Chyawanprash is a well known Ayurvedic Rasayana made from a mixture of unique herbs. It is used for the treatment of many diseases by improving the body immunity to fight against external stimuli, cough and asthma etc.
Rasayanam means the means to purify and develop the seven constituent tissues of the body. Its name has emerged from an aged emaciated sage Chyavana, who gained youth and vitality by taking this in a prescribed manner. According to Charaka Samhita, Chyavanaprasam or Chyawanaprash is considered as the Rasayana number 1 in Ayurvedic medicine. It is consumed regularly by millions of people in India including children, youngsters and aged people since thousands of years. Chyavanaprash is especially good for alleviating cough and asthma. It is reputed for improving metabolism and immune system. Its main function is to improve digestion and respiration which are the main sources of metabolism.
It is mainly composed of the richest in vitamin C fruit- Amalaki (Embelica officinale).
- Recommended as a prophylactic medicine in the recovery of bronchitis, Asthma, Arthritis, Metabolic disorders etc.
- Renders immunity power, Health, and Vitality.
- Improves the center of intelligence, Memory, Complexion etc.
Ingredients of Chyawanprash:
Dashamula- each 89 gm
Bala (Sida cordifolia)- 89 gm
Musta (Cyperus rotendus)- 89 mg
Jeevaka (Microstylis wallichi)- 89 mg
Rishabaka (Microstylis mucifera)- 89 mg
Utpala (Nymphaea alba)- 89 mg
Pippali (Piper longum)- 89 mg
Sringi (Pistacia integerrima)- 89 mg
Meda (Polygonatum verticillatum)- 89 mg
Tamalaki (Phylanthus niruri)- 89 mg
Truti (Elettaria cardamomum)- 89 mg
Jeevanti (Leptadenia reticulata)- 89 mg
Jongaka/Aguru (Aquilaria agallocha)- 89mg
Draksha (Vitis vinifera)- 89 mg
Pushkara (Inula racemosa)- 89 mg
Chandana (Santalum album)- 89 mg
Shati (Curcuma aromatica)- 89 mg
Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa)- 89 mg
Kakoli (Fritelleria oxipetala)- 89 mg
Kshirakakoli (lillium polyphyllum)- 89 mg
Kakanasa (Trichosanthes tricuspidata)- 89 mg
Amrita (Tinospora cordifolia)- 89 mg
Abhaya (Terminalia chebula)- 89 mg
Vidari (Pueraria tuberosa)- 89 mg
Vrishamula (Justicia beddomei)- 89 mg
Dhatriphala (Embelica officinale)- 3.048 gm
Taila (Sesame Oil)- 0.762 ml
Ghrita (Ghee)- 0.762 ml
Matsyandika (Sugarcane juice concentrate)- 4.444 gm
Tukakshiri (Bambusa bambus)- 356 mg
Pippali (Piper longum)- 178 mg
Chaturjata (Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Elettaria cardamomum, Cinnamomum tamala, Mesua ferrea)- each 22 mg
Madhu (Honey)- 1.143 ml.
Uses of Chyawanprash:
Strengthens the immune system to fight against diseases.
Improves memory power and level of concentration.
Helps to calm the nervous system.
Slow down the effects of aging process.
Enhances fertility and keeps menstruation regular.
Purifies the blood, eliminates toxins and is beneficial for the liver.
Improves complexion and fights against bacterial skin infection.
Acts as an antidepressant and tranquilizer for persons suffering from depression.
Promotes absorption of calcium, leading to stronger bones and teeth.
Improves muscle tone by enhancing protein synthesis.
Deeply recommended for the children and old persons as a prophylactic medicine for the recovery of bronchitis, Asthma, Arthritis, Metabolic disorders etc. It renders immunity power, Health, and Vitality and improves the center of intelligence, Memory, Complexion etc.
The dosage of Chyawanprash:
Adults- 10-15 gm, twice daily along with hot milk.
Children- 5-10 gm, along with hot milk.
Absolutely safe up to 5gm/kg body weight, so it can be consumed without any fear.
In the case of normal use by an adult, one jar of 500 gm will last around 1 month.
Dosage can be increased accordingly depending on health and other factors.