Bhasmas are an important part of Ayurvedic medications. Bhasma is the fine-grained powder obtained by calcinations of different metals or minerals. Tamra Bhasma is obtained by oxidizing and heating the copper metal with different herbal juices including aloe vera and lemon juice.
Copper has great significance in Ayurveda and is widely used in different ways to cure many diseases. Copper bhasma is used since ancient times for the treatment of leprosy, tumors, abdominal diseases, worms, liver, spleen, piles, cough, asthma, diabetes, acidity with indigestion, and in many other disorder treatments. It is also used in Ayurvedic treatment of skin diseases, obesity, chronic respiratory conditions, eye diseases, anemia, piles etc.