Sanshamani Vati (Guduchi Ghana Vati)

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Sanshamani Vati (also called guduchi ghana vati) is an ayurvedic herbal formulation used for all types of fevers with different etiology. It has mild antipyretic and anti-inflammatory actions. It is also AMA PACHAK, which means it digests and removes the disease causing toxins and prevents for formation of AMA. According to ayurveda, AMA is toxins and undigested food particles, which cause diseases. AMA is also a main responsible factor of fever in addition to external factors, as per ayurvedic principles. Sanshamani Vati works on AMA, removes it from the body by digesting or eliminating and prevents further formation AMA.

In addition to fever, Sanshamani Vati is beneficial in gout, burning sensation, headache, body pains, loss of appetite, indigestion etc.

Ingredients (Composition)

In the market, two types of formulations of Sanshmani Vati are available:

Formulation in Vaidhak Chikitsa Saar

IngredientsQuantity
Giloy Ghan – Tinospora Cordifolia Extract120 grams
Loha Bhasma12 grams
Abhrak Bhasma12 grams
Swarna Makshik Bhasma6 grams
Reference: Vaidhak Chikitsa Saar
Dosage: 500 to 1000 mg Twice Daily
Available Brand: Krishna Gopal Ayurved Bhawan, Kalera

Formulation in Siddha Yoga Sangraha

IngredientsQuantity
Giloy Ghan – Tinospora Cordifolia Extract4 Parts (240 mg)
AtivishaAconitum Heterophyllum1 Parts (60 mg)
Reference: Siddha Yoga Sangraha, Jwara
Dosage: 600 mg (2 tablets) four times a day
Available Brand: Baidyanath (also called Guduchi Ghan Bati)

Medicinal Properties

Sanshamani Vati has following healing properties.

  1. Antipyretic
  2. Antacid
  3. Anti-arthritic
  4. Antibacterial
  5. Anti-gout
  6. Anti-inflammatory
  7. Antioxidant
  8. Digestive Stimulant
  9. Hypo-glycemic

Therapeutic Indications

Sanshamani Vati is helpful in following health conditions.

  1. Chronic Fevers
  2. Acute fever or infections (as a supportive therapy)
  3. Loss of appetite – generally linked with fever or long standing chronic disease
  4. Burning and heat sensation associated with high grade fevers

Dosage & Administration

The therapeutic dosage of Sanshamani Vati is according to the formulations.

Formulation in Vaidhak Chikitsa Saar

The general dosage of Sanshamani Vati (Vaidhak Chikitsa Saar) is as follows.
Children250 mg to 500 mg
Adults500 mg to 1000 mg
Maximum Possible Dosage3 grams Per Day (in divided doses)
Doses: 2 to 3 Doses per day
Best Time to Take: After Meal
Adjuvant: Lukewarm milk

Formulation in Siddha Yoga Sangraha

The general dosage of Sanshamani Vati (Siddha Yoga Sangraha) is as follows.
Children300 mg
Adults600 mg
Maximum Possible Dosage2.4 grams Per Day (in divided doses)
Doses: 3 to 4 Doses per day
Best Time to Take: After Meal
Adjuvant: Lukewarm water

Safety Profile

Sanshamani Vati is LIKELY SAFE & WELL TOLERABLE in most people within the therapeutic dosage of Sanshamani Vati described above.

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2 Comments

  1. Jyoti says

    Does it reduce pitta & kapha?

    1. Dr. Jagdev Singh says

      The main effects of Sanshamani Vati are on Kapha and Vata. In Pitta condition, it is used when AMA (toxins) are buildup with Pitta i.e. SAMA PITTA condition.

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