Mayura Chandrika Bhasma Medicinal Properties, Benefits, Dose & Side Effects


Mayura Chandrika Bhasma is a classical ayurvedic medicine prepared from the feathers of a peacock. This bhasma is blessed with antiemetic and antispasmodic properties which makes it a great cure for nausea and vomiting. It is also beneficial in hiccup, cough and asthma.

Ingredients (Composition)

The main ingredient of mayura chandrika bhasma is peacock feather. Mayura Pankh is a great natural source of minerals like copper, manganese, iron and zinc. The central colorful part of the peacock’s feather is used to prepare this bhasma. 


Mayura pankh or Peacock feathers are collected and the colorful central part of the pankh is separated. This colorful part is then burnt with Cow’s Ghee (Clarified Butter) in a closed container under high fire. The ashes obtained after burning the peacock feathers is known as Mayura Chandrika Bhasma.

Medicinal Properties

Mayura Chandrika Bhasma is blessed with amazing medicinal and therapeutic characters like:

Antiemetic – helps in soothing vomiting and nausea.

Hiccup suppressant – cures hiccups

Mild Antitussive  – cures cough

Mild Bronchodilatory – treats respiratory problems

Therapeutic Indications

Ayurvedic practitioners recommend the use of Mayura Chandrika Bhasma for treating the following conditions.


Nausea & vomiting,


General debility

Useful in urinary disorders

Female disorders

Using mayura chandrika bhasma in asthma is also highly effective. It is usually prescribed in combination with other potent herbal medicines for best results.




Being a natural source of iron, copper and other such minerals Mayura chandrika bhasma is a powerful ayurvedic medicine widely used to deal with some chronic as well as day to day problems. Depending on the problem, mayura chandrika bhasma is administered in patients along with other herbal and ayurvedic medicines and with the different combinations. It eases the discomfort from nausea, vomiting or continuous hiccups.

Mayura chandrika bhasma is also used in combinations to treat various problems associated with lungs. Because of its bronchodilatory property, Mayura chandrika bhasma dilates the bronchi and bronchioles, decreasing resistance in the respiratory airway and increasing airflow to the lungs. Thus, it is very helpful in conditions related to breathing difficulty. 


The generally prescribed dose of mayura chandrika bhasma is 125 – 250 mg taken with honey or milk. However, the doctor may prescribe a higher or lower dose depending on the intensity and severity of the disease. 

Side effects 

Mayura chandrika bhasma is completely safe and do not cause any side effects. However, pregnant women or lactating mothers should take this medicine only after consultation.

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