Sukumara Ghrita is an Ayurvedic medicine, in herbal ghee form. This herbal ghee is made from the Vidaryadi group of herbs, mentioned in Ashtanga Hrudayam. It is used for the preparatory procedures for Panchakarma and also as medicine, used in the treatment of gynecological diseases. This medicine is prepared based on Kerala Ayurveda principles.
Sukumara Ghrita Benefits:
- It is used as medicine and also in a preparatory procedure called snehakarma for the treatment of lower abdominal pain in women, abscess, hemorrhoids, menstrual pain, inflammation, constipation.
- This will show better results in hernia and vata based gulma. For those constipated by nature, this will do well if taken daily.
- It is usually given as a daily tonic in lower doses for overall good health.
- It is also used to improve skin complexion.
- It relieves constipation, bloating, pain and itching, which are commonly seen symptoms of piles.
Sukumara 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 the Panchakarma preparation – Snehana procedure, the dose depends on the disease status and the judgment of the Ayurvedic doctor.
Sukumara Ghrita 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.
Sukumara Ghrita Ingredients:
- Punarnava – Boerhaavia diffusa – 4.8 kg
- 480 grams of each of
- Bilva – Aegle marmelos
- Agnimantha – Premna mucronata
- Shyonaka – Oroxylum indicum
- Patala – Stereospermum suaveolens
- Gambhari – Gmelina arborea
- Brihati – Solanum indicum
- Kantakari – Solanum xanthocarpum
- Gokshura – Tribulus terrestris
- Shalaparni – Desmodium gangeticum
- Prishnaparni – Uraria picta
- Payasya (Kshirakakoli) – Roscoea purpurea
- Ashwaganda – Withania somnifera
- Eranda – Ricinus communis
- Shatavari – Asparagus racemosus
- Darbhamoola – Erianthus arundinaceum
- Kushamoola – Desmostachya bipinnata
- kashamoola – Saccharum spontaneum
- Shara moola – Saccharum arundinaceum
- Ikshumoola – Saccharum officinarum
- Potagala moola – Typha elephantina
- Water for decoction – 49.152 liters boiled and reduced to 6.144 liters.
- Guda – Jaggery – 1.44 kg
- Eranda taila – Castor oil – 768 g
- ghee – 1.536 kg
- Milk – 1.536 liters
- 96 grams of fine powder of each of
- Krishna – Long pepper fruit
- Krishnamoola – Long pepper root
- Saindhava Lavana – rock salt
- Yashti – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra
- Madhuka – Madhuka longifolia
- Mridvika – Raisins
- Yavani – Trachyspermum ammi
- Nagara – ginger
All the ingredients are heated till Ghrita is prepared.