About Hira (Vajra) Bhasma
Hira(Vajra)Bhasma(also spelled as Heerak Bhasma, Hirak Bhasma, Vajra Bhasma, Hira Bhasma & Heera Bhasma or Diamond Bhasma) is an ayurvedic calcined medicine. It has immunomodulator, anodyne, antimicrobial, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anticancer action in the body. It plays a preventive as well as therapeutic role in management of cancer, impotency, obesity, tuberculosis, fistula, etc.
According to ayurveda, Hira(Vajra)Bhasma has all six tastes, pacifies all three Dosha (body humors) and increases the potency of other medicines. Clinically, its main action appears on dominance of Pitta Dosha in the body. The second action is observable on dominance of Kapha Dosha in the body. It reduces fat, prevents fat accumulation, breaks cellulite and improves overall metabolism in the body.
Medicinal Properties of Hira(Vajra)Bhasma
- Hira(Vajra)Bhasma has following healing characteristics.
- Analgesic or Anodyne
- Hematogenic(helps in formation of red blood cells)
- Heart Tonic
Therapeutic Indications Hira(Vajra)Bhasma
The main indication of Hira(Vajra)Bhasma is to increase immunity, improve action of other medicines, eliminates the toxin obstructions. It is used in combination with Swarna Bhasma and other ayurvedic medicines in various diseases.The individual indications of Hira(Vajra)Bhasma include
- Angina Pectoris
- Heart Block
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Mental Debility
- Physical Debility
- Impotency & Infertility
- Cancer & Metastasis
- Frequent Urination
- Abdominal Diseases
- Neurological Diseases
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Bone Marrow Depression
Benefits & Medicinal Uses of Hira(Vajra)Bhasma
Hira(Vajra)Bhasma increases vitality, stamina and immunity.Hira(Vajra)Bhasma is beneficial in all chronic and obstinate diseases. It balances all three Dosha and corrects metabolism. It improves immunity, longevity, body strength and general well-being.
Adding Hira(Vajra)Bhasma in the treatment of chronic diseases speeds up the recovery process and improves action of the other medicines given for the treatment. Therefore, it can be given to all patients with acute as well as chronic diseases to improve action of the main medicines and speed up the recovery process.
Effects on Mind
Hira(Vajra)Bhasma effects appear after its continuous use for 4 to 8 weeks on the mind. It improves alertness, memory, attention span and intelligence. Many traditional ayurvedic doctors use it in following combination for improving mental capabilities of the children.
- Hira(Vajra)Bhasma-1 mg
- Swarna Bhasma-5 mg
- Manikya Pishti-10 mg
- Raupya Bhasma-10 mg
- Mukta Pishti-100 mg
- Brahmi Powder-100 mg
- Yashtimadhu(Mulethi)–Licorice Powder-100 mg
In ayurveda,Hira(Vajra)Bhasma is a drug of choice for Angina Pectoris. It works even in acute phase of Angina Pectoris. Hirak Bhasma improves blood flow the heart muscles and reduces sensation of squeezing, heaviness, pressure and tightness in the chest. It also alleviates chest pain. In angina pain, the following combination is beneficial.
- Shring Bhasma-125mg
- Honey-1 tsp
Cancer & Metastasis
In combination with other ayurvedic medicines,Hira(Vajra)Bhasma is beneficial in cancer and prevents metastasis. Mostly commonly, the following ayurvedic combination is helpful for cancer.
Dosage & Administration of Hira(Vajra)Bhasma
The minimum effective dosage of Hira(Vajra)Bhasma is 1.25 mg and maximum dosage can be 10 mg twice daily.
- Infants-0.5 to 1.25 mg
- Children-1 to 2.5 mg
- Adults-2.5 to 6.25 mg
- Adults(in severe cases)-6.25 to 8 mg
- Pregnancy-1 to 2.5 mg
- Geriatric(Old age)-2.5 to 6.25 mg
- Maximum Possible Dosage(per day or in 24 hours)-16 mg(in divided doses)
Safety Profile of Hira(Vajra)Bhasma
Hira(Vajra)Bhasmaa is Possibly Safe. There are not adverse effects observed with the regular use of Hira(Vajra)Bhasma. Cancer patients receive full dosage treatment therapy with Hira(Vajra)Bhasma, Swarna Bhasma etc.,which continue even for 12 months or more. There are no side effects observed.
Side effects of Hira(Vajra)Bhasma
This medicine should only be taken under strict medical supervision.
Self medication with this medicine may prove to be dangerous.
Over-dosage may cause severe side effects and gastritis.
Take this medicine in precise dose and for limited period of time, as advised by doctor.
Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a dry cool place.