Baidyanath Tankan Bhasma, 15 Grams

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Baidyanath TANKAN BHASMA is Useful in Delayed Menses (Amenorrhea), Respiratory Diseases, Asthma, Bronchitis.
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About Tankan Bhasma

Tankan Bhasma (Calcined Borax or Suhaga) is an ayurvedic-calcined formulation prepared from borax powder. In ayurveda, Tankan Bhasma or calcine borax is used for productive cough, breathing problems, wheezing, bronchitis, abdominal pain, dysmenorrhea, dandruff, bad breath and foul-smelling urine.

Ingredients (Composition) of Tankan Bhasma

Borax (Suhaga in Hindi) is only ingredient of Tankan Bhasma.

Medicinal Properties of Tankan Bhasma

Tankan Bhasma has following healing properties.

  • Expectorant – main action
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Carminative
  • Digestive Stimulant
  • Diuretic
  • Emmenagogue
  • Antispasmodic
  • Fat Burner
  • Antimicrobial – this action appears in Urinary Infections

Therapeutic Indications of Tankan Bhasma

  • Productive Cough
  • Breathing Problems with Wheezing
  • Chest Congestion
  • Bronchitis
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dandruff
  • Bad Breath
  • Foul-Smelling Urine
  • Urinary Tract Infections

Benefits & Medicinal Uses of Tankan Bhasma

  • Production of sputum (mucus), which is thick white or yellow-green in color
  • Shortness of breath with wheezing
  • Chest congestion due to excess mucus

These are main symptoms of recommending Tankan Bhasma. It should not be given to person with throat irritation, dry (nonproductive) cough and persistent dry cough attacks.

Productive Cough

Tankan Bhasma has expectorant action. It melts the thick mucus and help flushing it out from the lungs, which ultimately relieves productive cough. However, productive cough is actually symptom and it may have several underlying causes. One should also rule out these causes and treatment should be added accordingly.


However, Tankan Bhasma does not alone work in bronchitis. There is also a requirement of other remedies including Sitopaladi Churna. It is used in bronchitis when mucus is thick and harder to expelling it out.


Due to antispasmodic action of Tankan Bhasma, it can be used for treating dysmenorrhea. However, commonly it is not used for dysmenorrhea, but it can become beneficial when heavy clots are present in menstrual blood. In such case, one Praval Pishti, Ashoka Powder and Chandraprabha vati should also be used along with Tankan Bhasma.


  • The scalp application of Tankan Bhasma along with coconut oil or mustard oil helps in curing dandruff.
  • In dandruff, mix a half tsp. of Tankan Bhasma in coconut oil and apply it on scalp. To increase its effectiveness, add a few drops of Neem Oil in the paste mixture. It also reduces scalp itching. Massage for 3 to 5 minutes. Leave it for 15 to 30 minutes and wash off your head with shampoo.
  • Alternatively, one can mix Tankan Bhasma and Neem leaves powder. Make a paste with water and apply it on the scalp. Wash off the scalp with shampoo.

Dosage & Administration of Tankan Bhasma

  • Infants-10 mg per Kg body weight
  • Children-50 to 125 mg
  • Adults-125 to 500 mg
  • Geriatric(Old age)-125 to 250 mg
  • Maximum Possible Dosage-1000 mg

Tankana Bhasma Side effects: 

  • It increases Pitta and hence may cause burning sensation in few people. Hence care should be taken while administering this in gastritis and peptic ulcer patients.
  • It is not recommended during pregnancy.It is used in children. Consult a doctor for its use during lactation period.
  • Tankan Bhasm is having Kshara properties. Medicines with such Kshara properties are not used for long periods of time (more than 2 months) in men seeking infertility treatment.
  • Long term usage of this can cause oligospermia.

Terms and Conditions

We have assumed that you have consulted a physician before purchasing this medicine and are not self medicating.

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