Kasis Godanti Bhasma
Kasis Godanti Bhasma is an ayurvedic mineral-based medicine used for malaria, acute fever, chronic fever, Splenomegaly, leucorrhea and loss of appetite.
The main use of Kasis Godanti Bhasma is in Malaria fever. It significantly reduces fever and chills. It is also beneficial for Oligomenorrhea and dysmenorrhea.
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It contains mainly two major compounds.
- Kasis (green vitriol)
- Godanti (Gypsum)
It is processed with leaves of calotropis procera and aloe vera.
Kasis Godanti Bhasma has following healing properties.
- Digestive stimulant
Kasis Godanti Bhasma is therapeutically used in following health conditions.
- Malaria fever
- Loss of appetite
Medicinal Uses & Benefits
Kasis Godanti Bhasma is used in fevers, especially fever in seasonal flu or malaria fever with chills. It also has mild antibacterial or anti-viral properties. It may work on thermo-regulatory center of the brain and stimulate reduction of fever. For fighting against infection, patient also requires other medications. It is a safe ayurvedic alternative to Acetaminophen for antipyretic effects.
Antipyretic – reduces fever
Kasis Godanti Bhasma has antipyretic characteristic, so it is used in all types of fevers for reduction of body temperature. Ayurvedic physicians use it in children, pregnant women, and old and fragile people for this purpose. It is not a strong medicine and may not cause side effects if taken under supervision of ayurvedic doctor.
In malaria, it reduces chills and fever. It may also have anti-malarial property due to which it also reduces malarial parasitic infection. It is given at 4 hours interval in malaria to stop rise in fever.
Splenomegaly (Enlarged spleen after malaria)
Kasis Godanti Bhasma is helpful in reducing the size of enlarged spleen. It is given in this case with Amritarishta.
The dosage of Kasis Godanti Bhasma is 125 mg to 375 mg with ginger juice or honey. The maximum dosage of Kasis Godanti Bhasma should not exceed from 1500 mg per day.
Caution & Side Effects
Kasis Godanti Bhasma is well tolerated and LIKELY SAFE for most people. However, some people may have following side effects.
- Nausea (rare)
- Vomiting (very rare)
- Vertigo (very rare)
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
Kasis Godanti Bhasma is POSSIBLY SAFE in pregnancy and breastfeeding. Ayurvedic doctors regularly use it in fever in pregnancy.
However, there are no contraindication known with Kasis Godanti Bhasma, but you should not take it in larger dosage (more than 1500 mg per day) in liver disorders.
No information is available regarding drug interaction with Kasis Godanti Bhasma. You should consult ayurvedic doctor for more detail.