Deemed as the 'Knight in shining armour' for combatting various infections, Chyawanprash is a staple in most Indian households as the ultimate saviour from most health anomalies during the chilling winters and monsoons. From aged people to children, this ayurvedic preparation is beneficial for all. It has an appealing characteristic sweet, sour taste with a spicy undertone, a brownish-black tinge and a jam-like consistency, that makes it easy to consume either raw or by infusing it in warm water or milk.
Since time immemorial, this incredible herbal formulation has been used as a folk remedy for treating various health conditions by the ayurvedic healers. Powered with powerful herbs, spices, minerals, dietary fibres and an array of antioxidants, this ayurvedic supplement extensively helps in boosting the immune system, treating any lung or breathing problems, promoting digestion, enhancing cardiac functioning, promoting weight loss, improving memory and brain functions, reversing cellular ageing, improving skin quality and many more.
Well, the market right now is flooded with different brands of chyawanprash with their very own unique formulation, but the original preparation as mentioned in various ayurvedic scriptures and journals of Charaka and Susruta contain 12 vital ingredients namely; Amalaki, Arjuna, Neem, Ashwagandha, Safed Chandana, Tulsi, Elaichi, Pippali, Brahmi, Kesar, Ghrita and Shahad. Falling under the category of drugs named “Rasayana Dravya,” each of these ingredients are imbued with revitalizing properties that are intended to rejuvenate and immunise the body and maintain overall health and wellness.
Well, without further ado, foray through this infographic to know more about this amazing herbal formulation.