Ayurvedic Proprietary Medicine

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

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

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

    1. 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.

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

      1. 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. 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.

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

  6. I have taken Cystone in the second month of pregnancy. It was the biggest blunder mistake of my life as my son born with the absence of a left limb. Please don’t take it during pregnancy.

  7. I have no stone issues but suggest cystone for urinary infection. Does it cause any problem?

    1. Several ingredients in Cystone are good for urinary infections due to their antibacterial and diuretic actions. It should not cause any problem if you are taking it under professional supervision.

  8. I have a kidney stone in right kidney upper pole. I use Tamfil S Capsules, but it’s not working. What to do now.

  9. Dear Sir, I have 6 mm stone in right lower ureter and few small stones (2-3 mm) in right kidney as per ultrasound report, do you suggest taking Cystone. If yes, what should be dosage, thanks in advance.

  10. Calculus measuring 3 mm noted in lower ureter just above vesicoureteric junction. What treatment should be started? Can Cystone help in this case?

  11. Dear Sir, I have multiple stones in left kidney with different sizes, 4 mm/6 mm /8 mm and one 3 mm stone right kidney respectively. My stone are calcium oxalate
    Please confirm that, Cystone will work for these kinds of stones?
    Also what will dose for me per day, I am 32 years old, body weight 68kg,
    Also, should I take something else along with Cystone for favorable results?
    Your prompt response shall highly be appreciated.
    Thanks & Best Regards

  12. Can you please suggest the name of medicine to prevent formation of kidney stone?

  13. I have few tinny stone largest 6mm on right kidney and also on left largest 4.5 mm. I am taking some homeopathy medicine. Now can I take cystone? and what should be the dose??

  14. Dear Sir, I have 6 mm stone in right lower ureter and few small stones (2-3 mm) in right kidney as per ultrasound report, do you suggest taking Cystone. If yes, what should be dosage, thanks for your support.

  15. Dr .i have a stones in gallbladder cystone is help to cure from stone problem and how it’s remove or dissolve the stones of gallbladder please reply and advise me

  16. Doctor,i m a boy, my age 27, i underestood i have 2 stones in my kidneys.my dr prescribed for me cystone. Should i use this drug in whol my life span for preventing making stones in my kidneys or taking these pills temporarily???? My stones were 3 mm and 2.8 mm

  17. I have been taking himalaya cystone for the past 2 months. Last week I had a heart attack and underwent a stent procedure and got a drug eluted stent for my left artery. Now I am on anti platelet drugs. I am 56 years old. Is it OK to continue taking cystone for the kidney stones. Will it have any contradictory effects on the drugs I take for my heart ailment. I need a urgent reply please.

  18. I have 6mm cystone in upper pole of left kidney i want to remove them, how can i do to break and remove quickly ,can himalaya cystone is beneficall gor them to brk down and how much time did it take

  19. Have a good/night…I am one of the avid customer..cystone us good for kidney stones..can you recommend to me good medicine good for my GALLSTONES in GALLBLADDER & I Have also OVARIAN CYST can you advise good medicine for me… Thank you so much & GOD will bless

  20. Hello Doctor
    Will cystone work on 10 mm stone, I have multiple stone in left kidney, all are between 7 to 10 mm. In the past already gone for surgery multiple times but they comes again.
    Kindly advice.

  21. I was heaving right kidney stone 3.6 mm. But that was removed 2 months ago.. But still last one month I fell some heaviness on thet area… I mean there is no pain but uncomfortable feeling… during my kidney stones cure I was using 4 bottle soda + one limka bottle and lot of simple water with alopathik medicine. it took only one month to move it… But now what is that heaviness plz suggest me.. What should I do…

  22. Can cystone be safely used for recurrent UTI in an 86 year old woman with cardiac atrial fibrillation and who is on Eliquis (blood thinner?

  23. hello sir, few months ago i have 9.9mm stone in my right kidney and 5.5 stone in my left kidney….i am using cystone syrup 3 months continuously. now after three months my right kidney stone 7.1 and my left kidney stone has been removed and also my right kidney stone still in my prosate or ballader….now how many months i can use cystone syrup?

  24. Dear Doctor Sahab,

    Kindly let me know effective medicine(s) for enlarged prostrate, small multiple stones in kidney & fatty liver. Age is 55 years male, 173 cms Height and 75 kg’s in weight. Thanks
    Best Rgds

  25. Hi sir I have 7.5 mm stone Right lower ureteric ,I have used this tablets ,spasnomorm tid, cital h ,buscopan , after 1 month I have done radiograph so it showing 2mm stone at same place ,
    Can I use crystone tablet and crystone syrup now… Is any difference between ultrasound and radiograph..

  26. Is cystone ayurvedic tablets safe during lactation. My baby is 6 months old. And I am suffering with renal stones. Is safe to use cystone tablets?

  27. Hello Doctor,
    I have 4 Uric acid stones biggest 1.4 in a urinary bladder. Right now i’m taking Cystone tablets 2 pc 3 times a day. Can I combine it with Chadraprabha Vati

  28. Dear, I have stone and cystone tablets to help. How many months to take this tablets.

    1. Treatment duration varies person-to-person. Some may also require other medicines in addition to cystone. In the most cases, it takes 1 to 3 months to show results in smaller stones.

  29. I have 17 mm stone is Cystone forte tablet helpful… I also have prostrate problem… What can be done?

    1. You should consult a local ayurvedic doctor. You may also need other ayurvedic medicines these problems in addition to Cystone.

  30. I had a 6 mm stone in my urethra I started using cystone but the most effective aid was sugar cane juice mixed with lemon & ginger (May God bless the one who advised me this) , and one morning I had a miracle my stone was on my fingertip :)

  31. Is cystone tabs safe for primigravida with 30 weeks pregnancy with UTI and obstructive urolithiasis?

    1. We don’t recommend it during pregnancy. However, your doctor may give you better advice if you need it or not. Your doctor will be able to judge better for benefits over the risks.

  32. I had 18mm stone in lower pole calyx of my right kidney. Now I have 4.7 mm stone after the ESWL Shockwave treatment. Now my friend suggests Cystone tablets. Is this tablet safe? it causes any side effects like constipation or gastric problem? Pls reply me.

  33. My mother (47 years old) has a cyst in left kidney without any pain. Can she take cystone? She is diabetic and has hypertension. What shall be the dosage for her?

  34. Dear sir, I have Rt. side mild hydronephrosis. Cystone will work in this problem.

  35. Dear Sir,
    I had a 5mm kidney stone only on my left kidney. I had undergone Shockwave treatment on 7th June 2018. I noticed that my urine flow was very good after the treatment. However, it was not good after few days of my treatment like before my treatment. My follow-up appointment is on 2nd July 2018.

    Can I take Cystone tablet without doctor prescription?

    Is there any side effects?

    Please advise.


  36. Hi
    My wife has 2 stones having size are 10 mm and 3.6 mm. Can it work? Also, we are taking medicine for infertility, so any problem with the above medicine and cystone.

  37. Hi Doctor,

    I have gall bladder stone of 10 mm. Could you please advise which tablet should I take to remove it?


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