Varanadi Ghritam is an Ayurvedic medicine, in herbal ghee form. This herbal ghee is made from Varanadi 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 arthritis, headache, etc.
Varanadi Ghrita Benefits:
- It is used as medicine and also in a preparatory procedure called snehakarma for the treatment of many diseases.
- It is mainly indicated in Hernia, all Udararogas, and flatulence.
- It is excellent for reducing phlegm, fat deposition, metabolic disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, headache, and inflammatory conditions.
Varanadi Ghritham 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.
Exposure to cold and cold water bathe are contraindicated.
Varanadi 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.
Varanadi Ghrita Ingredients:
- Varana (Crataeva religiosa),
- Sairyaka (Strobilanthes ciliatus),
- Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus),
- Dahana (Plumbago zeylanica),
- Morata (Chenomorpha fragrans),
- Bilwa (Aegle marmelos),
- Vishanika (Aristolochia bracteolate),
- Brihati (Solanum melongena),
- Bhadra (Aerua lanata),
- Karanja (Pongamia glabra),
- Pootikaranja (Holoptelia integrifolia),
- Jaya (Premna corymbosa),
- Pathya (Terminalia chebula),
- Bahalapallava (Moringa olifera / drum stick),
- Darbha (Desmostachya bipinnata)
- Rujakara (Semicarpus anacardium).
- Ghee – Clarified butter
All the ingredients are heated till Ghrita is prepared.