Ayurveda Therapy

Cow Urine (Gomutra) as Ayurvedic Medicine

cow urineAccording to Ayurveda Cow urine plays a major part in Hindu practices and rituals and its curative properties are claimed in Charaka samhita texts. In Ayurveda where ever urine is mentioned, it is to be understood as cow urine. Excessive use of any medicine leaves some residue in our body. This residue causes diseases. Cow urine destroys the poisonous effects of residues and makes body disease free. The medicinal usage of Panchgavya, particularly cow urine is practiced in Ayurveda; a system classified by Western medicine as complementary and alternative medicine intended to complement rather than replace an existing treatment regimen and relationship between a patient and their physician.

According to our ancestors Cow Urine is considered to be the most effective Medicine in the world which during their time was the elixir of many incurable diseases.This substance is said to cure all ills the body have.Out forefathers say that in cow blood there is pran shakti (Life Force). Cow urine is cow’s blood that is filtered by kidney.Kidneys filter blood. Cow Urine (gomutra), is a natural antiseptic and in Ayurveda it is known as ‘Sanjivani’. It is an extremely potent medicine most effective in treating all kinds of infections especially those of the kidney and liver. Gomutra is able to cleanse the system of toxins and acts as an antidote that protects the body from various types of poison. When used as an eye drop, it is very effective in treating all manner of eye infections. Gomutra can also be used as an eco-friendly household disinfectant and natural insecticide. Cow  urine destroys miseries and diseases. It purifies both body and mind. Thus mental disease does not persist. It is in the mode of goodness (Satvik). Cancer is due to virus in poison. A lot of poisonous herbs mentioned in Ayurveda are purified from their poison by cow urine. Cow urine keeps mind happy & calm. So body remains healthy.


Vitamin A, B, C, D, E, Carbolic acid, uric acid, Gandhak, brass, iron, potassium, sodium, phosphate, manganese, calcium, lavan, lactose, and many other minerals in the natural state in plenty. The laboratory analysis of cow urine shows that it contains nitrogen, sulphur, phosphate, sodium, manganese, carbolic acid, iron, silicon, chlorine, magnesium, melci, citric, titric, succenic, calcium salts, Vitamin A, B, C, D, E, minerals, lactose, enzymes, creatinine, hormones and gold acids – all needed in smaller amounts by the human body to balance the “tridosha”- vata, pitta and Kapha. Our body contains many micronutrients that give us strength for life.

  • Cow urine is very beneficial for cancer patients. It has lot of medicinal values, which are unmatchable. Cow urine relieves several diseases and gives us good health. Cancer patient should take cow urine without fail. Taking it in pure form is more beneficial. Excessive use of cow urine is also completely harmless.
  • Cow urine is also very good for Jaundice patients.
  • It is also very good in case of swelling of Liver.
  • Consuming cow urine also reduces weight.

Diseases Cured by Cow Urine:

Cow urine is basically an excellent germicide that kills a variety of germs. Therefore, all the diseases that are caused by germs are destroyed through cow urine therapy. And if it is taken on a daily basis, it improves immunity in such a way that resists almost every disease. Some of the diseases that are proven to be cured by cow urine include:

  • Cough
  • Dismonerrhoea
  • Migraine or headache
  • Constipation
  • Thyroid
  • Skin diseases like eczema, ringworm, and itching
  • Acne

Other Benefits:

Cow urine is beneficial as it:

  • Lowers the levels of cholesterol
  • Relieves tension
  • Improves memory
  • Enhance the functioning of liver
  • Slows down the process of aging
  • Gives strength to brain and heart
  • Destroys the toxic effects of medicinal residues in the body

In fact, if cow urine is taken regularly even without having any illness, it keeps our body healthy by giving us immunity, by eliminating toxic substances and by keeping our digestive capacity in good condition.

For Adults

Mix 10 ml ark (2 teaspoon) with 10 gm. honey (1 teaspoon) and 25 ml normal water (half a cup), take the mixture twice a day in morning empty stomach and before sleeping.

Dosage for Children

Reduce the quantity to half.


About the author

Dr. Ram Mani Bhandari

Experienced holistic doctor, healer, teacher, and writer
Specialized in Ayurvedic detox (Panchakarma)
Trained in India and Nepal, the original lands of Ayurveda
Graduate in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) from the Institute of Medicine at Tribhuwan University in Kathmandu.
Professional member of Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA)
Owner of Sunshine Ayurveda


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  • Dear sir,
    I have acne all over my hands. Dr. says it is the undergrowth of hair. How do i cure it. I have tried many allopathy and homeo treatments but no results. Its increasing to my back also. Kindly help asap as the skin feels so rough to touch. can cow urine help???

  • Sir, I have prostat Vol.28ml.Prostatapprox.2.7*3.8cm(vol.25cc) for which I am taking . I have Liver fatty remains pain heaviness.Facing acute constipation problem for the last 5years with gas problem. Can not walk for some long time properly and feels pranless, weakness in the legs. Please advise me how to rid off it.

  • Sir, I am taking Fortege and Bangshil tab 2 each Mor nd Evening either with some hot milk or water. One tab. of Naftomax after lunch for prostat. May I take Gomutra as prescribed by you.

  • Sir ,
    Thank u for the article. I have been operated for Breast cancer in aug2012. please let me know the way to use gomutra, quantity, and where can i get good quality go mutra and other ayur remedies for fighting the effects of chemotherapy and to dissolve small lumps .
    Thank U Sir

    With regards

  • cow urine as ayurvedic medicine is very beneficial for the people who face health issues or who are facing problems like acne and pimples, scars, etc. cow urine is the best medicine as it is made of natural and herbal extracts. cow urine also helps to increase immunity and helps to fight against types of diseases like cancer, diabetes etc.

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