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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)

Ingredients Quantity per tablet
Shilapuspha – Didymocarpus Pedicellata 130 Mg
Pasanabheda (Ciliata) – Bergenia Ligulata Or Saxifraga Ligulata) 98 Mg
Manjishtha (Indian Madder) – Rubia Cordifolia 32 Mg
Nagarmotha (Umbrella’s Edge) – Cyperus Scariosus 32 Mg
Apamarga (Prickly Chaff Flower) – Achyranthes Aspera 32 Mg
Gojiha (Sedge) – Onosma Bracteatum 32 Mg
Sahadevi (Purple Fleabane) – Vernonia Cinerea 32 Mg
Hajrul Yahood Bhasma (Badrashma Bhasma) –  Lime Silicate Calx 32 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

Children 1 tablet twice or thrice a day
Adults 2 tablets twice or thrice a day

Cystone Syrup

Children 1 tsp. twice or thrice a day
Adults 2 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.

Safety Profile

Cystone is considerably safe for most individuals when taken as per its indications in appropriate dosage under professional supervision.

Side Effects of Cystone

There are no side effects reported with the use of Cystone tablets or syrup.


There are no absolute contraindications for Cystone.

Pregnancy & Lactation

Cystone should not be used during pregnancy.

The safety profile of Cystone is not well established for lactating mothers. Consult an ayurvedic physician before using Cystone during breastfeeding.

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