Patoladi Ghrita is an Ayurvedic medicine, in herbal ghee form.This medicine has ghee as its base. It is used for preparatory procedure for Panchakarma and also as medicine, mainly for skin diseases such as abscess. Panchatikta refers to five bitter herbs, which are the main ingredients in this herbal ghee.
Patoladi Ghrita benefits:
It is widely used as medicine and also in preparatory procedure called snehakarma for the treatment of abscess, fever, infections, skin diseases, diseases of ear, nose and throat and eye diseases
It is useful in psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, allergic hives, tinea infection.
Effect on Tridosha – Calms Vata, Pitta and kapha
Patoladi Ghrita dosage:
As medicine – quarter to half teaspoon with water, usually before food, once or twice a day, or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
For Panchakarma preparation – Snehana procedure, the dose depends on the disease status and the judgement of Ayurvedic doctor.
It is usually administered with warm water.
For eye ailments- this is taken with Triphaladi choornam after dinner. In other ailments and even in cataract, this can be taken according to the normal ghritapana procedure.
With western medicines
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this product along with other western (allopathic/modern) medicines. Some Ayurvedic herbs can interact with modern medicine.
If both Ayurvedic and allopathic medicines are advised together, then it is best to take allopathic medicine first, wait for 30 minutes and then, after a gap of 15 – 30 minutes, take Ayurvedic medicine or as directed by the physician.
Can this be used while taking Homeopathic medicine?
Yes. This product does not react with homeopathic medicine.
With supplements like multivitamin tablets, Omega 3 fatty acids etc?
Yes. Generally, this product goes well with most of the dietary supplements. However, if you are taking more than one product per day, please consult your doctor for an opinion.
Pathya and Side Effects
Light pathya rules are to be followed.
Patoladi Guggulu Ghrita Side Effects:
There are no known side effects with this medicine. However it is best to use this product under medical supervision. Self medication with this medicine is discouraged.
People with diabetes, high cholesterol, heart diseases and high BP should exercise precaution.
In very high dose, it may cause diarrhoea and indigestion.
In this herbal ghee, the herbs are infused in the medium of ghee along with herb water decotion. Then the solid waste herb materials are filtered out. Thus, this herbal ghee contains oil soluble and water soluble phyto-active principles of medicinal herbs.
Patoladi Guggulu Ghrita Ingredients:
48 g of each of
Nimba – neem
Patola – Trichosanthes dioica
Katuka – Picrorhiza kurroa
Darvi – Berberis aristata
Sevya – Vetiveria zizanioides
Triphala – Haritaki, Vibhitaki and Amla
Vrisha – Adhatoda vasica
Dhanvayasa – Alhagi pseudalhagi
Trayanti – Gentiana kurroa
Parpata – Fumaria indica
Amla – Emblica officinalis – 768 g
water for decoction – 12.288 liters, boiled and reduced to 3.072 liters
Ghrita – ghee – 768 g
24 g of each of
Musta – Cyperus rotundus
Bhunimba – Andrographis paniculata
yashtimadhu – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Kutaja – Holarrhena antidysenterica
Udichya – pavonia indica
Chandana – Santalum album
Pippali – Long pepper
Ashtangahrudayam Uttarasthana 13/6-9