TRIDHATUGARBHA POTTALI -Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Usage, Preparation, Side effects, Equivalent Medicines, Research Papers

Tridhatugarbha pottali is an Ayurvedic medicine used in the treatment of diabetes and Urinary disorders. This medicine contains mineral ingredients only. This medicine should only take as per the direction by a physician.


  • This medicine is popularly used in the treatment of diabetes and urinary disorders.
  • It is also effective in abnormal discharge from the vagina.


  • Prameha – Diabetes
  • Bahu muthrata – frequent urination
  • Muthraghata – urinary retention
  • Painful urination
  • Burning micturition
  • Rakta pradara – menorrhagia
  • Swetha pradara – leucorrhoea


1PARADAPurified mercuryfast relieve from symptoms
2GANDHAKAPurified sulphur  rejuvenator
3SWARNAPurified goldprovide immunity, rejuvenator
4NAGAPurified  LeadEffective in diabetes
5VANGA Purified Tin Balances kapha dosha
6YASHADAPurified  zincThe beneficiary effect on diabetes


Purified parada and purified gandhaka are triturated well to obtain a homogenous mixture known as kajjali. Bhasma of swarna, naga, vanga, yashada and kajjali are to be triturated with the juice of aloe vera and conical shaped structure should be prepared. After drying it is tied up in a silk cloth, known as pottali. This pottali hung from a rod to be suspended in a pot with molten sulphur. The whole setup is then placed in the heating apparatus known as valukayantra and subjected to mild intensity of heat. The product obtained from this is known as tridhatugarbha pottali.

  • Detoxification of mercury– Ground with the juice of Aloe vera, Triphala(Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellerica, Emblica officinalis), the root of chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica) each for 7 days.
  • Detoxification of Gandhaka – fried in ghee and dipped in cow’s milk repeated for 7 times.
  • Purification of gold-  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.
  • Purification of vanga, naga, yashada –  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.


  • Dosha – This medicine is recommended for the treatment of all vata, pitta, kapha predominant diseases.
  • Dushya-  useful in diseases affecting rasa, mamsa , medo,majja, shukra dhatu – diabetes and Urinary disorders
  • Roga marga – Useful in diseases affecting Madhyama roga marga  – diabetes.


Take 62.5 mg once or twice a day after food along with turmeric powder or as directed by an Ayurveda physician.


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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 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.
  • It is better to avoid by children, lactating women and during pregnancy
  • 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?

            Duration of medicinal administration is based on your stage of the disease. Before taking medicine consult an Ayurvedic 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.


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  • Vasantha kusumakara ras
  • Chandra prabha gulika
  • Yogendra ras
  • Taragarbha pottali
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  1. Analytical study of vanga bhasma

  • Chemical analysis of vanga bhasma

  • Toxicity studies of vanga bhasma

4.     Study on the vrsya property (testicular regenerative potential) of vanga bhasma

  • Experimental study on effect of Naga Bhasma (lead calx) on hematological and biochemical parameters;year=2019;volume=7;issue=1;spage=8;epage=19;aulast=Rajput#:~:text=According%20to%20classical%20text%20of,%2C%20spleen%20enlargement%2C%20and%20diabetes.&text=In%20context%20of%20Naga%20Bhasma,1%20to%20100%20incineration%20cycles.

  • Pharmaceutical standardization of Naga Bhasma (incinerated lead) prepared by using herbal media

  • Standard operating procedure of naga shodhana and study of chemical changes in the media and shodhita naga

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