Maha Kalyanaka 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.
Maha Kalyanaka Ghrita benefits:
It is used as medicine and also in preparatory procedure called snehakarma for the treatment of cough, anemia, epilepsy, psychosis, schizophrenia, infertility, inflammatory conditions, fever, lack of memory etc.
In efficacy context, it is better than Kalyanaka ghrita
Synonyms and Dosage
Mahakalyanaka ghrita, Mahakalyanaka ghritam
Effect on Tridosha – Calms Vata and Pitta
Maha Kalyanaka Ghritam 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.
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.
Maha Kalyanaka 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.
Maha Kalyanaka Ghrita Ingredients:
Sariva – Hemidesmus indicus
Haridra – Turmeric
Daruharidra – Berberis aristata
Shalaparni – Desmodium gangeticum
Prishnaparni – Uraria picta
Phalini – Callicarpa macrophylla
Triphala – Haritaki – Terminalia chebula, Vibhitaki – Terminalia bellirica, Amla – Emblica officinalis – 12 g each
Vishala – Citrulus cholocynthis
Bhadra ela – Amomum subulatum
Devadaru – Cedrus deodara
Elavaluka – Prunus avium
Nata – Valeriana wallichi
Brihati – Solanum indicum
Kushta – Saussurea lappa
Manjishta – Rubia cordifolia
Nagakeshara – Mesua ferrea
Dadimaphalatwak – Punica granatum
Vella – Embelia ribes
Talisapatra – Abbies webbiana
Ela – Cardamom
Malati – Jasminum sambac
Utpala – Nymphea stellata
Danti – Baliospermum montanum
Padmaka – Prunus poddum
Hima – Sandalwood – Santalum album
Sarpi – ghee – 768 g
Ghrista ksheera – Milk from cow which has calved for the first time – 3.072 liters
The above combination is heated till herbal ghee is prepared.
Reference and Manufacturer
Maha Kalyanaka Ghrutham reference:
Ashtanga Hrudayam Uttarasthana 6/26 – 33
Manufacturers: Dabur, Baidyanath, AVS Kottakkal, Nagarjuna – Mahaakallyaanaka Ghrutham