According to Ayurveda The 'Rasayanas' are means to impart long, healthy, disease free life, intelligence.'Rasayana' aims at maintaining youthfulness, vigour, vitality of the body and keeping away ageing process, senility and debility. It maintains the proper functioning of the cells and rejuvenates the cells. As such it also keeps away the diseases.
Chyavanprash is a comprehensive herbal tonic with multiple health benefits, prepared according to an ancient Ayurvedic formula. Used by people all over the world today, it is a proven energizer, immunity booster and pre-emptive tonic.
Maharshi Chyavan first prepared this medicine to bring back youth in an old and fragile body,and that is why it is known as "Chyavan-Prash".Charak Samhita, the ancient Ayurvedic treatise written by sage Charak in the 4th century BC, contains the first historically documented formula for Chyavanprash.
According to the 'Charaka Samhita' , Chyavanprash is "the foremost of all rasayanas, especially good for alleviating cough and asthma; it nourishes the weak, the wounded, the old, and those that are of tender years as well." Through the use of this rasayana "a person acquires intelligence, memory, comeliness of body, freedom from disease, longevity, strength of the senses, great pleasure in the companionship with women, great increase in the strength of the digestive fire, improvement of the complexion, and preserve the harmony of the three doshas ."
This unique ‘jam’ is a mix of 49 powerful ayurvedic herbs with 'amla' (Indian gooseberry) as the base. The other ingredients in this traditional recipe include ashwaganda, pippali, cardamom, nutmeg and cinnamon in a base of clarified butter and honey. This magic elixir is good for all, irrespective of age and gender, and creates a harmonious synergy in the body leading to better metabolism.
Here’re some specific health benefits of Chyavanprash.
Digestive and Immune System
Chayvanprash's basic ingredient amla has 30 times more vitamin C than orange and helps in strengthening the immune system and expediting the healing process. Regular intake of chyavanprash strengthens digestion, absorption and assimilation of food and balances stomach acids.
Heart and Brain
The perfect blend of Ayurvedic herbs acts as a cardiac stimulant and helps in smooth functioning of the heart. Chyavanprash nourishes the brain cells by supporting the nervous system and enhances co-ordination and memory power. The tonic is good for students as it increases retention and recall.
Lung, Liver and Kidneys
The smooth functioning of the lungs is facilitated by the regular intake of chyavanprash. Moisture balance is maintained in the lungs and gives new energy to respiratory system. Chyavanprash helps purify blood and invigorates the liver and helps to eliminate toxins. It helps the downward flow of energy in the body and eases constipation. Apart from these, this herbal jam eliminates wastes from the body without overloading the urinary system.
The holistic traditional formula of chyavanprash improves skin complexion, glow and fights dermal bacterial infection. It promotes hair growth and helps absorption of calcium resulting in strong bones and teeth. It is especially good for alleviating cough and asthma. The anti-oxidant properties of the tonic act against the ageing process and maintain youthfulness. Chyavanprash enhances fertility, keeps menstruation regular and helps to overcome difficulties in conception. It also improves muscle tone by enhancing protein synthesis effectively.
The age-old Chyavanprash is regarded as an all-embracing herbal health tonic by one and all, and has become an indispensable part of a healthy family.
Chyavan-Prash enhances body metabolism and immunity and considered to be one of the most health promoting product of Ayurveda.
Have a big spoonful of this Chyavan-Prash with milk everyday morning. This is a powerful tonic. It is said that Sage Chyavan made it to bring back youth in an old and fragile body.
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