Chyawanprash is an Ayurvedic herb formulation and health supplement that can be consumed by people of any age group. It is a nourishing, anabolic preparation that is heating, heavy and oily. The ingredients for this jam-like preparation include herbs and plant extracts that have a medicinal property like Amla, Ashwagandha, Neem, Pippali, Tulsi, Saffron, Cardamom, Arjun, Brahmi, Ghee, etc.
The following are the health benefits offered by Chyawanprash.
1) Strengthens immunity
One of the major benefits of chyawanprash is that it keeps the body immune to seasonal infections caused by the variations in the weather. It is regarded that the primary action of chyawanprash is to bolster the immune system and to support the body’s natural ability to produce hemoglobin and white blood cells. Taking chyawanprash daily helps the body fight fungal and bacterial infections also.
Chyawanprash contains five of the six tastes that Ayurveda recommends to initiate healthy digestion. It also helps rekindle Agni, the digestive fire without aggravating pitta. The cinnamon and amla in the preparation contain carminative properties which help reduce flatulence. Supporting regular elimination and fostering healthy blood glucose and cholesterol levels are other benefits which support gastric health.
3)Fights respiratory issues
The herbal ingredients in the preparation are beneficial for people suffering from long term and chronic respiratory ailments. It also aids lung functioning to an extent.
4) Helps purify blood
Owing to a hectic lifestyle combined with excess consumption of junk foods and lack of sleep, toxins tend to get accumulated in the body which can lead to the onset of health issues and ailments. This also hampers the blood purification process in the body. Eating chyawanprash aids in purification of blood and in the elimination of toxic elements from the body.
5) Sharpens memory and encourages brain function
Rich in herbs that aid in boosting brain functions and sharpening memory, chywanprash is highly beneficial to increase focus and concentration especially for studying children.
6) Reproductive health
Chyawanprash is recommended for revitalizing and nourishing the reproductive tissues. It is also used as a tonic to replenish the reproductive system and to address problems related to reproductive health. The herbs present in the preparation is also beneficial for menstrual health of women.