Ayurvedic Proprietary Medicine

Bonnisan (Drops & Liquid)

Bonnisan (Drops & Liquid) is an ayurvedic proprietary medicine used in infants and children for prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders. Overall, it is a digestive supplement and promotes healthy growth.

Ingredients (Composition)

The ingredients are same in both preparations, but there is difference in composition. Bonnisan Drops are more concentrated than Bonnisan Liquid is.

Bonnisan Drops Composition

Ingredient1 ML Bonnisan Drops Contains
Dill Oil – Oil of Anethum Graveolens0.00162 ml
Guduchi – Tinospora Cordifolia0.45 mg
Himsra – Capparis Spinosa0.45 mg
Pippali – Piper Longum0.45 mg
Amla (Indian Gooseberry – Emblica officinalis0.45 mg
Kasani – Cichorium Intybus0.45 mg
Kasamarda – Cassia Occidentalis0.45 mg
Haritaki – Terminalia Chebula0.45 mg
Ela (Green Cardamom) -Elettaria Cardamomum0.45 mg
Biranjasipha – Achillea Millefolium0.45 mg
Jhavuka – Tamarix Gallica0.45 mg
Gokshura – Tribulus Terrestris0.45 mg
Punarnava – Boerhavia Diffusa0.45 mg

Bonnisan Liquid Composition

Ingredient5 ML Bonnisan Liquid Contains
Dill Oil – Oil of Anethum Graveolens0.0018 ml
Guduchi – Tinospora Cordifolia0.5 mg
Himsra – Capparis Spinosa0.5 mg
Pippali – Piper Longum0.5 mg
Amalaki (Indian Gooseberry – Emblica officinalis0.5 mg
Kasani – Cichorium Intybus0.5 mg
Kasamarda – Cassia Occidentalis0.5 mg
Haritaki – Terminalia Chebula0.5 mg
Ela (Green Cardamom) -Elettaria Cardamomum0.5 mg
Biranjasipha – Achillea Millefolium0.5 mg
Jhavuka – Tamarix Gallica0.5 mg
Gokshura – Tribulus Terrestris0.5 mg
Punarnava – Boerhavia Diffusa0.5 mg

In addition to these ingredients, Bonnisan Drops and Bonnisan Liquid both are processed with following herbs.

  1. Kamal (Nelumbium Speciosum)
  2. Nagarmotha (Cyperus Scariosus)
  3. Amalaki (Indian Gooseberry – Emblica officinalis
  4. Sugandha Vacha – Kaempferia Galanga
  5. Parpata – Fumaria Officinalis
  6. Vaividang – Embelia Ribes
  7. ArjunaTerminalia Arjuna
  8. Guduchi (Giloy) – Tinospora Cordifolia
  9. Shatapushpa (Saunf or Fennel) – Foeniculum Vulgare
  10. Yavanika (Ptychotis Ajowan)
  11. Ushira (Vetiveria Zizanioides)
  12. Mulethi (Yashtimadhu) – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza Glabra

Medicinal Properties

Bonnisan contains various herbs, which have different healing properties, so Bonnisan has following therapeutic properties.

  1. Carminative
  2. Digestive
  3. Antispasmodic
  4. Appetite stimulant
  5. Anti-nausea
  6. Antisecretory
  7. Antioxidant
  8. Antimicrobial
  9. Antiemetic
  10. Anti-inflammatory
  11. Stomachic
  12. Hepatic Stimulant
  13. Hepato-protective
  14. Anthelmintic
  15. Prebiotic

Therapeutic Indications

Bonnisan is helpful in following health conditions.

Common Digestive Problems in Infants & Children

  1. Baby colic or abdominal pain
  2. Gas
  3. Indigestion
  4. Constipation
  5. Feeding intolerance
  6. Spitting up or gastroesophageal reflux
  7. Mild Nausea & vomiting, but without any serious cause
  8. Flatulence
  9. Bloating

Bonnisan is also indicated for promoting overall health of infants and children. Obviously, a good digestion promotes health and prevents various types of diseases. Therefore, Bonnisan is also recommended as using it as digestive supplement.


Bonnisan Drops Dosage

Infants up to 1 month5 to 10 Drops *
1 month to 6 months10 to 20 Drops *

* Thrice daily

Bonnisan Liquid Dosage

Infants up to 1 month1/2 Teaspoon (2.5 ml) *
1 month to 6 months1 Teaspoon (5 ml) *
6 months to 3 years2 Teaspoons (10 ml) *

* Thrice daily

Side Effects

Bonnisan is LIKELY SAFE for Infants and children within therapeutic or recommended dosage. There are no adverse reactions reported with the use of Bonnisan.

Dr. Jagdev Singh

Dr. Jagdev Singh (B.A.M.S., M. Sc. in Medicinal Plants) is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herbalist. He has successfully treated thousands of patients with Ayurveda (including Herbal Ayurvedic Medicine and Ayurvedic Diet). Ayur Times is an initiative of his efforts to bring quality information on Indian Medicine with the highest level of relevancy and scientific evidence.

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  1. My baby girls is 17 days old only, could i give the Himalaya Bonnisan? If yes, please tell me dose.

  2. Hi, i started giving bonnisam himalaya to my 3weeks baby boy but ever since i started he seems to be crying and defecating than before. Could it be part of its side effects?

  3. My 5.5 months baby poops a lot means three or four time a day. Is it normal? She takes bonnison twice/day. Pls answer

    1. Three bowel movements per day is normal. 3 to 4 is also likely normal. You should stop bonnisan for 2 weeks and check if it is the cause of frequent poops. If it causes, then you should stop it.

  4. My baby is 14 months old, right now she is teething may be. Her stomach is always kind of bloated and from last 2 days she has been crying in the night, does bonnisan help her?

    1. According to ayurveda, aggravated Vata is the cause of all types of hernia. So, if we consider this, Bonnisan should help because it improves the passage of Vayu and pacifies aggravated Vata Dosha in the body, especially in digestive system.

  5. My son is 3.6 years old. He is eating 1 roti only in school. At home he is not eating anything. He likes only to drink milk. What should I do? I am very much worried about him.
    Please suggest me.

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