Hamdard Cinkara Syrup Health Benefits

Details of very old and famous Hamdard Cinkara Syrup. It is very good general health tonic. Know about Hamdard Cinkara syrup ingredient, dosage, health benefits and side effects.

Hamdard Cinkara is proprietary medicine from Hamdard Laboratories. Hamdard Laboratories is an Unani pharmaceutical company. This medicine is non-alcoholic bituminised (Vitamin A, B1, B2, C, D3) polyherbal tonic suitable for all age group.

Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition, and dosage.

  • Manufacturer: Hamdard
  • Availability:  Online and at medical stores
  • Type of medicine: Unani Medicine
  • Main Indication:  Herbal tonic for the whole family all the year round

Hamdard Cinkara Ingredients

Ingredients present in this formulation are given below:

As per written on packet, each dose of 30 ml contains

  • Vitamin A Palmitate I.P equivalent to 1250 I.U of Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1 I.P 1.00 mg
  • Vitamin B2 I.P 1.00 mg
  • Vitamin C3 I.P 15.00 mg
  • Niacinamide I.P 13.00 mg
  • Calcium Lactate I.P 100.00 mg
  • Sodium Ascorbate I.P 10.00 mg

Conc aqu extract of: (One liter contains extract from 8 gm of each of the following)

  • Cardamom Fruit (Chhoti-IIaychi)I.P 66
  • Clove (laung) I.P 66
  • Coriander (Dhania)I. P 66
  • Cinnamon (Kalmi Dal chini) I.P 66
  • Cinnamomum Cassia (Darchini) I.P 55
  • Rosa Damascena (Gulab ka Phool) U.S.N.F VIII
  • Dried Orange Peel (Narangi ka Chhilika) I.P 66
  • Jatamansi (Balchhar)I.P 66
  • Anisum (Aniseed) I. P 55


  • Oil of Cassia I.P 66
  • Santalum album Oil U.S.N.F IX
  • Orange Oil Sweet B.P.C Syrup Base
  • Appropriate overages of Vitamins added

Vitamin A

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin. It is naturally present in many foods.

It is important for normal vision, the immune system, and reproduction. Vitamin A

also helps the heart, lungs, kidneys, and other organs work properly. The amount of vitamin A you need depends on age and reproductive status. Recommended intakes for vitamin A for people aged 14 years and older range is 900 micrograms (mcg) daily (3,000 IU) for men and 700 micrograms daily (2,300 IU) for women.  Vitamin A is found naturally in many foods and is added to some foods, such as milk and cereal.  High intakes of some forms of vitamin A can be harmful.

Calcium Lactate

alcium lactate is a salt that consists of two lactate anions for each calcium cation.  It is one of the main sources of calcium that is used as a calcium supplement. Other uses include antacid, food additive, and ingredient in oral hygiene products.  Calcium Lactate is indicated for the treatment of calcium deficiency states as a therapeutic supplement in pregnancy, lactation, osteoporosis, post-gastrectomy malabsorption, osteomalacia and rickets. It is also used to treat mild hypocalcemia and for maintenance therapy.

Calcium Lactate is contraindicated in Severe hypercalcaemia and hypercalciuria (eg hypervitaminosis D, hyperparathyroidism, severe renal failure, osteoporosis due to immobility and decalcifying tumors such as plasmocytoma and skeletal metastases). Patients receiving therapy with cardiac glycosides such as digoxin must not be given calcium supplements.

Hamdard Cinkara Health Benefits

  • It is a non-alcoholic vitaminized herbal tonic.
  • It has better bioavailability.
  • It helps to improve in mental performance, anemia, and low appetite.
  • It can be used as a tonic in all seasons by the whole family.
  • It improves breast milk production.
  • It improves growth and intellectual functioning of children.
  • It improves immunity.
  • It improves mental functions.
  • Cinkara is said to have a positive influence on the mental activity, growth and intellectual functioning of children.

Hamdard Cinkara Therapeutic Uses

Cinkara (Hamdard), consists of vitamins (A, B1, B2, C, D3 and niacinamide) and glycerophosphates

Along with aqueous extract from thirteen plants in a flavoured syrupy base. It has been reported to increase psychomotor and mental functions in healthy normal person.

  • Anemia of pregnancy
  • During convalescence
  • Elemental deficiency
  • Excessive metabolism
  • General debility
  • General tonic
  • Hypolactation
  • Lack of appetite
  • Liver disorder
  • Liver protective
  • Loss of weight
  • Low appetite
  • Malnutrition
  • Mental weakness
  • Nervousness & undue tendency to fatigue
  • Resistance to infection
  • Rundown and debilitated condition
  • Strenuous exercise
  • Stress and acute illness
  • Vitamin deficiencies
  • Vitamin deficiency due to antibiotics
  • Weakness, fatigue, lethargy

Hamdard Cinkara Dosage

  • Adult can take 2 tablespoonful or 30 ml twice a day after meals.
  • Children can take 1 tablespoonful twice daily or as directed by the physician.
  • It is to be taken with water.
  • Or take as directed by a doctor.


Do check the list of ingredients and their contraindications to avoid any side effects.


There is no known contraindication for this medicine.

It contains sucrose. So, a person who has lost the ability to respond normally to insulin (prediabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome or type 2 diabetes) should take it cautiously.

Drug Interactions

Please maintain a gap of at least an hour between intake of any allopathic drug and herbal medicine to avoid drug interaction, if any.

Do not use many different medicines for the treatments of the same disease.

Do not take more than one multivitamin supplement at a time to avoid overdose of vitamins and minerals.

Getting too much preformed vitamin A (usually from supplements or certain medicines) can cause dizziness, nausea, headaches, coma, and even death. High intakes of preformed vitamin A in pregnant women can also cause birth defects in their babies. Women who might be pregnant should not take high doses of vitamin A supplements.

Hamdard Cinkara Syrup Side-effects

There are no known side-effects for this medicine.


Do check the list of ingredients and their contraindications to avoid any side effects.

Do not use any medicine during pregnancy without consulting doctor.


  • Store in a cool and dry place in a tightly closed container,
  • protected from light and moisture.
  • Keep away from the sight and reach of children.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Keep bottle cap closed after every use.


  1. I have taken 4 bottle of Cynkara syrup.Now,I am suffering from hyperthyroidism suddenly. That’s disease may cause by overproducing of thyroid hormone by taking over amount of iodine.I suspect Cynkara.This syrup may responsible for my disease.

  2. Mere Papa Sugar ki dawaa khate hai… Medicine not insuline…. To kya wo le sakte hai….

    Or unhe digestion problem zyada hai…
    Wo bahut kamzor bhi ho gye hai

  3. Can i consume if expeired 1 month old

  4. Can we give chinkara to children in milk so the child can drink milk if child is not ready to take chinkara directly

    • no, can not give with milk

    • I’ve never heard that you can’t mix with milk. I’ve heard it’s safe to put in ANY child’s drink, to help encourage them to drink it. It’s a tonic, safe for all ages. I don’t see why you couldn’t add it into milk.

  5. Please inform me the adult dose two spon tables how many days

  6. When I take cinkera it effects my chest? Reason

    • How so? What does it do? Does it only happen after drinking the tonic? If I were you, I’d seek medical advice. You can’t find proper treatment, if asking people online who don’t know your exact situation. Hope you get yourself checked out!

  7. Will cinkara induce insulin resistant stage 2 diabetes

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