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.

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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  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?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      Yes, it can be taken.

  10. Suman says

    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.

  11. munna says

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

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      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.

  12. Vali says

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

  13. yash says

    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.

  14. Narendra says

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

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      Drinking a plenty of water can help to flush the stone out. Cystone can also help.

  15. Ratnamala says

    Can we take cystone while having period ?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says


  16. sangeeta says

    Does Cystone cause nausea?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      Cystone does not likely to cause nausea or vomiting.

  17. Ashok Kumar says

    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

  18. Rajesh Kumar Gupta says

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

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      Chandraprabha Vati is the best medicine to prevent stone formation in the kidneys. Six months course with it can help to get rid of recurrent kidney stones.

  19. Sachin sarkar says

    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??

  20. Yash says

    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.

  21. Maham says

    My dad has a kidney cyst of 15mm. Is this medicine going to work?

  22. Rafay says

    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

  23. Reza says

    Doctor,i m a boy, my age 27, i underestood i have 2 stones in 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

  24. Suweil hassim says

    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.

  25. Wajahat ansari says

    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

  26. Ecyar Seyer Mc-Yoj says

    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

  27. DAZZLING says


  28. Nabla says

    Is it safe for B.P patients?

  29. Neeta Ramsinghani says

    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.

  30. San says

    How long a 60 years old lady can take syp cystone. Like 3 months continuously is ok?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      Yes, it can be taken for 3 months or as long as required.

  31. Ravi Kumar Bhakar says

    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…

  32. Gauri Varma says

    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?

  33. shoaib says

    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?

  34. Sanjay says

    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


    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..

  36. Vennela says

    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?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      Yes, cystone is possibly safe during lactation.

  37. Sam says

    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

    1. Ayur Times says

      Yes, Cystone can be taken along with Chandraprabha Vati.

  38. MD WASIM AKRAM says

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

    1. Ayur Times says

      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.

  39. A. Shaikh says

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

    1. Ayur Times says

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

  40. zeeshanahmed says

    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 :)

  41. Pradeep says

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

    1. Ayur Times says

      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.

  42. Shalu says

    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.

    1. Ayur Times says

      Cystone is not likely to cause these side effects.

  43. Tazul says

    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?

    1. Ayur Times says

      Consult a doctor.

  44. S Akram says

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

    1. Ayur Times says

      Yes, cystone can help, but you need to rule out the cause, so consult a physician.

  45. Renga says

    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.


    1. Ayur Times says

      You should take it after discussing with your doctor. There are no side effects reported with this medicine.

  46. Aatik Tamboli says

    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.

    1. Ayur Times says

      You should talk to your doctor.

  47. Leaw hemg keong says

    Can I take cystone to reduce my uric acid level in my body?

    1. Ayur Times says

      A few ingredients of Cystone also reduce uric acid. So, it can be used.

  48. Seetharam says

    Is this medicine useful to dissolve urinary bladder stones?

    1. Ayur Times says

      Yes, it is also beneficial in case stones are present in urinary bladder.

  49. Pratibha says

    Hi Doctor,

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


    1. Ayur Times says

      Unfortunately, we never succeeded treating gall bladder stone with any medicine.

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