Reference: Rasatarangini

INTRODUCTION

This herbal mineral formulation known as Mandoor/ Mandur Bhasma is made from calcined iron. When iron keeps lying under the surface of earth for years, it starts rusting which is chemically known as Ferric Oxide. According to Ayurveda 80- 100 years old is considered to be supreme. This ferric oxide is purified and crushed to form Mandoor Bhasma. It is a little less potent than Loha Bhasma. But, as it is made from ferric oxide, it helps in curing anemia, liver and spleen disorders. It has potent hematinic, hematogenic, anthelmintic, fat burning and carminative properties.

INGREDIENTS

  • Ferric oxide
  • Cow's urine
  • Aloe Vera juice
  • Triphala [Powdered Myrobalans] concoction

METHOD OF PREPARATION

Finely powdered Ferric Oxide and Myrobalans decoction is taken in the ratio 1:4 respectively and mixed. Put this mixture over the flame and boil it till the entire water content evaporates and only the powder is remaining. Later, mix the remaining powder and grind it with Aloe Vera juice and Cow's urine and let it dry. When it dries out completely, heat it under high temperature and repeat this process for a few more times to get superior quality Mandoor Bhasma.

DOSAGE

Children- 20- 50 mg, twice every day after meals.

Adults – 250 – 500 mg, twice every day after meals.

It can be taken with trikatu [Long pepper, black pepper and dried ginger] with honey.

It can be taken with cow's urine in constipation.

Kids should be given this medicine with honey.

INDICATIONS

  • Hepatomegaly and Splenomegaly
  • Jaundice
  • Anemia
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Metrorrhagia
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anorexia
  • Generalized weakness
  • Rickets
  • Fever
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Digestive disorders
  • Neuralgia

CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • Over dosage might show poisonous effects.
  • If the formulation is not properly made, it might cause toxic effects like weird taste of mouth, dark stools.
  • There are no known side effects if it is taken in the mentioned dosage under strict medical supervision.
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