Dhanwantharam ghritam

Dhanwantharam Ghritam, also known as Dhanvantaram Ghrita, is a traditional Ayurvedic medicinal preparation in the form of medicated ghee. It is named after Lord Dhanvantari, who is considered the god of Ayurveda in Hindu mythology.

This preparation is widely used in Ayurvedic medicine for various therapeutic purposes, particularly for disorders related to the nervous system, muscles, bones, and joints. It is believed to balance the Vata dosha, which is associated with movement and control in the body according to Ayurveda.

Dhanwantharam Ghritam is composed of a blend of various herbs, which are processed with ghee (clarified butter) through a specific method to extract their active constituents. The exact composition of the preparation can vary depending on the specific formulation used by different manufacturers or practitioners.

Common uses of Dhanwantharam Ghritam include:

  1. Neurological Disorders: It is often used in cases of neurological disorders, such as paralysis, facial palsy, and other conditions affecting the nervous system.
  2. Musculoskeletal Disorders: It may be employed for conditions like arthritis, muscle pain, and joint disorders.
  3. Postpartum Care: It is sometimes recommended for postpartum care to support the mother’s recovery and well-being.
  4. General Wellness: In some cases, it may be used as a general health tonic, especially in individuals with a Vata constitution or imbalance.
  5. Rejuvenation (Rasayana): Some formulations of Dhanwantharam Ghritam are considered Rasayanas, which are formulations known for their rejuvenating and anti-aging properties.

It’s important to note that, like any Ayurvedic preparation, Dhanwantharam Ghritam should be used under the guidance of a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner. The dosage and duration of use can vary depending on the individual’s constitution, the specific condition being treated, and other factors.

Also, it’s crucial to ensure that the preparation is obtained from a reputable source to ensure its quality and authenticity. Always consult a qualified healthcare professional before starting any new herbal or Ayurvedic treatment.

It is prepared according to the Kerala Ayurveda principle, manufactured by Kottakkal Arya Vaidyashala

Medicinal plants and other ingredients used in the preparation of Dhanwantharam ghatam

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Kottakka Arya vaidyashala


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