Hajrul Yahood Bhasma – Uses, Benefits, and Ayurvedic Properties


Hajral yahud bhasma is a classical Ayurvedic formulation in powder form. This is also known as Ber Patthar Bhasma, Sange Yahud Bhasma, Badarashma Bhasma, or calcined lime silicate. Bhasma also known as ashes or calcined preparations is the medicinal powder of metals, minerals, or natural stones or gems, obtained by the process of calcination. This bhasma is made from Hajral Yahud, a type of fossilized stone. Hajral yahud bhasma has very good results in the management of kidney stones and is used in treating urinary tract infections, urinary calculi, and difficulty in urination.

Let’s discuss it in detail!


  1. Hajral Yahud
  2. Moolak swaras

Description of the Ingredients

Hajral Yahud

Hajral Yahud also known as Ber Patthar or Lapis judaicus or sange yahud is a fossilized, tasteless stone, resembling the size of a small nut. This stone has various intersecting parallel lines giving it an appearance like the scales of a fish and dissolves in water easily. Ber Patthar is purified after heating it 7 times in a decoction of Kulthi lentils (horse gram), after which it is used in the making of Hajral Yahud bhasma. The chemical composition of ber patthar is lime-silicate or calcium-silicate. Shudha (purified) ber patthar has diuretic, lithotripter, anodyne, and antipruritic properties.

Moolak swaras

Moolak swaras is a juice or swaras of Raphanus sativus, commonly known as Muli or radish. Properties  – Rasa – katu (pungent), tikta (bitter), Guna – laghu (light), Virya – ushna (hot), Vipaka – Katu (pungent), balances all the 3 doshas. This is recommended in jaundice, urinary disorders, constipation, skin disorders, fatty liver, etc.

Hajral yahud bhasma

Hajral yahud bhasma

Method of Preparation

  1. Purified (shudha) ber patthar is ground into powder and then filtered powder is triturated with moolak swaras (radish juice) for 3 days.
  2. It is then made into discoid cakes and dried.
  3. Then it is subjected to 500 to 600 degrees celsius heat for 4-5 hours.
  4. After it has cooled down, discoid cakes are crushed and the calx of this is prepared.
  5. Stored this formulation in an air-tight dry container.

Medicinal Properties

Hajral yahud bhasma has sheet (cold) virya (potency) and pacifies Kapha and Pitta doshas. This bhasma has diuretic (promotes urine production), lithontriptic (dissolves stone in kidney or bladder), antipruritic, anodyne properties. Hajral yahud bhasma is mainly used in urinary calculi management.

Classical Indication

  1. Ashmari (calculi), mutrakricha (urinary disorders)
  2. Reference – Siddha Yoga Sangraha – Ashmari Mutrakrichra Rogadhikara


  1. Kidney stones – hajral yahud bhasma has lithontriptic and diuretic properties which help in dissolving the renal stone and push it along the course of the ureter.
  2. Renal colic – this bhasma has Anodyne (pain reducing) properties and reduces renal colic.
  3. Urinary retention – This formulation has a diuretic property that helps in urine production and also helps in completely emptying the urinary bladder.
  4. Crystalluria – crystalluria means the presence of crystals in urine. This bhasma along with Chandraprabha Vati eliminates crystalluria.
  5. Itching –  this bhasma has antipruritic properties. The dusting powder made from Hajral yahud bhasma is applied to the skin for skin diseases like itching, ringworm infection, and vesicular eruption.


  • In adults –  250 – 500 mg, once or twice daily with lukewarm water, before or after a meal.
  • In children – 125 – 250 mg, once or twice a day, before or after a meal, with lukewarm water or as directed by an Ayurvedic physician.


  • Coconut water
  • Ashmarinashak kwath
  • Gokshuradi kwath
  • Punaravasava.

Side Effects

There are no known side effects of Hajral Yahud bhasma. However, always consult an Ayurvedic physician before using this.


Hajral Yahud Bhasma is an ancient Ayurvedic powder formulation used for calculi and urinary disorders. This formulation has very good results in treating the urinary calculi (if the size is not so big) without undergoing any surgery. We hope that the above-mentioned uses and benefits will be beneficial for you.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Pvt. Ltd. He is Author of the Book "Ayurveda – God’s Manual For Healing". He is an Ayurveda Expert Serving People worldwide through all the Possible Mediums, Operating from Main Branch in Mohali, India. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit www.PlanetAyurveda.com.

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