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Indukantha Ghrita

Indukantha Ghrita is a medicated ghee containing Dashmula and many other medicinal herbs and indicated in treatment of Jwara (chronic fever), vata roga, Kshaya (tuberculosis), Udara Roga (Abdominal diseases) etc.,

 

The contents:

The Kalka Dravyas: Shatpala which is

  • Pippali — Piper longum
  • Pippali Moola —
  • Chavya – Piper cubeba
  • Chitraka — Plumbago zeylanica
  • Nagara — Zingiber officinale
  • Saindhava Lavana — Rock salt or
  • Yava Kshara

Sneha Dravya:

  • Ghrita

Drava Dravya:

  • Putika (Puti karanja) — Holoptelea integrifolia 
  • Devadaru — Cedrus deodara
  • Dashamula Kashaya
  • Ksheera

Actions and indications:

  • Vata roga –
  • Kshaya
  • Mahodara
  • Gulma
  • Shoola
  • Recurrent Fever
  • Balya — Strengthening

Dosage:

  • In children — 2 ml to 5ml
  • Adults — 5ml to 15ml
  • Above 60 years  — 5 to 10ml

Twice a day with warm water and a pinch of Sendha Namak.

Best time to take: Before food 

Reference: Sahasrayoga Ghrita Prakarana 

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