Mukta (Moti) Pishti or bhasma (Pearl Calcium) is an important ayurvedic medicine. It reduces heat in the body and brings coolness in digestive system. It balances acid secretion, so it is a crucial part of ayurvedic management of gastritis and acid dyspepsia.

Two types of formulation are available in the market.

  1. Mukta Pishti or Moti Pishti: It is made by processing and grinding pearl fine powder with rose water.
  2. Mukta Bhasma or Moti Bhasma: It is made by the calcination method. Heat is given to small pieces made of pre-ground fine powder of pearl.

Mukta Pishti is more beneficial as compared to Mukta Bhasma. It has more coolant action and provides good quality of highly absorbable calcium.

Ingredients (Composition)

  1. Moti (Mukta) Pearl
  2. Rose Water

Chemical Composition

Calcium Carbonate82-86%
Conchiolin10-14%
Water (H2O)2 – 4%

Medicinal Properties

Mukta Pishti has following healing properties.

  • Antacid
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-arthritic
  • Anti-pyretic
  • Anti-hypertensive
  • Demulcent
  • Anti-mutagenic
  • Febrifuge
  • Hypo-glycemic
  • Fat Burner
  • Anti-gout
  • Muscle relaxant
  • Antioxidant
  • Adaptogenic
  • Anticancer
  • Anti-stress
  • Antidepressant
  • Anticonvulsant

Ayurvedic Properties

Taste – RASAMADHURA (Sweet)
Main Quality – GUNALAGHU (Light)
Potency – VIRYASHEETA (Cold)
Resultant – VIPAKAMADHURA (Sweet)
Therapeutic Effect – PRABHAVAImproves eyesight, digestion, and provides strength
DOSHA KARMA (Effect on Humors)Pacifies PITTA & KAPHA
Effects on OrgansStomach, Intestines, Brain, Heart, Nerves, Kidneys, Bladder, Reproductive organs, Endocrine Glands

Therapeutic Indications

Mukta Pishti is helpful in following health conditions.

  • Stress disorders
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Somatic Symptom Disorder (SSD)
  • Unmanageable emotional excesses (Hysteria)
  • Anger
  • Intermittent explosive disorder
  • Insomnia (Sleeplessness)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • High blood pressure
  • Non-productive cough
  • Cough due to irritation in the throat
  • Acidity or Heartburn
  • Acute and chronic Gastritis
  • Duodenal ulcer and Peptic ulcer
  • Mouth ulcer
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Gingivitis
  • Tooth decay
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteomalacia
  • Low bone mineral density
  • Joint pains or osteoporosis
  • Gout with symptoms like tenderness and heat sensation in feet
  • Membranous dysmenorrhea
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Menopause
  • Excessive uterine bleeding
  • Hypoparathyroidism (decreased activity of the parathyroid gland)

Health Benefits & Medicinal Uses

Therapeutically, Mukta Pishti helps in bleeding disorders, heartburn, acidity, gastritis, GERD, nosebleed, mental weakness, anxiety, depression, burning sensation in eyes, headache, frequent urination, Cardiomyopathy, insomnia etc.

Mukta Pishti is also practicable as natural calcium supplement. Its calcium is highly micro fine and absorbable in the gut. It provides strength to bones, joints and muscles. Calcium plays a vital role for optimum functioning of cells, muscle cells, nerves and bones. Therefore, Mukta Pishti provides support in important vital functions in the human body. Let us discuss about the important health benefits and medicinal uses of Mukta Pishti (Pearl Calcium).

Stress disorders, Depression, Anxiety & Anger

According to ayurveda, three humors play a role in every disease. It is same for mental disorders. Mukta Pishti works when there is PITTA aggravation. The symptoms of PITTA aggravation are as follows.

  • Angry outbursts
  • Becomes irritable even for small matters
  • Frustration
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  • Agitation
  • Restlessness
  • Palpitations
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Anger
  • Cannot endure noise
  • Sweating
  • Fear with sweating
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Premature graying of hair
  • Hair Fall
  • Feeling heat in head
  • Feeling burning sensation in head

If anybody has any of above symptom, then Mukta Pishti is a drug of choice for him for curing the stress disorders or depression. In depression with PITTA symptoms, the following combination of herbal powders is beneficial.

Ayurvedic remediesDosage
Mukta Pishti125 mg *
Nardostachys Jatamansi500 mg *
Licorice Powder500 mg *
Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus Pluricaulis)500 mg *
Gotu Kola (Centella Asiatica)500 mg *
Gomed Stone Pishti or Bhasma125 mg *

* Twice a day with water

Anger

We have also observed Mukta Pishti reduces anger and irritability in most of patients. We treat anger with following remedies.

Ayurvedic remediesDosage
Mukta Pishti125 mg *
Nardostachys Jatamansi500 mg *
Licorice Powder1000 mg *
Amla Powder (Indian Gooseberry)1000 mg *

* Twice a day with water

We simply treat the excess PITTA humor, which ultimately reduces habit of becoming angry and mental irritability.

Somatic Symptom Disorder

The former name of Somatic Symptom Disorder is Somatoform Disorder. Patients complain about the unexplained pain, which has no findable physical cause. This disorder is chronic and long-term condition. Many body parts are involved in this disease. If following symptoms are present, then Mukta Pishti will be the ayurvedic treatment for Somatic Symptom Disorder.

  • Abdominal pain with burning
  • Memory loss or forgetfulness
  • Back pain
  • Dizziness
  • Headache (with pulsating pain)
  • Palpitations
  • Vision changes

Heartburn or Acidity

Mukta Pishti is a drug of choice for heartburn and acidity. It neutralizes the excess acid in the stomach and provides immediate relief from acidity and heartburn. It also improves digestion and reduces indigestion caused by excess acid in the stomach. However, it may not work if indigestion is linked with KAPHA symptoms like fullness during or after having meal, white tongue etc.

Acute & Chronic Gastritis

Mukta Pishti has anti-inflammatory effects, which are more visible on gastric mucosa (lining of the stomach). There may be many causes of gastritis including infection, ulcer, injury, alcohol, etc. Mukta Pishti gives relief from gastritis of any underlying cause.

Mukta Pishti helps in both types – acute and chronic gastritis. It gives quick relief from symptoms like burning ache, nausea and feeling of fullness in upper abdomen.

Dosage

Minimum Effective Dosage25 mg *
Moderate dosage (Adults)60 mg to 125 mg *
Moderate dosage (Children)25 mg to 125 mg *
Maximum Possible Dosage250 mg *

* Twice a day

Side Effects

Mukta Pishti has NO SIDE EFFECTS & LIKELY SAFE. It does not cause any gastric irritation, abdominal discomfort, belching or gas like modern calcium carbonate supplements. It is derived from natural source, so it is natural calcium. Processing it with rose water make it more gentler and micro fine, which becomes highly absorbable in the body and highly effective in all diseases in which it is therapeutically indicated. Mukta Pishti has reported to be highly tolerated without any unwanted effects in most of patients. No patient has complained about anything wrong occurred with Mukta Pishti.

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

Mukta Pishti is good natural calcium for pregnant and lactating women. It is LIKELY SAFE and WELL TOLERABLE in pregnancy.

Contraindications

Who should not take Mukta Pishti (Pearl Calcium)?

If you have any of the following diseases, then you should consult ayurvedic doctor before starting Mukta Pishti.

  1. Kidney Stones
  2. Elevated calcium level in the blood
  3. Loss of body fluids
  4. Hyperactivities of Parathyroid Gland