MAHA SWARNA YOG-Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Swarna mahayoga is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of neuromuscular and musculoskeletal disorders. This tablet contains mineral ingredients along with herbs. This medicine should only take as per the direction by a physician.


  • This medicine is used in the management of muscle pain, inflammatory, and degenerative joint pain.
  • This medicine is specially administrated in paralytic conditions.


  •  Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Cervical spondylitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hemiplegia
  • Diabetes


1PIPPALILong pepperPiper longumcarminative
2HARITHAKIChebulic myrobalanTerminalia chebularejuvenator
3VIBHITHAKIBelliric myrobalanTerminalia bellericarejuvenator
4AMALAKIIndian gooseberryEmblica officinalisrejuvenator
5SHUNDIGingerZingiber officinaleCarminative
6CHITRAKAMRoot of lead wortPlumbago zeylanicaCarminative
7CAVYALong pepperPiper chabacarminative
8VACHASweet flagAcorus calamusBalances kapha and vata
9VIDANGA Embelia ribesEffective in worm infestation
10PIPPALI MULALong pepper (Root)Piper longumcarminative
11MURVA Marsdenia tenacissimaBalances kapha and vata
12BHARNGI Clerodendron serratumAntipyretic action
13ATIVISHA Aconitum heterophyllumBeneficial effect on the digestive system
14JEERAKACuminCuminum cyminumcarminative
15PATHA Cyclea peltataBalances vata, kapha
16GAJAPIPPALI Piper chaba 
17INDRAYAVA(SEED) Holarrhena antidysentericaRelieves diarrhoea
18RENUKA Vitex agnuscstus 
19KRISHNA JEERAKABlack cuminNigella sativaReduces fever,vomiting
20KATUKA Picrorrhiza kurroaAntipyretic action
21SARSHAPAMustard Antibacterial action
22AJAMODAajowanTrachyspermum ammicarminative
23HINGUAsafoetidaFerula asafoetidaCarminative
24NAGA BHASMABhasma of lead Antidiabetic property
25ABHRAKA BHASMAprocessed Biotite mica balances vata dosha, reduces pain
26LOHA BHASMAbhasma of Iron tonic and rejuvenator
27RAJATA BHASMAbhasma of Silver balances vata dosha, provide strength
28VANGA BHASMAbhasma of Tin Provide body strength
29MANDURABhasma of iron oxide Haematinic action
30PARADA BHASMA (RASASINDURA)bhasma of mercury Fast relief from symptoms
31GUGGULUIndian bedeliumCommiphora mukulanalgesic
32SWARNA BHASMABhasma of gold  


Purified guggulu heated in an iron vessel till it attains semisolid consistency. Then the powder of the above-mentioned drugs added to it and mixed well. Then tablets are made by using a sufficient quantity of ghee.

  • Purification of loha, naga,swarna, vanga, rajata-  Heated and immersed in sesame oil, buttermilk, cow’s urine, gruel and decoction of kulatha (Dolichos biflorus) in that order for seven days in each liquid.
  • Detoxification of Parada – Ground with the juice of Aloe vera, Triphala(Terminalia
  • chebula, Terminalia bellerica, Emblica officinalis), the root of chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica) each for 7 days. Purified parade processed with gandhaka to prepare rasasindura.
  • Purification of Abhraka – Heating and quenching in the decoction of Triphala or cow’s milk for 7 times.


  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of vata, pitta, and kapha dosha imbalance.
  • Dushya-  useful in diseases affecting rasa, raktha, mamsa,asthi,majja dhatu –musculoskeletal diseases
  • Roga marga – This medicine can be administered in diseases affecting madhyama roga marga –joint pain, muscle pain, diabetes


Take 1to 2 tablets after food, twice daily along with the following adjuvants or as directed by an Ayurvedic doctor.

  • maharasnadi kashayam – vata dosha imbalance
  • dasamoolarishtam


Yoga and Pranayama are a set of breathing and stretching exercises respectively, widely practised in the treatment of many diseases.

Nadi Shuddi Pranayam    – for getting calmness to the mind provide overall health

The patient needs to be seated in a meditative posture with the head and spine erect, with the body relaxed. The patient has to close his one nostril (e.g. left nostril if using the right hand and vice versa) with the thumb and exhale completely through the other nostril. Again, he will have to breathe in deeply through the other nostril while the opposite nostril is still closed with the thumb.


  • Avoid food items that produce dosha imbalance like cold, more salty, sour, and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items
  • Avoid heavy exercises that further aggravate degenerated conditions.
  • Oil massage on body advised. Which alleviates vata dosha
  • Avoid smoking, soft drinks, and alcohol.
  • Avoid sugar-containing diet in patients with diabetes.


  • This medicine should only take as per the direction of the physician.
  •  Taken by children, lactating women and during pregnancy only after consulting an Ayurveda doctor.
  • Improper administration and overdosage leads to side effects
  • Can this medicine be used while taking Allopathic medicines?

                    Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this medicine along with Allopathic medicines.

  • How long the medicine can be used?

            The duration of medicinal administration is based on your stage of the disease. Before taking medicine consult a physician.

  • Is this medicine habit forming?

    This medicine is not habit-forming. After using for a prescribed period gradually decrease the dose and eventually stop it.


  • Sarangadhara samhita – mahayogarajaguggulu mentioned , in swarnamahayoga swarna bhasma is extra mentined.


  • Kaisore  guggulu
  • Mahayogaraja guggulu


  • Shree dootapapeshwar


  1. Mahayograj guggulu: Heavy metal estimation and safety studies

2.     Safety of Mahayogaraj Guggulu (A Herbo mineral formulation): An observation study

3.     In vitro antiarthritic, antioxidant and in vivo cytotoxic activity of yogaraja guggulu

4.     Blood compatibility studies of Swarna bhasma (gold bhasma), an Ayurvedic drug

5.     Comparative study on cellular entry of incinerated ancient gold particles (Swarna Bhasma) and chemically synthesized gold particles.

6.     Swarna Bhasma and gold compounds: An innovation of pharmaceutics for illumination of therapeutics.

7.     Chemical characterization of incinerated gold (Swarna Bhasma)

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