Reference - Charaka Samhita, Chikitsa Sthana 1/1

Introduction

Chyavana Prasha is one of the famous ayurvedic formulation that is prepared from well-known herbs, which have an effective impact on health improvement. This formulation helps to rejuvenate the body that further improves body's functioning, memory, immunity and intelligence etc. One of the main ingredient present in this formulation is Amla. It is known for the properties like diuretic, heart tonic, digestive, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcerative and many more.

Ingredients

  1. Kashmarya – Gmelina arborea
  2. Bilva – Aegle marmelos
  3. Agnimantha – Premna mucronata
  4. Prishniparni – Uraria picta
  5. Mashaparni – Teramnus labialis
  6. Shyonaka – Oroxylum indicum
  7. Patali – Stereospermum suaveolens
  8. Bala – Sida cordifolia
  9. Pushkara – Inula racemosa
  10. Pippali – Long pepper
  11. Shvadamstra – Tribulus terrestris
  12. Brihati – Solanum indicum
  13. Kantakari – Solanum surattense
  14. Shringi – Pistacia chinensis
  15. Tamalaki – Phyllanthus niruri
  16. Shalaparni – Desmodium gangeticum
  17. Mudgaparni – Phaseolus trilobus
  18. Draksha – Grapes
  19. Jivanti – Leptadenia reticulata
  20. Aguru – Aquilaria agallocha
  21. Abhaya – Terminalia chebula
  22. Jivaka – Malaxis acuminate
  23. Meda – Polygonatum cirrhifolium
  24. Kakoli – Fritillaria roylei
  25. Riddhi – Habenaria intermedia
  26. Rishabhaka – Manilkara hexandra
  27. Shati – Hedychium spicatum
  28. Musta – Cyperus rotundus
  29. Vidari – Pureria tuberosa
  30. Vrusha – Adhatoda vasica
  31. Punarnava – Boerhavia diffusa
  32. Kakanasika – Martynia annua
  33. Ela – Cardamom
  34. Chandana – Sandalwood
  35. Utpala – Water Lily
  36. Ghee and sesame oil
  37. Honey
  38. Tugaksiri
  39. Pippali – Long pepper
  40. Twak – Cinnamon
  41. Ela – Cardamom
  42. Patra – Cinnamon leaves
  43. Keshara – Mesua ferrea
  44. Amalaki

Method of Preparation

  • Take the powder form ingredients from number 1 to 35 up to 48 grams.
  • Mix all these ingredients with 500 fruits of Amalaki.
  • Boil above mixture in 12.28 liters of water.
  • When this water gets fully boiled, take out the decoction and Amalaki fruits.
  • Remove the seeds from the fruits and fry in 567 gram of ghee.
  • Add these to the decoction.
  • Take this paste along with 2.4 kg sugar and boil with decoction till the decoction gets its semi solid consistency.
  • Now cool it down and add the ingredients from number 37 to 43.
  • After this process, Chyavana Prasha is prepared.

Dose

10 to 15 grams, two times a day, after meals, with milk.

Indications

  • Cold and cough
  • Anti-aging
  • Chest disorders
  • Gout
  • Urinary tract problems
  • Sense organ problems
  • Skin complexion
  • Sperm anomalies
  • Digestive disorders
  • Memory disorders
  • Excessive thirst
  • Cardiac disorders

Contraindications

No side effects.

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