Ayurvedic Proprietary Medicine

Himcocid (Suspension)

Himcocid Suspension (by Himalaya) is an ayurvedic proprietary medicine helpful in the treatment of gastric disorders. It gives relief in heartburn, acidity, acid dyspepsia, GERD and NSAID induced gastritis.

Ingredients (Composition)

The main ingredient of Himcocid is Kapardak (Varatika) Bhasma, which is potent antacid.

Ingredients5 ml Suspension Contains:
Kapardak (Varatika) Bhasma – Cowrie Shell Calx or Cowry Shell Ash350 mg
Dugdhapashana (Soft Stone) – Magnesium Silicate350 mg
Muktashukti (Mouktika) Bhasma – Pearl Oyster Shell Calx75 mg

Processed in following herbs:

Therapeutic Indications

Himcocid is beneficial in following diseases:

  1. Heartburn
  2. Dyspepsia
  3. Burning sensation in the abdomen
  4. Acid peptic disease (APD)
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  6. Non-ulcer dyspepsia (NUD)
  7. NSAID induced gastritis (inflammation of stomach walls)


Children1/2 to 1 Teaspoon *
Adults1 to 2 Teaspoons *

* Himcocid should be taken after meal twice a day.

The maximum daily total dosage should not exceed from 10 teaspoons.

Caution & Side Effects

However, it is POSSIBLY SAFE in most individuals when taken in recommended dosage.

We have observed increase in pain in patients suffering with Rheumatoid Arthritis after taking Himcocid. Therefore, people with Rheumatoid Arthritis should not to take Himcocid.


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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. Hello Sir . I feel burning pain in my left side of the stomach. And I had test for it and it says I have errosive esophegaus and stomach joining. I have used all types of antacid and proton pump inhibitor but nothing cured permanently. Can you please advice me what treatment I should take? Thanks

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