Ayurvedic Proprietary Medicine

Divya Medha Vati

Divya Medha Vati is an ayurvedic proprietary medicine containing a blend of herbs that are beneficial in the treatment of depression and stress. The herbal ingredients in this medicine help in the release of certain hormones that provide relief from stress and depression.

Ingredient (Composition)

IngredientQuantity (Each Tablet Contains:)
Powders:
Brahmi – Bacopa Monnieri54.7 mg
ShankhpushpiConvolvulus Pluricaulis54.7 mg
Vacha (Sweet Flag) – Acorus Calamus43.7 mg
Ustukhuddus – Lavandula Stoechas43.7 mg
Ashwagandha (Indian Ginseng) – Withania Somnifera43.7 mg
Jyotishmati (Malkangani) – Celastrus Paniculatus43.7 mg
Saunf (Fennel Seeds) – Foeniculum Vulgare19.2 mg
Gojihva (Gaozaban) – Onosma Bracteatum17 mg
Jatamansi (Spikenard) – Nardostachys Jatamansi11.25 mg
Jahar Mohra Pishti – Processed Serpentine or Magnesium silicate19.3 mg
Praval Pishti17 mg
Mukta Pishti11.25 mg
Extracts:
Vacha (Sweet Flag) – Acorus Calamus Extract54.6 mg
Jyotishmati (Malkangani) – Celastrus Paniculatus Extract43. 7 mg
Brahmi – Bacopa Monnieri Extract11.25 mg
Shankhpushpi – Convolvulus Pluricaulis Extract11.25 mg

Medicinal Actions & Properties

  • Memory booster
  • Antioxidant
  • Adaptogenic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Sedative
  • Anti-stress
  • Antidepressant
  • Anxiolytic
  • Neuroprotective
  • Carminative
  • Stomachic

Therapeutic Indications

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Memory loss
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuralgias

Benefits & Medicinal Uses

In general, it is used to increase memory and attention span. Students also use it to enhance their mental performance and tackling exam stress.

Increase Memory

Divya Medha Vati is an effective brain tonic. It is a memory enhancer that helps to improve the intellectual and cognitive functions of the brain.

It is useful for the patients with memory loss caused due to advancing age or the degenerative diseases like dementia.

It also helps in increasing their intelligence. It has been shown to increase the attention span. Hence, it is suitable for the students and working professionals. Regular use of this medicine can help them improve their performance in their respective fields.

It helps to manage the irritative temperament and helps a person stay calm. It is also recommended for the people who tend to forget things easily or are absentminded. It provides clarity in thinking and improves the emotional and intellectual abilities of adults as well as children. It helps them to concentrate on a task for a longer period of time.

Anxiety Disorders

Divya Medha Vati has been found to be beneficial in the management of anxiety disorders. It cools down the brain and produces a state of relaxation thereby reducing the symptoms of anxiety disorders like palpitations, excessive sweating, increased heart rate, fumbling, and loss of confidence. The sedative action produced by this medicine helps to calm the nerves and allows a person to deal with a challenging situation without feeling stressed or too anxious.

Depression

Medha Vati can be used in the treatment of depression. It acts as an adaptogenic agent and allows a person to cope with the stressors of life in a better way. It also produces a calming and relaxing effect on the brain and the nerves. It controls the symptoms of depression like loss of interest in daily activities, frequent headaches, weakness, suicidal thoughts, and sleeplessness. It builds the self-confidence and enthusiasm of a person to perform various tasks. It also provides the mental strength needed to perform the difficult tasks.

Insomnia

Medha Vati is considered an effective remedy for treating insomnia. It produces a sedative action and induces sleep. The benefit of using Medha Vati over the modern sedative medications is, unlike modern medications, Medha Vati does not cause dependency even when it is used for a long duration. Medha Vati also helps to reduce stress and allows a person to feel fresh and energetic during the day by ensuring he gets a sound sleep at night. It also prevents fidgety and excessive dreams during sleep and ensures an undisturbed sleep.

Epilepsy

Medha Vati is also used in the treatment of nervous system diseases like epilepsy, and neuralgias. It reduces the frequency of the attacks of convulsions by regulating the functions of the nervous system. It prevents the overstimulation of the nerves, which is responsible for triggering an attack of convulsion. The antioxidant action produced by this medicine protects the nervous system from the damage caused by free radicals thus preserving its normal functions. This medicine also produces an anti-inflammatory action and prevents irritation and inflammation in the nervous system.

Headache & Migraine

Medha Vati is an effective remedy that can provide instant relief from the symptoms of a headache and migraine.

This medicine acts as a sedative and produces a soothing action thereby providing relief from a migraine. It also reduces the symptoms associated with an attack of a migraine like increased sensitivity to light, nausea, and twitching of the eyelids and muscles.

Obsessive Compulsive disorder

Medha Vati has shown a beneficial effect in the patients suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is a chronic psychological condition in which patients develop an obsession or repeated thoughts to perform certain actions or a compulsion to do certain behaviors such as checking water taps, hand washing, or re-reading words and lines in a book. Medha Vati reduces the anxiety or fears that lead to such actions and controls the obsession to perform the obsessive behaviors.

Down syndrome

Down syndrome refers to a set of some physical and mental traits that are caused by a genetic problem. Children with Down syndrome have certain features like a flat face or a short neck. They may also suffer from intellectual disability. However, there is not cure for Down syndrome, but Medha Vati may help to improve the quality of life of these patients by enhancing their intellectual functions.

Dosage & Administration

Patients suffering from these disorders are advised to take this medicine in a dose of two tablets per day. The doses should be taken with a glass of milk or water. Children below five years of age can be given half a tablet of this medicine twice a day. The recommended dose for the children above 5 years of age is one tablet twice a day.

Safety Profile

Medha Vati is considerably safe when taken under medical supervision.

Medha Vati is prepared from pure herbal ingredients. It does not contain any harmful chemicals. Hence, it is safe to use. It does not cause any serious side effects. Also, it is non-habit forming, which means patients can use it for a long duration without the fear of getting addicted to it.

Side effects of Medha Vati

In some cases, it may cause mild gastric irritation and pain in the abdomen. However, these side effects can be prevented by taking the doses after meals.

Pregnancy

Medha Vati contains Acorus Calamus (Vacha), which exerts emmenagogue action. Therefore, it may likely to promote bleeding from the uterine wall. Pregnant women should consult a doctor before taking this medicine. It might be unsafe during pregnancy.

Lactation

This medicine is not known to produce any adverse effect on the newborn baby when used the breastfeeding mother.

Contraindications & Precautions

There are no known contraindications or precautions for the use of this medicine. It can be safely used by the people of all ages.

This article is edited by Dr. Jagdev Singh

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Dr. Anu Saini

Dr. Anu Saini (B.A.M.S., N.D.D.Y.) is an ayurvedic practitioner and naturopath. She has expertise in ayurveda, natural medicine (naturopathy) and yoga. She integrates ayurveda with naturopathy and yoga to help her patients to achieve optimal health. She helps to maintain the quality content on this website by editing and proofreading. She is also the author of some articles live on this Ayur Times. Currently, she works as ‘Senior Editor’ for Ayur Times.

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96 Comments

  1. I am diagnosed with epilepsy 8 months back. Now I am pregnant with 5 month. I have started taking medha vati. It is safe for me to take or should I discontinue it till pregnancy. What dose should I take and method of taking. Please guide.

    1. Medha Vati contains Acorus Calamus, which is known for β-asarone content, which is likely to be toxic. Secondly, it can also induce uterine contractions and its emmenagogue action can promote bleeding. It also contains Celastrus Paniculatus, which is known for its abortifacient and can cause miscarriage in pregnant women. Therefore, Medha Vati should not be taken during pregnancy.

      1. Sir, I want to give Medha Vati to my kids who r 9 and 11 years. They work hard but are unable to perform well in their exams. So will meda vati help them and how long should I give the medicine retaining in studies and lack of concentration is the issue.

        1. I hope Metha Vati would be helpful to improve concentration and memory. It can be given for 3 to 6 months in the dosage described in the article and should be taken under professional supervision.

    2. Sir, I am suffering from depression anxiety, negative thoughts etc. I stopped chemical treatment and I am feeling better now. Can I use medha vati extra power and what is the dose, and which long can I use?

  2. I am suffering from depression & insomnia. Please advise whether divya medha vati or medhavati extra power is useful for me.

  3. Allopathic medicines have many side effects. Can I take Divya Medha Vati for Anxiety disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, and insomnia? What is its dosage?

  4. I am suffering from depression & insomnia for last 2 years. Shall I take patanjali divya medha vati extra power for depression and insomnia?

  5. Hello,
    I have a son with autism 5 years old. Can I give him Medha Vati and how much? Can I make powder of it and give with ghee or honey as we will not take tablet also is this better after food or in the morning.
    Thank you
    Regards

    1. Medha Vati can be given to 5 years old child in a dosage of ½ to 1 tablet twice daily, but it should be used under medical supervision.
      Yes, it can be crushed to make powder and can be given with ghee or honey.
      It should be given after a meal.

  6. How long have I to take it to see some noticeable effects? Is it safe to take without consulting doctor? Can I take it with allopathic drugs (alprazolam)?

    1. Generally, most of the individuals get positive results within 4 to 12 weeks of its regular use.
      Medha Vati should be used under the supervision of an ayurvedic physician.
      Interactions between Medha Vati and alprazolam are unknown. Therefore, you should consult a physician and keep 3 hours gap between both.

  7. Hello sir m taking Divya medha vati to cure insomnia. I take rest at night, but next full day I feel heavy hangover like I’m a drunk person. M very worried plz help me out.

  8. Can my wife taking epilive (levetiracetam) 500 1each in morning and night take medha vati?

    Ravi Jain, Agra.

  9. Brahmi herb and Gotu Kola herb contain pure Non-toxic mercury so after consuming Divya Medha Vati for a continuous period of 6 months, how to check the levels of mercury present in the blood because mercury is the only metal present on the earth which enhances memory and acts as a powerful memory booster. So is there any pathological test where I can check the presence of mercury in my blood means how many parts per million mercury metal are present in my blood?

    1. Gotu Kola and Brahmi both do not contain mercury in any form. Divya Medha Vati does also not contain any compound of mercury.

      Blood mercury test (Mercury, Blood) is available to detect mercury levels in the blood. It is a part of commonly used “Heavy Metals Panel” or test for “Toxic Metals”.

    2. Mr. Maheshwari, you are horribly misinformed. Whoever told you that mercury improves memory? Mercury is the MOST TOXIC metal, both the organic and the inorganic varieties. Researchers and scientists’ world over are struggling hard to eradicate mercury contamination from human life. In most cases of dementia/memory loss, mercury has been implicated. It is being vehemently advised by well-meaning health specialists and researchers to avoid mercury in any form. Avoid dental ‘silver filling’ which is an amalgam with 50% mercury and has been found to be behind chronic cases of diabetes, heart ailments, epilepsy, autism, cancer, Alzheimer’s, birth defects, impotence and many other serious health issues. Please do some research on mercury toxicity, internet is replete with information on the same.

  10. Even after taking medha vati I am not getting sound sleep? I tried for 7 days, 1 tablet in the morning & 1 tablet after dinner. Whether I have to continue for further & for how many days

    1. Take ashwgandharista after meal 1hr before sleep from Arya Vaidya shaila..You will recieve sound sleep after 1-2 days onwards

  11. My wife is taking Epilive 500, 1each in morning & night. Also as advised I’m giving her 2 tablets medha vati with a gap of 3hours. In last one month on 3 occasions she seems to forget things done during day but she recollects after some time. Is the 500mg dose too much or what else can be done for curing this momentary loss?

  12. Can medha vati be taken by a type 2 diabetic?

    Does prolonged use of medha vati cause weight loss?

  13. I am not getting sound sleep in night I woke up early at 2:00am or 3:00am and unable to sleep again.
    so I am getting hardly 3 hrs sleep. I am feeling worrying whole day and sometime feel like to suicide and unable to concentrate on any activity it may be office or home. I am taking shankhapusphi ghana – 250mg and jatamansi ghana – 250mg 1 tablet in morning and 1 tablet in night after food. But my problem is still there.
    Please let me know if I continue with Divya Medha vati extra power tablet for my problem. Please suggest me the dosage. My age is 42 Years.

    Thanks Atul…..

    1. Take ashwgandharista after meal 1hr before sleep from Arya Vaidya shaila..You will recieve sound sleep after 1-2 days onwards

  14. I am a survivor of aniurysm cliping such a month i sufering some seizur problem so i take Eption250 2 time day…..can i take medha vati

  15. i have been taking phenobarbital(medication for epilepsy) for last 2 years.. and i often feel that my memory and concentration power is diminishing. Can i take divya
    medha vati to counter this problem?

  16. I’m living with epilepsy. I was watching Baba Ramdev’s video about Divya Medha Vati tablets and Yoga and came to this website. I’d started my treatment with Ayurvedic medicines but even after taking medicines for a over 18 months it did not help. I then switched to Allopathic medicines for few months but the dosage was so high that I started suffering from memory loss since then. I then switched to Homepathic medicines but that did not do any good to me. I then switched back to Allopathic, now the seizures are under control but I have 10 tablets a day and I know that these are not good for my health. I’m 34 and my weight is just 46, its not increased since 12th. It has been in between 46-50 kgs always. I’m really fed up of seizures. I face seizures in the night (while I’m sleeping). Its just for a minute not more than that but I wish I’m cured. I’ve heard that they are controllable and not curable and that has killed half the confidence. I don’t want to have these medicines. I feel as though I’m having actual drugs or chemicals. Sorry for this lengthy conversation.

    Kindly advise.

  17. My dad is suffering from memory loss he forgets what he tell 2 minute before. he sufferd from cv stroke. Is medh vati help?
    or which tablet i give?

  18. I am suffering from hyper acidity, indigestion, gastritis and severe migraine. Please let me know if I can use this along with Godanti Bhasma.

  19. i am suffering from deperation 14 to 15 year. i am using clotas 1mg for filling beeter, but now it is not working. i dont go anywhere alone. i am felling affarid, i dont sleep properly, my body felling weakness all time sugested me better medicine.

  20. I am 36 years old male… Working hard with mental pressure….. I Started 1 tbl in morning and 1 tbl in evening…… Why should we take this medicine under medical supervision….? If its safe…

  21. I just started using divya medha vati extra power because I was suffering from insomnia. At the starting it worked pretty well , but then I started having fever. In the morning whenever I wake up.
    Same thing happened to me when I took the medha vati back in 2012 for few days.

    Is it some kind of reaction? Do I need to stop taking this med ?

  22. Sometimes i m loss of sleep but mainly in the class i sleep too much when the teacher is teaching.
    I can’t remind things properly
    I forget maximum things that i have prepared fir exams

  23. Sir, I am suffering from epilepsy from last 7 years and I take a medicine called eption for it. Can I also use Medha Vati with eptoin at the same time?

    1. There is no information or data available for any interactions of Medha Vati with any of allopathic medicines.

      In my opinion, you should keep at least 3 hours gab between allopathic medicines and Medha Vati.

  24. I am patient of bipolar disorder since last 10 years, very worse condition in starting now from last 2years. I am well and lowest dose of allopathy along with medha vati gave good results. My question is that can I replace my allopathic medicines with ayurvedic and after one or two years quit all medicine except medha vati?

    1. Ayurvedic medicine can help you for the treatment of bipolar disorder. You should consult a local ayurvedic physician for other medicines if required before quitting your allopathic medicines.

  25. Sir I have phobia, depression and anxiety disorder as well… There is lack of control over my mind… I lost concentration… Can I take–medha vati or medha vati extra power

  26. Respected sir,
    I have depression for last 7 years and have tried many allopathic medicines but they all give unbearable side effects. My depression affects my stomach. I’ve started taking medha vati extra power and it’s working like a magic. But i feel tired and feveroush. Please confirm if it’s a side effect of medha vati or it could be seasonal fever? Thank you. Jai hind

  27. I am a 21 years student
    I am taking other avrvedic multivitamin food suppliments (Spirulina),but i am suffering from depression,insomnia & memory loss ,so can i take Divya Medha Vati Extra Power along with them .??

  28. After every 20 days, I get little bit headache more on area around eyebrows and forehead. Everytime after 20 days I go to doctor he give me flunarizine for 5days. Then after again completing medicine. I get headache within 20 days. Can I use megha vati for this situation. I think that medicine that doctor give me is for migraine.

  29. Dear sir

    I haven’t been suffering from depression for the past 2 years and I am taking zosert 50 tablets every night 1 tablet I want to know is it good to take Divya Medha Vati extra power

  30. I am a student for competitive examinations. I feel restless and anxious when I skip my meditation. I started taking two tablets in one go in morning before meal. Whenever I do that I feel a havoc of emotions, and always cry or feed emotional hours after that. Why is that so? Please shed some light. What are ideal dosage for a student?

  31. Hello sir i am 22 year old i am already take himalya medicine ( confido tablets ) if i want to take divya medha vati ..please tell me they have any effect if i take both medicine ..in 12 hours gap.

  32. My son is 2 yr old and I feed him breastmilk 2 to 3 in a day.

    If I take diyva medha ,would it affect my son?

  33. Sir I am suffering from severe headaches as well as depression from past 4 yrs ,I have started taking medhavati since 1.5 months but my headaches is not going permanently …so what’s the reason and how long I should take medhavati more…pls suggest

  34. Hello Sir I’m taking ventab 75 for anexity disorder…. Now I’m going to take medhawati extra power…. Should I take both medicine or only medhawati? Plz suggest me!!!!

  35. My age is 23 years, I am a CA student. My Writing has been very bad from last 2 years. Can Medha vati will helpful for me in this case?

  36. Respected sir,
    I am 26 years old, from last one year I am suffering from insomnia, I go for sleep but after 4 to 5 hours sleep I get up and I could not get again the sleep, and in the morning, I feel very tired and feel anxiety. Should I take divya medha vati.

  37. i have OCD and I get hyper and anxious very easily, i am a 23 year old male, how much does of meghavati should i start taking ?

  38. Sir I am taking Medha vati for concentration and finding it useful in this. This also seems to keep me alert.Problem i face taking this is that I face extreme itching below knees in my legs. How can I overcome this situation?

    1. It is a balanced formulation, so patients with gastritis or hyperacidity problems can take. However, you may also require a proper treatment for these problems along with it.

    1. You are the first person who reported hearing voices with Medha Vati. Ingredients are not likely to cause hearing voices.
      However, each medicine may give rise to different manifestations in different individuals. You must stop it and check if it is the cause. You should also consult a physician for ruling out other cause if any.

  39. Let me Congratulate Ayurveda for making this Gem of a medicine because of which I came back to my normal life. I was suffering from depression for a long time and I consulted allopathic doctor, who prescribed allopathic medicine as usual. I took this medicine for almost 5 years, but it completely destroyed my nervous system.

    Then I decided to completely get rid of allopathic medicine. However, I had terrible withdrawal symptoms. I was feeling very low on confidence and all my nerves in the brain had become weak. I was not even able to raise my head and talk to people. I really felt helpless and very weak and I thought I am going to die very early.

    Then luckily one day I met Patanjali doctor and he gave me Medha Vati. I took 1 tablet daily. It makes you dizzy during the day, but I continued with it for almost 1 year. Suddenly After 1 year, I started to revive. I could raise my head and talk to people.

    I continued with this medicine for almost 5 years and I was completely a changed man. My nervous system was back in order and I came back to full life.
    I am indebited to Patanjali Divya Medha Vati for rest of life. Hereafter, I changed to Patanjali medicine for all my diseases.

    Thank you and Long live Baba Ramdev ji for making this wonderful life-giving medicine. I am alive today because of this medicine.

  40. Hi doctor, I have some symptoms of Cushing syndrome, bump on my neck back, pink stretch marks, weight gain in upper body mood swings due to no reason, it is said to be due to high stress level any other patanjali product rather than this?

  41. I am 24 years old female and suffering from OCD for 3 months and depression. I am having thoughts of harming others and bad thoughts for god. I am feeling sad and weepy all day. It is difficult for me to sleep. I do yogasana daily and also taking divya medhavati two times a day. My allopathic treatment is also going on. But there is no relief. I am suffering from fear from many things.

  42. Hello sir…
    I have exam in next 3 months for which I need to improve my memory. I am 21 years old. Do you recommend me to eat medha vati or saraswatarishta or both and in what dosage?
    Hope to see your reply.
    Thank you in advance.

  43. Respected sir,
    I am suffering from schizophrenia and taking risperidone 2mg & .5 mg tablets in night. Can I take divya medha vati 2 tablets in the morning after breakfast and 2 tablets in the evening 3 hours before taking risperidone? Or please advise me, how can I take this medicine and what will be its benefits for me?
    Thanking you,
    Richa Tiwari.

    1. Drug interactions between risperidone and Medha Vati are unknown. You should talk to your doctor about this. 3 hours precautionary gap is also advisable.

  44. I have consistent headache. Can I use medha vati for this? Can it give relief from headache?

    1. Headache has several underlying causes. Medha Vati can also help to treat headache of different etiology. However, you may also require other medicines according to underlying cause and ayurvedic dosha analysis.

  45. Dear sir

    I have taken Divya medha vati extra power for 2.5 months. The results were amazing. But after that all symptoms reoccur. Now what should I do?

  46. Hello sir
    Pooja here ,I m Persuing in my 2nd year. From Delhi university
    Actually I want to know the mechanism behind the activity of medhavati on epileptic brain…it will be really helpful if I can get any information

  47. My name is Manisha, age 27, I am planning for pregnancy within this year, I have migraine problem. How many tablets can I take in a day and Is there any side effects while planning for pregnancy?

    1. Medha Vati contains Acorus Calamus, which is considered unsafe during pregnancy and while you are planning to get pregnant. It contains β.-asarone, which is responsible for its genotoxic potency and emmenagogue action.

  48. प्रमाण,
    महोदय मुझे मेमोरी लॉस से छुटकारा और मेमोरी बूस्टर चाहिए, तो इसके लिए मै शंखपुष्पी सीरप या दिव्य मेधा वटी में से किसका उपयोग करू। और एक बार शुरू करने के बाद क्या मुझे हमेशा लेना होगा।
    धन्यवाद।

  49. Can I take Divya medha vati once in a day? I want to take it for making my mental performance better and for epilepsy, but I also take allopathic medicine for epilepsy twice daily.
    Is it fine to take it once a day?

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