautions while using Swarna Bhasma

Swarna bhasma is a valuable Ayurvedic medicine made from gold. If the quantity and intake method of Swarna Bhasma is not taken care of, then consuming it can cause many problems in the body and can also cause harm in place of benefits. Let us know what problems can occur by consuming swarna bhasma.

Uncontrolled intake of Swarna bhasma may cause stomach problems such as stomach pain, intestinal bloating, stomach cramps, physical weakness, and fatigue, etc.

On the one hand Swarna bhasms cures sexual problem. But it’s wrong intake may cause impotency. It can also cause trembling of hands and feet if taken wrongly.

Swarna bhasma should never be given to children. It should always be kept out of the reach of children. Swarna Bhasma should be taken under the supervision of a qualified doctor.

Swarna Bhasma Dosage

The classical ayurvedic dosage of Swarna Bhasma is as follows:

Children :
Tuberculosis 0.05 mg per Kg of body weight
Short-term use 1 mg per Kg of body weight
Long-term use 0.5 mg per Kg of body weight
Adults :
Tuberculosis 2.5 mg
Short-term use 60 mg
Long-term use 30 mg
Maximum Possible Dosage 125 mg Per Day (in divided doses)

The lowest effective dosage for Swarna Bhasma is 0.05 mg per Kg of body weight (twice a day) or 0.1 mg per kg of body weight per day.

How to Take Swarna Bhasma

Anupan (Adjuvant) Honey, Cream, Milk, Sitopaladi Churna
Dosage Frequency Twice daily
Medication Time At least 30 minutes before meal or 2 hours after meal.

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