Ayurvedic Supplements & Medicines for Bodybuilding, Muscle Strength & Stamina


In sports world, most of athletes and sportspeople use supplements for bodybuilding and increasing muscle strength, stamina and endurance. However, their supplements include protein powders, vitamin, minerals and others. Some people also use anabolic steroids, which are mostly unsafe and illegal to use.

Ayurvedic supplements are derived from the natural sources like food items, herbs and minerals. These ayurvedic medicines or supplements are not performance-enhancing drugs, which give immediate results. Ayurvedic supplements may act slowly, but naturally improve overall health and body strength.

Ayurveda provides considerably safe and legal options to increase body strength, build muscle mass, improve endurance, and increase physical stamina naturally. The benefits got through ayurvedic supplements are likely stable and not decreasing even after stopping them.

Ayurvedic Supplements

The following ayurvedic supplements are beneficial for building muscles, improving exercise capacity and improve endurance and performance.

Ashwagandha Arjuna Ksheer

Ashwagandha Arjuna Ksheer is homemade remedy used for heart patients, but it is also beneficial for improving both aerobic and anaerobic exercise capacity. For athletes, it is highly beneficial.

  1. Ashwagandha increases Anaerobic Running Capacity. VO2 max significantly increases by regular intake of Ashwagandha.
  2. Terminalia Arjuna increases Aerobic Exercise Capacity. It improves left ventricle function. It also improves performance in high intensity cardio.

Ashwagandha Arjuna Ksheer contains three ingredients Ashwagandha, Arjuna and Cow’s Milk.

Read Here about How to Make Ashwagandha Arjuna Ksheer Pak

Ashwagandha Pak

Ashwagandha Pak is also very beneficial for increasing muscle mass, stamina, endurance and body strength. People doing anaerobic exercise for building muscles can get benefits from the Ashwagandha Pak. It is also beneficial for athletes, wrestlers, and sportspeople belong to any game. Ashwagandha Pak also speeds up recovery after physical endurance exercises.

Ashwagandha Avaleha

Ashwagandha Avaleha also gives similar benefits as Ashwagandha Pak provides.

Kameshwar Modak

Kameshwar Modak is used as aphrodisiac medicine in ayurveda. It also increases muscle strength. It contains herbs like Ashwagandha, Yashtimadhu, Shatavari, Vidarikand, Nagbala, Talamkhana etc. All these herbs provide strength to the muscles, increase stamina, and improve endurance and performance in the sports. People looking for ayurvedic medicine for building muscles, then it is also perfect choice for them. It provides all essential herbs required for bodybuilding.

Gokhru Pak

The main ingredient of Gokhru Pak is Gokshura (Tribulus Terrestris), which is well known in sports world. Tribulus Terrestris is well known for reducing exercise related fatigue and increasing vigor. However, this formulation is mainly used for urinary and kidney disorders in ayurveda, but it also provides strength to the muscles and helps building muscle mass.

Chhuhara Pak

The main ingredient of Chhuhara Pak is Dates (KHAJUR). It is highly effective formulation in ayurveda used as aphrodisiac and sports supplement. Its effects appear within a month. It increases physical stamina and endurance capacity. It is highly beneficial for building muscle mass.

Madnanand Modak

Madnanand Modak is poly herbal formulation, which also contains minerals. In ayurveda, it is used as aphrodisiac and for increasing strength and stamina. It is also very potent ayurvedic supplement, which is beneficial for increasing physical endurance capacity, muscle strength and exercise capacity.

Musli Pak

The main ingredient of Musli Pak is Safed Musli. It is also helpful for increasing stamina, muscle strength and muscle mass.

Ayurvedic Herbal Combination

The following herbal combination is also very good for bodybuilding and increasing muscle strength:

Ashwagandha50 grams
Arjuna50 grams
Vidarikand50 grams
Talmakhana Seeds50 grams
Safed Musli50 grams
Black Musli50 grams
Gokshura50 grams
Bala50 grams
Nagbala50 grams
Kaunch Seeds50 grams
Vanshlochan50 grams
Abhrak Bhasma10 grams
Mix all ingredients in ratio given above. Take this mixture in dosage of 1 tsp. twice daily with milk.

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Questions & Answers (35)

  1. sushil says

    Which one is better for muscle-gain Ashwagandha Lehyam or Ashwagandha capsules?

      1. Kapil yadav says

        Sir, can I take this combination and aswgandhadi lehyam both.
        Is it helpful for weight and mass gainer too? And tell me it can be taken before workout or after workout.

  2. sushil says

    sir which brand should i prefer and what should i take along with it for better results

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      1. For ashwagandha lehyam, ARYA VAIDYA SALA KOTTAKKAL and AVP COIMBATORE brands are suggestible.

      2. Warm milk is good adjuvant for Ashwagandha Lehyam. Dosage depends on digestive capacity. Generally, 1 to 2 tsp. is sufficient dosage of Ashwagandha Lehyam.

  3. PANKAJ YADAV says

    Sir, the above combination of ashwagandha, safad and black musali, goksuru, vanslochan, abhrak bhasam, bala and naagbala, arjuna and vidarikhand. Does it have any side effect?
    For how much time can we continue these herbs for bodybuilding?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      All ingredients in this combination are likely safe. This combination should be continued for 3 to 6 months.

  4. Keshav says

    Can we take this combination throughout the life?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      However, this combination can be taken throughout the life, but without specific purpose, using any formulation or ayurvedic combination is not suggestible.

  5. Prashant GUnd says

    As per the details above, I prepared this combination, but whenever I mix this combination with water or milk, there becomes thick slurry, and I find difficult to digest it, which component makes it sticky slurry?
    Do I need to warm up or boil the powder in water or milk?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      There are many ingredients, which can make it sticky slurry.

      Generally, it can be taken without mixing it in water or milk, and drinking milk after that. But many people will face problem due to stickiness of this mixture even in the mouth, so the best method to take it is to boil it in water and milk.

      You can use this mixture by taking a half glass of water and a half glass of milk. Boil it and then simmer it until only a half glass remains. Then filter it and drink it adding desired amount of sugar.

  6. sameer says

    Does the above combination increase the body heat and cause pimples or not. During bodybuilding, I eat meat and chicken. Can I use this combination along with this and how to use?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      There is no such problem occur with this herbal mixture. One can take it in dosage of 1/2 to 1 teaspoon two times a day with milk.

  7. Vivek says

    Can I prefer this formula for stamina and endurance in gym? I want to know can this formula cause fat burn too.

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      The formulation is useful for building stamina and increasing endurance in exercises and sports.
      It does not likely to burn the fat.

      1. Vivek says

        Ok thank you Sir,
        But I want know about fat burn mixer with this formula. Which herbs can I take additional to burn belly fat and increase muscle and stamina?

  8. nishant says

    From where can I get these ingredients? How can I prepare this ayurvedic supplement?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      All ingredients are available in any local herbal store. Just grind them and mix them in provided proportion.

  9. sandep says

    In above formula, all integrants are taking in raw type best or boil the milk and water.
    What is best multivitamin in ayurveda?
    I am weight lifter best food and supplement in ayurveda.

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      The mixture becomes sticky when mixed in milk. Some people also feel its stickiness in the mouth. So, a lot of liquid should be taken with this powder. Secondly, the powder should be taken in small amount, then drink the milk or water, then again take it in small amounts until you get the full dosage. It can also be boiled in milk or water, filter and drink the liquid.
      It is good supplement for weight lifters and provides sufficient energy and nutritional benefits.

  10. sandip says

    Best multivitamin tablet in ayurveda and calcium sources

  11. Thakur K says

    Hi Can we add Haldi and ginger powder in it?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      Yes, these herbs can be added, but it would be better to take Haldi and Ginger powder mixture separately.

  12. hemant says

    Can I add Shilajit, Trikatu, Shatavari, Yashtimadhu, and Kesar to it?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      Yes, these can be added in quantity of 10 grams for Shilajit and Trikatu. Yashtimadhu should be added in quantity of 50 grams. Kesar can be added in quantity of 1 to 5 grams.

  13. Bipul says

    Sir, I wanna ayurvedic formula for gain fat, muscles, stamina, and power.

  14. ankit says

    I am runner I do 100,200,400m wt kind of Ayurveda. Herbs can I take for power, stamina, endurance, muscle strength, fast recovery

  15. karan choudhary says

    My name is karan. My game is badminton. I am work hard every day and I take whey protein, but I will choose ayurveda protein and supplement, so please recommend the protein and supplement.

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      We do not suggest any protein supplements. You should get proteins from your natural diet. For further details, you should consult a dietitian. Ayurvedic supplements described in the article are good for people playing any game. These herbs and supplements are known for improving stamina, performance and endurance.

  16. pachu says

    When should it be taken before or after a workout? Can it be replaced for whey protein supplements?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      1. Ayurvedic Herbal Combination can be taken 2 hours before or 45 minutes after a workout.

      2. The mixture contains natural protein as present in different herbs, but protein content is in little amounts. So, it will not replace your protein requirement from other sources. We advise taking proteins from food sources instead any supplement. This combination can also be taken along with whey protein supplements.

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