Want an acne free, glowing face and strong hair? Try Gomutra!

Yogsanskar    07-May-2022
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Synthetic materials and chemicals in everyday skin products can be wreaking havoc on your skin, even quite a few beauty products which claim to improve the quality of skin are doing otherwise, also the beauty treatments for which you’re willing to spend time and money may be damaging in the long run. If you are someone who's tired of searching for options and looking for a natural way to keep your face looking bright and clear and hair thick and long then you are at the right place.

Gomutra refers to cow urine, which is said to be highly beneficial for human health, earlier it was used only in India but gradually it has become a highly researched product and its benefits are slowly being realised globally.

The ancient scriptures of Ayurveda state that cow’s urine is the elixir of life, research is being made for its therapeutic usage in the treatment of diseases like migraine, heart disease, blood pressure, fits, cancer, gynaecological problems and so on.

One can always be disgusted hearing about excreta being used for medicine or as a beauty product, but let us start by understanding the composition of cow urine so that it feels a little less off-putting

Composition of cow urine:

95% water

2.5% urea


24 types of salts


2.5% enzymes

Let us see how can we use Gomutra for our skin and hair:

  • Packed with vitamins and minerals:

It is beneficial for your skin because it is said to be packed with vitamins and minerals, rubbing it on skin fast forwards healing of broken skin and improves complexion, ingesting it proves to be very beneficial in detoxifying the whole body.

  • Contains antibacterial, antimicrobial and antifungal properties:

As we have seen above, Gomutra contains many actives such as creatinine, carbolic acid, urea, calcium and manganese, which give it strong antimicrobial properties, Cow urine has also shown remarkable antibacterial activity due to the presence of amino acids and urinary peptides, last but not the least as it contains phenolic acids like Gallic acid, ferulic acid, o-coumarin, cinnamic acid and salicylic acid giving it antifungal properties thus proving to be good for several skin-related issues and diseases.

You can use Gomutra topically on open wounds or pimple marks and abrasions, dilute it in water and apply it on the infected area, use purified Gomutra for the same, it has shown significantly increased wound closure in diabetic people as well.

  • Detoxifies our blood:

Gomutra is believed to be a blood purifier thus proving to be a treatment for any sort of skin disease. As we know skin ailments are mainly caused due to accumulated toxins in the blood, purification of blood ultimately causes our skin to be radiant and disease-free. Gomutra should be ingested in distilled form, not more than 2-3 drops should be consumed in the beginning, you can increase the quantity a bit as per your need. It can be consumed by diluting it with water or in buttermilk whichever way you may prefer.

  • Shows Anti-pigmentation effects:

Pigmentation is caused due to an accelerated production of melanin in our skin, which can be triggered due to various reasons like hormonal imbalance, some medications, irritation to the skin and a few other factors.

A spotless complexion can be attained with Gomutra, you can try this regimen, where you should first massage your face with cow’s milk for approximately 10 minutes, then massage it with Gomutra for 15 minutes, you can also apply a face mask after that.

  • Helps in hair growth and prevention of dandruff:

As cow urine is believed to have fungicidal effects and antioxidant properties, thus it can be used as an effective treatment for dandruff which is caused due to fungi.You can apply it by making a hair mask, adding yoghurt to two tablespoons of Gomutra and whisking it till viscous, apply it to your scalp for 10-15 minutes before shampooing.

Ayurveda has quite a few uses of Gomutra, and it is used in different ailments with different materials, in different forms, neem and Gomutra can be used as a gargle, whereas, external application of pure urine for wounds and cuts, with water and salt for nasal treatments, there is no end to the proposed benefits of Gomutra.



Then again, as wonderful as it sounds, don’t go to your nearest cowshed just yet, as we suggest that you should do your thorough research before consuming and applying Gomutra, always consult an expert before self-medicating, as there can always be two sides to any therapy and it is always advisable to take an experts opinion. Yogsanskar hopes for you and your family to be healthy and happy.