Mahath Panchagavyam Ghrutham or Maha Panchagavya Ghritha is an Ayurvedic medicine as ghee as its base. It is used for a preparatory procedure for Panchakarma and also as a medicine.
- Epilepsy, Intermittent fever, Anal fistula.
Maha Panchagavya Ghrita Ingredients:
96 grams of each of
Dashamoola group of roots –
Bilva – Aegle marmelos
Agnimantha – Premna mucronata
Shyonaka – Oroxylum indicum
Gambhari – Gmelina arborea
Patala – Stereospermum suaveolens
Shalaparni – Desmodium gangeticum
Prinshnaparni – Urarica picta
Gokshura – Tribulus Terrestris
Brihati – Solanum Indicum
Kantakari – Solanum xanthocarpum,
Triphala – Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica) Amla (Emblica Officinalis)
Haridra – Turmeric
Daruharidra – Berberis aristata
Kutaja – Holarrhena antidysenterica
Saptaparna – Alstonia scholaris
Apamarga – Achyranthes Aspera
Nilini – Indigofera tinctoria
Katurohini – Picrorhiza kurroa
Shampaka – Cassia fistula
Pushkaramoola – Inula racemosa
Phalgumoola – Ficus carica
Duralabha – Alhagi psudalhagi
water for decoction – 12.288 liters, boiled and reduced to 3.072 liters
powders of 12 grams of each of
Bharngi – Clerodendron serratum
Patha – Cissampelos pariera
Adhaki – Cajanus cajan
Kumbha – Operculina turpethum
Nikumbha – Baliospermum montanum
Trikatu – pepper, long pepper and ginger
Rohisha – Cymbopogon martinii
Murva – Marsdenia tenacissima
Bhutika – Trachyspermum ammi
Bhunimba – Andrographis panic late
Shreyasi – Gajapippali – Scindapsus Officinalis
Sariva – Hemidesmus indicus
Madayantika – Lawsonia inermis
Agni – Plumbago zeylanica
Nichula – Barringtonia acutangula
Gomaya swarasa – the water extract prepared from cow dung – 768 ml
ksheera – cow milk – 768 ml
Dadhi – cow cheese – 768 ml
Mutra – Cow urine – 768 ml
Ghritham – ghee – 768 grams
The above combination is heated till herbal ghee is prepared.
Maha Panchagavya Ghrita Benefits:
It is used as medicine and also in a preparatory procedure called snehakarma for the treatment of intermittent fever, epilepsy, fistula, inflammation, piles, liver diseases, anemia, cough and psychiatric conditions.
This medicated ghee, known as Maha panchagavya Ghrita is like ambrosia in the treatment of
Apasmara – epilepsy
Unmada – insanity
Svayathu – edema
Udara – obstinate abnormal diseases including ascites
Gulma – Phantom tumor
Arshas – piles
Pandu – Anemia
Kamala – Jaundice and
Halimaka – a serious type of Jaundice
This medicated ghee is used regularly every day to dispel inauspiciousness and evil effects of bad planets.
It also cures Chaturthaka (Quartan) type of Vishama Jvara (Irregular fever).
Similar Names: Maha Panchagavya ghritam, Maha Panchagavy Ghrit
Tridosha Effects of Ghritham – Calms Vata, Pitta, and Kapha.
Maha Panchagavya Ghrita Dosage:
Take a quarter to half teaspoon with water, usually before food, once or twice a day, or as directed by an Ayurvedic doctor.
For children above 3 years: Up to 5 gm.
For Panchakarma preparation – Snehana procedure, the dose depends on the disease status and the recommendation of an Ayurvedic doctor.
Precautions while using the medicines:
Light diet rules are to be followed. Avoid wine and non-vegetarian food. Keep the body clean.
Maha Panchagavya Ghrita Side Effects:
There are no known side effects with this medicine but it is best to use this product under medical supervision. Self-medication is discouraged.
People with diabetes, high cholesterol, heart diseases and high BP should exercise precaution. It may cause diarrhea and indigestion if taken in higher doses.