Tankan Bhasma is an Ayurvedic medicine which is prepared from Borax anhydrous. It is used in the treatment of infection of upper respiratory tract, menses problem and hyperacidity. It has diuretic, astringent, antacid and antiseptic activities.
Tankan is also known as Suhaga or Sodium borate.
Tankan bhasma is also used to treat hair dandruff. For dandruff treatment take Tankan bhasma (1 tbsp), Suhage ki kheel (Borax crystal heated on fire), coconut oil (1 tbsp), curd (2 tbsp) and neem leaves juice (1 tbsp). Apply this mixture on scalp for an hour then wash off with mild shampoo. This treatment is told by Yog guru Swami Ramdev.
Ingredients of Tankan Bhasma
Tankan (Purified Borax)
Uses of Tankan Bhasma
- Amenorrhoea, Dysmenorrhoea
- Cold, cough, coryza (zukham)
- Chronic bronchitis
The Dosage of Tankan Bhasma
125-250 mg per day with honey.
Manufactured by Shree Baidyanath Ayurved Bhawan, Patanjali Divya Pharmacy.
This medicine is also known as Tankana bhasma.