Panchagavya Ghrita is an Ayurvedic medicine, in herbal ghee form. This medicine has ghee as its base. It is used for the preparatory procedures for Panchakarma and also as medicine. Panchagavyam refers to five different components of cow products.
Panchagavya Ghrita Benefits:
It is widely used as medicine and also in a preparatory procedure called snehakarma for the treatment of
- Neurological and psychiatric conditions, epilepsy, insanity, fever, liver diseases such as jaundice.
- Demoniacs and dullness will not trouble children if this is given regularly.
- Apart from oral intake, it is also used as nasal drops for the treatment of psychiatric disorders. The usual dose is 2 drops into each nostrils, on empty stomach. Because of its peculiar odor, some may feel it hard to use as Nasya.
Panchagavya Ghrita Dosage:
- As medicine – quarter to a half teaspoon with water, usually before food, once or twice a day, or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
- For 3 years old- up to 5 gms, to be taken on an empty stomach.
- For the Panchakarma preparation – Snehana procedure, the dose depends on the disease status and the judgment of the Ayurvedic doctor.
- It is usually administered with warm water.
Panchagavy Ghrit Side Effects:
- There are no known side effects with this medicine.
- However, it is best to use this product under medical supervision.
- Self-medication with this medicine is discouraged.
- People with diabetes, high cholesterol, heart diseases, and high BP should exercise precaution.
- In a very high dose, it may cause diarrhoea and indigestion.
Panchagavyam Ghritam Ingredients:
- Gomaya swarasa – the water extract prepared from cow dung – 3.072 liters
- ksheera – cow milk – 3.072 liters
- Dadhi – cow cheese – 3.072 kg
- Mutra – Cow urine – 3.072 liters
- Ghritham – ghee – 768 grams
The above combination is heated till herbal ghee is prepared.
Shelf life: 2 years from the date of manufacture.