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Saraswata Ghrita

Saraswata Ghrita is an ayurvedic herbal ghee formulation which is used to increase Smriti, Medha. It is a Rakshoghna and Vishaghna.

The contents —

  • Kounthi (Renuka)
  • Vacha — Acorus calamus
  • Kushta — Sassurea lappa
  • Krishna (Pippali) — Piper longum
  • Saindhava — Rock salt
  • Sarshapa — Brassica nigra
  • Go ghrita
  • Triphala
  • Lakshmana (Lakshmanapanji)
  • Ananta (Duralabha) — Fagonia cretica
  • Samanga (Manjishta) — Rubia cordifolia
  • Sariva – Hemedesmus indicus
  • Vacha — Acorus calamus
  • Brahmi — Baccopa monieiri
  • Patha — Cissampelos parieira
  • Dwi Brihati (Brihati — Solanum indicum  + Kantakari — Solanum Xanthocarpum)
  • Dwi Sthira (Saliparni — Desmodium gangeticum + Prshniparni — Uraria picta)
  • Dwi Punarnava — (Sweta and Rakta) — Boerhavia diffusa
  • Sahadevi
  • Ravervalli (Arka mula) — Calotropis gigantea
  • Payasya (Kshira vidari) – Pueraria tuberosa
  • Girimallika (Kutaja) — Holarrhena antidysenterica
  • Jala
  • Go ksheera

The indications —

  • Smriti and Medhakara
  • Rakshoghna
  • Vishaghna

The Dosage —

1/2 to 1/4 teaspoon with warm water/milk usually before food, once or twice a day, or as directed by the physician.

For Panchakarma preparation – Snehana procedure, the dose depends on the disease status and the judgement of Ayurvedic doctor.

Child of 1 year- 2-5 gms.

Adults- 5-25 gms.

Saraswata 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.

The Reference —

Sahasrayoga Ghrita Prakarana