Cystone (Tablets & Syrup) Benefits, Uses, Dosage & Side Effects


Cystone (Tablets & Syrup) is an ayurvedic proprietary medicine used for kidney stones, which is manufactured by Himalaya Herbal Healthcare (The Himalaya Drug Company). Cystone also provides support in chronic urinary tract infection and prevents recurrence of stone formation in the kidneys.

Ingredients (Composition)

IngredientsQuantity per tablet
Shilapuspha – Didymocarpus Pedicellata130 Mg
Pasanabheda (Ciliata) – Bergenia Ligulata Or Saxifraga Ligulata)98 Mg
Manjishtha (Indian Madder) – Rubia Cordifolia32 Mg
Nagarmotha (Umbrella’s Edge) – Cyperus Scariosus32 Mg
Apamarga (Prickly Chaff Flower) – Achyranthes Aspera32 Mg
Gojiha (Sedge) – Onosma Bracteatum32 Mg
Sahadevi (Purple Fleabane) – Vernonia Cinerea32 Mg
Hajrul Yahood Bhasma (Badrashma Bhasma) –  Lime Silicate Calx32 Mg
Shilajit (Asphaltum)26 Mg

Medicinal Properties

Cystone has following therapeutic action.

Main Action

  • Lithontriptic (lithotriptic) – dissolves stones in the kidneys
  • Diuretic
  • Anti-lithiatic – Prevents and inhibits stone formation in the kidneys

Secondary Actions

  • Anti-microbial property – appears in UTI
  • Demulcent
  • Anti-inflammatory

Therapeutic Indications

  1. Kidney stones
  2. Crystalluria (crystals in the urine)
  3. Dysuria
  4. As adjuvant in UTIs
  5. Hyperuricemia (excess of uric acid in the blood)
  6. Burning urination
  7. Non-specific Urethritis (swelling or irritation of the urethra)

Benefits & Uses

Due to diuretic, lithotriptic, Antilithiatic, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties, Cystone helps dissolving, removing and preventing kidney stones and helps in urinary disorders.

Kidney Stones

Cystone is commonly used for kidney stones and its prevention. Cystone ingredients act on almost all types of stones, help dissolving the stones, and flush out the stone gravel through the urine.

Cystone contains several ingredients, which are potent Anti-lithiatic and lithotriptic agents. These ingredients help dissolving the stones and diuretic action of Cystone aids in flushing out the stone crystals through the urine.

Cystone works well in following types of stones.

  • Calcium oxalate stones
  • Uric acid stones
  • Calcium and phosphate stones

Cystone syrup can also be used in Pediatric urolithiasis. In children, it is best syrup based preparation available in the market for kidney stones.

Bladder Stones

Cystone is also beneficial for dissolving and eliminating urate bladder stones. For the best results, it should be used along with Chandanasava. It also helps clearing stone crystals and gravels.

Burning micturition & UTI

Cystone has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. In combination with Chandanasava and Chandanadi Vati, Cystone reduces burning micturition and urinary tract infections.

Recurrent formation of stones

In some people, stone formation becomes habitual. They also require following kidney stone diet in addition to the treatment. Cystone along with Chandraprabha Vati helps preventing recurrence of the kidney stones.

Crystalluria (presence of crystals in urine)

In addition to stones, some medicines such as sulfonamides, penicillin or Ciprofloxacin can cause Crystalluria.

Cystone and Chandraprabha Vati combination is best alternative treatment for Crystalluria. One may have to take this combination for several weeks to cure this problem.


Cystone is available in syrup and tablets form. Its dosage is as follows.

Cystone Tablets

Children1 tablet twice or thrice a day
Adults2 tablets twice or thrice a day

Cystone Syrup

Children1 tsp. twice or thrice a day
Adults2 tsp. twice or thrice a day

The dosage of Cystone can vary according to health condition and age of the patient, so one should consult a doctor before starting Cystone.

Side Effects

Cystone is LIKELY SAFE and WELL TOLERATED in most people. There are no side effects reported with the use of Cystone tablets and syrup.

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Questions & Answers (18)

  1. Ganesh says

    After taking two tablets, I started some shivering and kind of hypoglycemic effect. Can you please explain why?

  2. AZAM says

    Does Cystone work on gallbladder stones?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      Cystone is not likely to work on gallbladder stones. It is beneficial in only kidney stones.

  3. tushar agarwal says

    cystone is very good tablet for stone problems….

  4. Kamran Azeem says

    Hope to get rid of 1cm kidney stone, today i’ve started taking cystone tablets on doctor’s recommodation

    1. N Kumbakara says

      Can you share your experience? Any improvement after taking cystone?

  5. CHAUHAN says

    Does cystone help in reducing the size of prostate hypertrophy in benign prostate hypertrophy with kidney stones?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      However, cystone is not formulated for the prostate hypertrophy, but some of its ingredients may help to reduce some symptoms of prostate hypertrophy and its size.

  6. Abhaypunpun says

    Does cystone help in the small complex cyst in upper pole of left kidney with tiny mural calcification.

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      I hope it should help when used along with Chandraprabha Vati in this condition.

      1. AZAM KHAN says

        Is there any drug available for gallstones?
        Moreover, please let me know, that Himalayas new product LIV 52 HB. Is it good in Hepatitis B? What are the results of this product? Is this product available in Pakistan? Thank you.

        1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

          1. There is no effective medicine for gallstones. However, Tamra Bhasma along with leaf juice of Karela (Momordica Charantia or bitter gourd) is recommended in some texts. We do not have any experience on this.

          2. LIV 52 HB is specially prepared for hepatitis B. It contains two varieties of Mustak plants, which are antiviral, antioxidant, hepatoprotective and anti-inflammatory. Therefore, it is helpful in the management of hepatitis by reversing the damage of liver cells and restores it natural functions. About results, it also reduces the viral load significantly.

          3. I am not aware if it is available in Pakistan.

  7. Onyema says

    Have problem of stone how lono can I take this cystone for it to clear off?

  8. Onyema says

    Suffering from stone problem for years now…I just bought this cystone how long can I take the tab for it to dissolve?

    1. Ejlalygolshid says

      How long should this drug be used for a kidney stone? (How many MONTHS)

      1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

        There is no specified time for its use. It can be used until you get relief from kidney stones.

  9. Vijayakumar says

    Can cystone be taken as general medicine for curtailing kidney stones?

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