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Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Side-effects, Brands, Research papers, FAQs of Manasamitravatakam Tablet


Benefits, Ingredients, Indications, Dosage, Side-effects, Brands, Research papers, FAQs of Manasamitravatakam Tablet


This is a unique classical herbal preparation indicated for stress and insomnia. It is also effective to improve memory.
It is a brain and nerve tonic and rejuvenator. It improves all mental faculties.

In Children

Improves academic performance
Useful for Mentally Handicapped

In Professional & Youngsters

A stress buster
Reduces mental fatigue
Improves concentration

In women

Pre-Menstrual tension
PMS(menopause Irritability)

In Elderly
Good nervine tonic

Imparts good sleep
Checks degenerative changes
Alzheimer’s Disease
Parkinson’s Disorder

In Psychosomatic Disorders

Stress Reduced Hyperacidity
Stress Reduced Hypertension

The great scholar and founder of AryaVaidyasala Kottakkal, Vaidyaratnam Shri. P. S. Varier comments on the efficacy of this product in his book Chikitsasangraham- this is very efficacious in lunacy and other ailments; alcoholism, toxicity and helps to improve mental faculties and in overcoming fits, convulsions and epilepsy. Sages say those taking this daily will be immune to snakebites, lightning, cholera, small pox, and contagious diseases. In addition, anyone taking this daily will develop a happy trend of mind, poetic taste, mastery of expression and other qualities. This may be taken twice daily on empty stomach in warm cow’s milk or Brahmi ghritham, Mahakalyanaka ghritham, Saraswatha ghritham or other vehicles prescribed for mental ailments.


An indication of Manasamitra Vatakam Tablet in the classical reference Sahasrayoga.

Manodoshahara: pranja medham cha prathibhamapi ||

SahasraYoga Gutika Prakarana/ 40

Dosage: As directed by Physician.
Diet: Vegetarian with low spices.


The drug is having the effect of pacifying manodosha and it can act on the brain to augment prajna, medha, and pratibha. Most of the ingredients of the drug have medhya property (brain booster), vrishya property (sex stimulant)and a meager number of ingredients have sukra sthambana ( delaying ejaculation) property. Contents of Manasamitra vatakam Bala – – Sida cordifolia, Nagabala – Sida Veronicaefolia, Vilva – Aegle marmelos, Prishniparni – Uraria picta, Pravala – Coral, Shankhapushpi – Clitorea ternatea, Tamra bhasma, Swarna Bhasma, Pushkaramoola – Inula racemose, Mrigashringa – Deer horn, Vacha – Acorus calamus, Tapya – Copper, Makshika Bhasma-Iron Pyrite, Chandana – Santalum album, Raktachandana – Pterocarpus santalinus, Mukta – Pearl, Loha Bhasma – Iron, Madhuka – Glycyrrhiza glabra, Twak – Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Magadhi – Piper longum, Ghanasara – Cinnamomum camphora, Aileya – Prunus cerasus, Vishala – Citrullus cholocynthis, Arkaraga- Lodoicea seychellarum, Nirgundi – Vitex negundo, Plava – Nyctanthes arbor-tristis, Rasna – Alpinia galangal, Rajata Bhasma – Silver, Shilajatu – Asphaltum, Gojihva – Onosma bracteatum, Padmakeshara –Nelumbo nucifera, Jivaka – Malaxis muscifrea, Rishabhaka – Malaxis acuminate, Kakoli – Rosacea procera, Kshira Kakoli – Roscoea purpurea, Brihati – Solanum indicum, Kantakari – Solanum xanthocarpum, Shravani- Sphaeranthus indicus, Mahashravani – Sphaeranthus indicus, Bhunimba – Andrographis paniculata, Kritamala – Cassia fistula, Parushaka – Phoenix pussila, Haritaki – Terminalia chebula, Vibhitaki – Terminalia bellirica, Amalaki –Emblica officinalis , Amrit – Tinospora cordifolia, Shweta Sariba- Hemidesmus indicus, Krishna sariba –Ichnocarpus frutescens, Jeevanti – Leptadenia reticulate, Somavalli – Sarcostemma acidum, Ashwagandha – Withania somnifera , Nisha – Curcuma longa, Usheera – Vetiveria zizanioides, Draksha – Vitis vinifera, Yashti – Glycyrrhiza glabra, Riddhi – Vigna cylindrical, Durva – Cynodon dactylon, Hamsapadi – Adiantum philippense , Bhadra – Aerva lanata, Lavanga – Syzigium aromaticum, Tulasi – Ocimum sanctum, Kasturi – Musk, Kumkuma- Crocus sativus, Juice extract of Trayanti – Bacopa monnieri Water decoction of Shankhapushpi – Clitorea ternatea, Vacha – Acorus calamus, Sariba – Hemidesmus indicus, Lakshmana – Ipomoea sepiaria , Vilva – Aegle marmelos, Bala – Sida cordifolia, Goksheera – Cow milk, Jiraka – Cuminum cyminum, Somavalli – Sarcostemma acidum, Stanya –Milk.


Ingredients of Manasamitra Vatakam

Sanskrit Name Botanical name
Bala Sida cordifolia
Nagabala Sida Veronicaefolia
Vilva Aegle marmelos
Prishniparni Uraria picta,
Pravala Coral
Shankhapushpi Clitorea ternatea
Tamra bhasma An alloy of Copper and Zinc
Swarna Bhasma Gold
Pushkaramoola Inula racemose
Mrigashringa Deer horn
Vacha Acorus calamus
Tapya Copper,
Makshika Bhasma Iron Pyrite
Chandana Santalum album
Raktachandana Pterocarpus santalinus
Mukta Pearl
Loha Bhasma Iron
Madhuka Glycyrrhiza glabra
Twak Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Magadhi Piper longum
Ghanasara Cinnamomum camphora
Aileya Prunus cerasus
Vishala Citrullus cholocynthis
Arkaraga Lodoicea seychellarum
Nirgundi Vitex negundo
Plava Nyctanthes arbor-tristis
Rasna Alpinia galanga
Rajata Bhasma Silver
Shilajatu Asphaltum
Gojihva Onosma bracteatum
Padmakeshara Nelumbo nucifera
Jivaka Malaxis muscifera,
Rishabhaka Malaxis acuminate,
Kakoli Rosacea procera
Kshira Kakoli Roscoea purpurea
Brihati Solanum indicum
Kantakari Solanum xanthocarpum
Shravani Sphaeranthus indicus
Mahashravani Sphaeranthus indicus
Bhunimba Andrographis paniculata
Kritamala Cassia fistula
Parushaka Phoenix pussila
Haritaki Terminalia chebula
Vibhitaki Terminalia bellirica
 Amalaki Emblica officinalis
Amrit Tinospora cordifolia,
Shweta Sariba Hemidesmus indicus,
Krishna sariba Ichnocarpus frutescens
Jeevanti Leptadenia reticulate
Somavalli Sarcostemma acidum
Ashwagandha Withania somnifera
Nisha Curcuma longa
Usheera Vetiveria zizanioides
Draksha Vitis vinifera
Yashti Glycyrrhiza glabra
Riddhi Vigna cylindrical
Durva Cynodon dactylon
Hamsapadi Adiantum philippense
Bhadra Aerva lanata
Lavanga Syzigium aromaticum
Tulasi Ocimum sanctum
Kasturi Musk
Kumkuma Crocus sativus
Juice extract of
Trayanti Bacopa monnieri
Water decoction of
Shankhapushpi Clitorea ternatea
Vacha Acorus calamus
Sariba Hemidesmus indicus
Lakshmana Ipomoea sepiaria
Vilva Aegle marmelos
Bala Sida cordifolia
Goksheera Cow milk
Jiraka Cuminum cyminum
Somavalli Sarcostemma acidum
Stanya Milk

Side effects:


The overdose causes hypoglycemia. The toxicity studies conducted confirms the safety of the combination in the prescribed doses.

Acute and Subacute Toxicity Study of Manasamitra Vataka without Musk in Experimental Animal Models by Sanjaya Kumar. Y.R, Vasanthakumar K.G, Thamizh Selvam. N and Acharya.  M. V published in the International Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Research January2016Vol.:5, Issue:2



  • Arya Vaidyasala, Kottakkal
  • Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala, Trissur
  • Kerala Ayurveda
  • Imis Pharma
  • SNA Oushadhasala
  • Nagarjuna Herbal Concentrates


FAQs on Manasamitra Vatakam


  • What is Manasamitra vatakam?

This is an herbal tablet mainly used by the physicians of Kerala, the southern tip of India for treating mental ailments.

  • Manasamitra vatakam and Manasamitra tablet- both are same?

Yes. Vatakam in Sanskrit means tablet.

  • What’s the dosage?

The common dosage is two tablets once or twice daily with warm milk. You have to take the advice of your physician to fix the dosage or can avail our free online consultation service here.

  • What’s the duration of the treatment?

It varies from person to person. Normally 90 to 180 days is the course time.

  • What are the side effects of this medicine?

There is no side effect if taken under medical supervision. The side effects are seen in patients who consume overdose or no following the restrictions of the physician.

  • What is the expiry of the tablet?

Three years is the expiry and all brands and companies print the expiry very clearly.

  • How can we take Manasamitra vatakam?

It should be taken along with warm milk. In certain diseases, some other ayurvedic ghee preparations are also given as an adjuvant. This is prescribed by the attending physician.

  • Where can we buy Manasamitra vatakam?

You can buy online through the following links.


The tablet is shipped world wide and you will get the product in 12- 19 working days.


Research papers on Manasamitra Vatakam


  1. Clinical efficacy of Manasamitra Vataka (an Ayurveda medication) on generalized anxiety disorder with comorbid generalized social phobia: a randomized controlled study by Tubaki BR1, Chandrashekar CR, Sudhakar D, Prabha TN, Lavekar GS, Kutty BM.
  2. Neuroprotective effect of Manasamitra vatakam against aluminium-induced cognitive impairment and oxidative damage in the cortex and hippocampus of rat brain study by Thirunavukkarasu SV1, Venkataraman S, Raja S, Upadhyay L.
  3. Clinical Efficacy of Manasamitra Vataka (an Ayurveda Medication) on Generalized Anxiety Disorder with Comorbid Generalized Social Phobia: A Randomized Controlled Study by Tubaki BR, Chandrashekar CR, Sudhakar D, Prabha TN, Lavekar GS, Kutty BM published in Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.) 18(6):612-21 · June 2012.
  4. Manasamitra Vataka and Shirodhara treatments preserve slow wave sleep and promote sleep continuity in patients with generalized anxiety disorder and co-morbid generalized social phobia by Basavaraj R. Tubaki, Anupriya Verma, Arun Sasidharan, S. Sulekha, T. N. Sathyaprabha,D. Sudhakar,C. R. Chandrashekar, G. S. Lavekar and Bindu M. Kutty published in CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL.111, NO. 2, 25 JULY
  5. MANAGEMENT OF MENOPAUSAL SYNDROME THROUGH AYURVEDA by Dr. Maha Rani Chennu, Dr. Aakancha, Dr. Padmasaritha and Dr. Ramesh M. published in European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  6. Application of Chemometrics for the simultaneous estimation of stigmasterol and β-sitosterol in Manasamitra Vatakam-an ayurvedic herbomineral formulation using HPLC-PDA method by Srikalyani Vemuri, Mohan Kumar Ramasamy, Pandiyan Rajakanu, Rajappan Chandra Satish Kumar, Ilango Kalliappan published in Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science Vol. 8(07), pp 001-009, July,
  7. Application of Chemometrics for the Simultaneous Estimation of Phytosterols in Manasamitra Vatakam Using HPLC-PDA Method by Srikalyani V, R Mohan Kumar, R Pandiyan, R C Satish Kumar and K Ilango published in Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2018, 10(6):76-86.
  8. Acute and Subacute Toxicity Study of Manasamitra Vataka without Musk in Experimental Animal Models by Sanjaya Kumar. Y.R, Vasanthakumar K.G, Thamizh Selvam. N and Acharya. V published in the International Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Research January2016Vol.:5, Issue:2
  9. Effect of Manasamitra vatakam , an Ayurvedic Formulation, on Aluminium-Induced Neurotoxicity in Rats by Thirunavukkarasu, SV; Upadhyay, Lokesh; Venkataraman, S published in Pharmacotherapy Group, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria

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