Mother Nature not only bestows us with a bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables but also several minerals and metals that are blessed with healing properties. Since the ancient times, several sages and physicians adopted the holistic age-old practice of Ayurveda and made use of precious metals, minerals and herbs to concoct supernatural formulations and compounds that are literally answer to a myriad range of diseases and anomalies. One such incredible mineral formulation and a golden opportunity for our health is Swarna Bhasma.
What is Swarna Bhasma?
Swarna Bhasma also known as Gold Bhasma, Suvarna Bhasma or Monatomic Gold is a traditional ayurvedic medicine that consists of nano and colloidal gold particles. Being a powerful rejuvenative, antitoxic, antioxidant, cardioprotective and nervine tonic, it is a remedy for numerous physical problems and has a positive effect on overall health. It promotes heart health, increases lifespan, intelligence, memory, skin glow and prevents several diseases. It is also extremely useful in case of tuberculosis, chronic fever, phthisis, asthma, cough, burning sensation, acidity, microbial infection, loss of vitality, toxicity, infertility, conjunctivitis, rheumatoid arthritis etc. Additionally, it also increases overall strength and endurance and improves mental health.
How To Formulate Swarna Bhasma?
Suddha Subarna (Purified gold)
Suddha Gandhaka (Purified sulphur)
Suddha Parada (Purified mercury)
Eranda Patra (castor leaf)
Triturate purified gold and mercury are to form an amalgam.
Next place a castor leaf on an earthen crucible.
Make a bolus of the amalgam and equal proportion of purified suphur and keep it on the leaf.
On top of the bolus, place another castor leaf and cover it with another earthen crucible.
Cover the entire earthen pot with a mud-smeared cloth and place it in the calcination furnace.
Repeat the process (puta pak method) 13 more times to get mono atomic gold free of impurities.
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Health Benefits Of Swarna Bhasma
Promotes Cardiac Functioning
The buck load of cardiotonic and cardioprotective properties in Swarna bhasma is extremely effective in treating various heart anomalies due to its strong antioxidative nature. It not only strengthens the heart muscles and detoxifies the blood but also prevents the deposition of plaque in the blood vessels and cleanses the coronary arteries. It also averts the formation of atherosclerosis (i.e., hardening of the arteries), and hence reduces the risk of heart attacks, heart blocks, blood clots, mitral regurgitation, ischemic cardiomyopathy. Additionally, by improving blood flow to the heart muscles, it reduces the sensation of heaviness, pressure, and tightness in the chest, thus treating angina pectoris and preventing the heart from myocardial ischemia or any other kind of chest pain.
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Relaxes The Mind And Improves Memory
The abundance of adaptogenic, anti-anxiety and sedative properties in this Swarna Bhasma not only improves the mood but also relieves symptoms of stress like anxiousness, lack of attention, ignorance, and irritability. It holds high significance in providing mental stability by regulating the stress hormone, i.e., serotonin which in turn reduces restlessness, uneasiness, cold hands, and feet, etc. and bestows a fresh and happy feeling.
Being a nervine tonic, it is also extremely useful in rectifying memory flaws in middle aged individuals and diminishing inflammation in the brain while also supporting and improving brain health.
Our body is safeguarded with an innate immunity that acts as the first line of defense in case of infections. Laden with potent antioxidants and blessed with rejuvenating properties, Swarna Bhasma offers an absolute remedy for enhancing the immune system, fighting microbes and shielding the body against various infections. It also portrays the presence of strong anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and antifungal properties, which is extremely effective in preventing infections like fever, common cold, tuberculosis and other skin infections.
Combats Respiratory Issues
The brigade of anti-inflammatory, anti-biotic, and anti-asthmatic properties in Swarna Bhasma makes it a well-known traditional remedy for all sorts of respiratory distress. It is pivotal in treating the common cold, sore throat, cough and flu symptoms. When taken alongside Shringa Bhasma, Praval Pishti, and Giloy Satva, Swarna Bhasma actively thins and loosens sputum particles within the lungs, chest and nasal cavities and eases breathing. It is also highly beneficial for providing faster relief from non-productive cough, asthma and other bronchial conditions.
Conjunctivitis or pink eye is an inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eyes (transparent membrane that lines your eyelid and eyeball) characterized by redness, watery discharge, burning sensation in eyes and itching in eyes etc. The antimicrobial properties in Swarna bhasma helps to treat this uneasy symptom when ingested along with Mukta Pishti, Praval Pishti, and Giloy Satva in prescribed doses.
Effect On Doshas:
The colloidal gold particles within Swarna Bhasma, is intrinsically blessed with mainly, Madhura (sweet) and Kashaya (astringent) Rasa, which predominantly showcases Laghu (light) and Snigdha (oily) Guna. It also has Sheeto Virya (cold potency) and Madhura Vipaka (sweet aftertaste). This golden formulation pacifies all three doshas mainly the Kapha (earth and water), Vata (air) and Pitta (fire and air) doshas and has a positive effect on the various Dhatus (i.e. body tissues) which are Rasa (i.e. Plasma), Rakta (i.e. Blood), Mamsa (i.e. Muscles), and Shukra (i.e. Reproductive Fluids). Laden with these extensive ayurvedic properties, Swarna Bhasma increases physical power and enlightens not only our mind but also our physical body.
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The effective therapeutic dosage of Swarna Bhasma may vary from person to person depending upon the age, body strength, digestive power of the patient, severity, and condition of the patient. It is strongly recommended to consult an ayurvedic doctor or practitioner as he or she would evaluate the patient’s indications, past medical conditions and prescribe an effective dose for a specific period.
Adults: As mentioned in ayurvedic texts, the dosage of Swarna Bhasma is 1/8th to 1/4th Ratti; where 1 Ratti = 125 mg, i.e., One can take this formulation daily mixed with honey or ghee, twice a day, preferably 30 minutes before a meal or two hours after a meal or as suggested by the health care provider. Other adjuvants that can be used to intake Swarna Bhasma include cream, milk, or Sitopaladi Churna.
Swarna Bhasma is well known for its wide range of therapeutic benefits and is extremely effective in proper therapeutic dosage and does not have any reported side effects. The use of Swarna Bhasma in case of high-grade fever during tuberculosis is contradicted since the formulation kills the bacteria quickly, which ultimately results in excessive toxin accumulation within the body cavities produced by dead bacteria.
This magical golden formulation has been mentioned time and again in several ayurvedic scriptures as an ultimate remedy for cardiac anomalies, and even tuberculosis owing to its enormous therapeutic properties. Swarna Bhasma is classified as a potent cardiotonic, nootropic, hepatoprotective, antitoxin and immunomodulatory compound, and hence used for the treatment and management of neurological problems, upper respiratory tract infection, fever, infertility, skin disease and ultimately improves overall stamina and body immunity.
(The information mentioned regarding this product is to educate about ayurvedic formulation, for additional information regarding dosage, please talk to your health care provider or ayurvedic doctor)