Shirshuladi Vati [Vajra Rasa] Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Full Details & a Review.

Shirshuladi Vati is an Ayurvedic herbal-mineral formulation primarily used for the treatment of different kinds of headaches and migraines. In this article we will share Shirshuladi Vati uses, benefits, dose, ingredients, side effects, precautions to take and full details with our review.

Do you frequently get headaches? Are you suffering from migraines for a long time and not getting any cure? Then read this article thoroughly to know complete details about Shirshuladi Vati so that you can decide whether to consider this medicine or not as a natural medicine to cure your problems.

We have used this medicine on many patients and have gotten positive results. Here we will share our experience with this medicine and the feedback from the people who have already used it. Then let’s start this article.

What is Shirshuladi Vati?

Shirshuladi Vati is an Ayurvedic medicine that is popular for the treatment of various types of headaches and migraines.

Shira means head and Shula means pain, The meaning of its name is, this is a tablet that can cure headaches.

Shirshuladi Vati Uses

  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Tension headache
  • Vascular headache 
  • Sinusitis
  • Hormonal headache
  • Relieves Muscle Pain, Spasms and Swelling
  • Vomiting
  • Insomnia due to headache
  • Shiro roga [Diseases of Head]
  • Tension and Anxiety
  • Strengthen the brain and body

Shirshuladi Vati Benefits


  • It can help to increase the immunity of the person who has diseases related to the head.
  • The ingredients present in this medicine improve overall immunity and act as an Immunomodulator.

Brain Health

  • It can help to improve blood circulation to the brain.
  • It helps to supply a sufficient amount of nutrients to the Brain cells.
  • It helps to reduce headaches and relieve the tension of nerves.

Antiinflammatory properties

Shirshuladi VatiHas has anti-inflammatory properties that can help to reduce inflammations in any part of the body, mainly in the head if present.

Muscle pain

  • This medicine can help to relax the muscles of the body.
  • It is beneficial for reducing spasms and muscle pains due to excessive work

Shirshuladi Vati Ingredients

Shirshuladi Vati Dosage

Shirshuladi Vati is a herbo-mineral Ayurvedic medicine.

This medicine contains heavy metals in it as ingredients.

Consuming this medicine without a doctor’s prescription may cause severe health issues, so reach an Ayurvedic doctor if you want to consume this medicine.

  • This medicine can be consumed in a dose of one or two tablets, two times a day after the food or as directed by the doctor.
  • Consuming this medicine with dashmularishta, cow milk or honey may help to get more benefits.

Shirshuladi Vati Side Effects

  • Shirshuladi Vati doesn’t cause any side effects if consumed in a suggested dosage under medical supervision.
  • If this medicine is consumed more than the suggested dose it may cause severe side effects like poisoning.
  • Avoid self-medication because this medicine contains some heavy metals as its ingredients.
  • If any side effects occur, contact a nearby doctor as soon as possible.

In Pregnant Women

  • This medicine is strictly not recommended for pregnant women.
  • The heavy metals present in this medicine may pass through the placental barrier and cause harmful effects on the baby.

In Lactating Mothers

  • Generally, this medicine is avoided in lactating mothers.
  • Some heavy metals present in this medicine May transfer into the baby through the breast milk and cause some bad effects on the baby’s body.
  • Try to avoid this medication and contact an Ayurvedic doctor if you really want to consume this medicine and get suggestions.

In Kids

Normally this medicine is not used for any type of treatment in kids.

Keep this medicine in a place where the children can’t reach it.

Interaction with Allopathic Medicines

  • Generally, this medicine doesn’t interact with allopathic medicine, but some ingredients of this medicine may interact with allopathic medicines.
  • If you are prescribed both the allopathic medicine and Shirshuladi VatiYou can maintain a 30-minute interval between them well.

Interaction with Homoeopathic Medicine

  • This medicine generally doesn’t interact with Homoeopathic medicines.
  • Try to avoid self-medication.

Interaction with Health Supplements

  • Normally Shirshuladi Vati doesn’t interact with health supplements like minerals, multivitamins, Omega 3 fatty acids etc.
  • If you want to consume both the health supplements and this medicine maintain a 30-minute gap while consuming them.


  • Baidyanath
  • Unjha
  • Shree Dhootpapeshwar
  • Vyas Pharmaceuticals
  • Krishna Gopal Ayurved Bhavan

Expiry date

Generally, this medicine can be used for up to 5 years from the date of manufacturing. If the seal is opened then use it within 6 months from the seal opened to date.

Research and references

Ayurveda protocol for the management of migraine with Shirshuladi Vati by International Journal of Ayush case reports.

Case report on the management of Cluster Headache with Shirshuladi vati by International Journal of Innovative Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research.


What is Shirshuladi Vati used for?

It is used for the treatment of different kinds of headaches like normal headaches, migraine, vascular headaches, tension headaches, hormonal headaches, Insomnia due to headaches and sinusitis.

How to take Shirshuladi Vati?

It is available in the form of a tablet, it can be consumed orally in a dose of one or two tablets two times a day after the food with water.

How long should I take Shirshuladi Vati?

You can consume this medicine for up to 2 months for better results, consuming this medicine for more than the prescribed duration of time may cause some harmful effects on the body. Contact an Ayurvedic doctor for more information.

What are the Side effects of Shirshuladi Vati?

Generally, This medicine doesn’t cause any side effects, if consumed in a prescribed dosage. If this medicine is consumed more than the suggested dose it may cause some poisonous effects on the body.

What are the ingredients of Shirshuladi Vati?

Guggulu – Commiphora mukul
Amalaki – Phyllanthus Emblica
Vibhitaki – Terminalia Bellerica 
Haritaki – Terminalia Chebula
Agnimantha – Premna mucronata
Bilva – Aegle marmelos
Brihati – Solanum indicum
Gambhari – Gmelina arborea
Gokshura – Tribulus terrestris
Kantakari – Solanum xanthocarpum
Patala – Stereospermum suaveolens
Prishniparni – Uraria picta
Shunti – Zingiber officinale
Shyonaka – Oroxylum indicum
Shalaparni Root – Desmodium gangeticum
Vidanga – Embelia ribes
Yashtimadhu – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Loha Bhasma (Bhasma (calx) of iron)
Shuddha Parada (Purified and processed Mercury)
Tamra Bhasma (Bhasma (calx) of copper)
Shuddha Gandhaka (Purified and processed sulphur)
Decoction of Dashamoola
Cow ghee


Shirshuladi Vati Review

This medicine has been used by many Ayurvedic doctors for many years, we have used this medicine with many people and have got good results. Here we will share our experience with this medicine and the feedback we have gotten from the people who have used it.

  • For many people, this medicine has given great results to those who had migraines for a very long time. When consuming this medicine for 2 months regularly under medical supervision they told us that the frequency of migraine has reduced a lot. 
  • In many people, migraine is completely gone.
  • People who had headaches frequently without any reason got desired results in consumed this medicine for a suggested duration of time.
  • Headache due to tension got reduced in many people when they used this medicine for 3 months under medical supervision.
  • There are many such examples to share here, but you should know that consuming only this medicine may not give the desired results. contact an ayurvedic doctor, get diagnosed and get a prescription for this medicine to get a better result and the safety of your health.

This article is only for educational purposes, we don’t recommend self-medication or self-diagnosis. Reach a nearby Ayurvedic physician to get complete information about this medicine.


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