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Chyawanprash, the immune boost

08/01/2018 10:41
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Chyawanprash: total health for your family

Sri Sri Tattva Chyawanprash has been derived from a 2500 year old Ayurvedic formula and contains extracts of more than 40 different herbs. Chyawanprash with its high nutritional value and anti-oxidant and energizing properties, strengthens the internal defence mechanism of the body, protecting the body from everyday infections like cough, cold etc.

What Is Chyawanprash?

Chyawanprash is a herb based formulation and health supplement that can be taken by both adults and kids, from literally any age group. Both men and women can benefit from taking chyawanprash regularly. It tastes sweet, sour and a tad spicy, and looks like fruit jam to an extent. It is sticky and has a brownish-black hue. Sri Sri Tattva Chyawanprash contains honey and cane sugar in the paste. The formulation can be stored outside the refrigerator and has a long shelf life in general. 

Sri Sri Ayurvedas Chyawanprash has fresh pulped Amlaki as its main ingredient.

According to Charak Samhita, an ancient ayurvedic text, this nutritive preparation rejuvenates all body tissues and supports healthy function of heart and respiratory systems. Moreover, regular intake of this supplement promotes better intellect, memory. 

The main ingredients of chyawanprash

  • Amla
  • Ashwagandha
  • Neem
  • Pippali
  • White sandalwood
  • Tulsi
  • Saffron
  • Cardamom
  • Arjuna
  • Brahmi
  • Safflower honey
  • Ghee 

The exact number and amount of the ingredients in making chyawanprash recipe can vary from one brand to another. The hue, taste, and thickness can also vary.

Use of chyawanprash

Most people prefer taking it in winters, but there is no harm in taking chyawanprash all over the year. It is advised to consume one spoonful along with warm milk or water but you may very well take it on an empty stomach as well.

Major Benefits Of Chyawanprash

Prevents Seasonal Infections

When winter sets in or monsoon starts, the weather undergoes drastic changes, bringing new bacteria, germs and living organisms into the air. Some people fall prey to infections and fevers during these months. Taking chyawanprash helps your body in fighting such fungal and bacterial infections. 

Enhances The Digestive System 

If you have a weak digestive system, taking chyawanprash regularly may help you enhance it. It helps streamline bowel movements and digestion of foods. The cinnamon and amla in this formulation have carminative properties, and they help prevent flatulence. It also helps prevent constipation. 

Helps Fight Respiratory Issues

The herbs present in this ancient formulation can help people suffering from long term and chronic respiratory ailments. 

Helps Keep Skin Radiant & Healthy

Contrary to what many people think, applying beauty products externally on the skin is not enough to look youthful and attractive. What you take in also reflects on your skin. Chyawanprash contains a number of herbs including amla that has vitamin C in good amounts. Those herbs, when taken internally, help skin stay healthy and radiant. So, in a way, eating chyawanprash helps you thwart signs of aging to an extent. The saffron present in this elixir may aid in improving your complexion. 

Aids In Purifying Blood

People who lead a hectic life, get less sleep or gorge on junk foods frequently get excess toxins in their body. These toxins, when stored in the body, lead to the onset of several complications and ailments. They also hamper with natural blood purification process in your body. Eating chyawanprash helps in purifying the blood and eliminates those excess toxic elements from the body. 

Enhances Sexual Prowess

While this is not well known, eating chyawanprash can help boost sexual prowess and help cope with sexual problems better. For example, the herbs present in this formulation help keep menstruation cycle in shape. 

Assist In Coping With Stress

The herbs present in this ayurvedic formulation actually have a calming effect on your nervous system. So, eating it may help you cope better with stress.

Sharpens Memory And Aids Brain Function

You have to keep track of so many things in your life and career. It is not uncommon for anyone to forget things at times, even at a young age. Eating chyawanprash makes your body fortified with herbs that aid in boosting brain functions and sharpening memory. Apart from adults, kids can also better focus on their studies and concentrate on various activities by eating this ayurvedic elixir.

Offers Energy For Daily Chores

Owing to workload, incessant multitasking and tension, a lot of people feel a lack of energy in doing things, including daily chores. Chyawanprash contains plenty of herbal extracts that provide your body with enough energy to sail through the daily chores without feeling fatigued or worn out. 

Aids Weight Loss

A lot of obese individuals fail to shed excess pounds because their metabolism is not at an optimal level. Eating chyawanprash helps in stimulating the metabolism and thus aids in losing weight.

Heart Health Boost 

This is one of the best benefits of chyawanprash. Yes, eating chyawanprash regularly can benefit heart health, say ayurveda experts.

Cholesterol Regulator

Chyawanprash intake can help lower the high levels of cholesterol in the blood. It also regulates blood pressure.

Helps Improve Nails And Hair

Eating this elixir may help improve the health of your hair and nails. The antioxidants present in chyawanprash help slow down premature hair graying and prevent brittle nails.

Helps Combat Cold And Cough 

Chyawanprash has vitamin C and other ingredients that help your body stave off virus and bacteria that lead to cold and cough.

Urinary Infections

Taking chyawanprash is likely to benefit those suffering from urine infection and other related ailments. 

Click here for the results the clinical study"A Cytogenetic Study on the Efficacy of Chyawanprash Awaleha as an Antioxidant in Oral Premalignant Cancer".



Please note: chyawanprash is not advisable for diabetic patients. Please contact your physician..





The sole purpose of these articles is to provide information about the tradition of ayurveda. This information is not intended for use in the diagnosis, treatment, cure or prevention of any disease. If you have any serious acute or chronic health concern, please consult a trained health professional. If you are seeking the advice of a trained ayurvedic expert, call or email Sri Sri Ayurveda. Check with your doctor before taking herbs, herbal food supplements or using essential oils when pregnant or nursing or by young children.