CHYAWANPRASH: A TRADITIONAL INDIAN BIOACTIVE HERBAL MEDICINAL FORMULATION TO BOOST IMMUNITY AND RESTORE YOUTHFULNESS

Authors

  • Firoj A. Tamboli Department of Pharmacognosy, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur -416 013 Maharashtra, India.
  • Harinath N. More Department of Pharmacognosy, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur -416 013 Maharashtra, India.
  • Shivani S. Khairmode Department of Pharmacognosy, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur -416 013 Maharashtra, India.
  • Dhanashri R. Patil Department of Pharmacognosy, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur -416 013 Maharashtra, India.
  • Prajakta D. Tambare Department of Pharmacognosy, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur -416 013 Maharashtra, India.
  • Anilkumar J. Shinde Department of Pharmacognosy, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur -416 013 Maharashtra, India.
  • Namdeo R. Jadhav Department of Pharmacognosy, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur -416 013 Maharashtra, India
  • Shahikant V. Bhandari AISSMS College of Pharmacy, Near RTO, Kennedy Road, Pune -411001, Maharashtra, India

Keywords:

Chyawanprash, Immunity booster, Medicinal Herbs, Herbal medicine, Traditional medicine, Ayurveda, Youthfulness

Abstract

Chyawanprash is an Ayurvedic dietary health supplement used for boosting immunity and help in making a person feel young. Chyawanprash is one of the anti-ageing supplements, which is purely herbal in nature. It has Amla as its main ingredient, which is a powerful antioxidant. Master Charaka is the first to mention this herbal medicine. Ayurveda recommends the use of herbal supplements to help the increase immunity, restore drained reserves of life force and to preserve strength, stamina, and vitality, while stalling the course of aging. There are many benefits of chyawanprash. It is useful in cough and cold. It helps in the rejuvenation of the aged and also in proper nourishment of young ones. It is effectively used in the treatments of throat infections. Chyawanprash is formulated by processing around 50 medicinal herbs, minerals sugar, honey, ghee, Indian gooseberry jam, sesame oil, berries and spices. Chyawanprash market has seen a sharp rise of 30 to 40 percent in the period of rising cases of coronavirus.  This article focused on immunity boosting herbal medicine in COVID-19 pandemic.

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Author Biography

Shahikant V. Bhandari, AISSMS College of Pharmacy, Near RTO, Kennedy Road, Pune -411001, Maharashtra, India

Professor and Head of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

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27-02-2021
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Tamboli, F. A., H. N. More, S. S. Khairmode, D. R. Patil, P. D. Tambare, A. J. Shinde, N. R. Jadhav, and S. V. Bhandari. “CHYAWANPRASH: A TRADITIONAL INDIAN BIOACTIVE HERBAL MEDICINAL FORMULATION TO BOOST IMMUNITY AND RESTORE YOUTHFULNESS”. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences, vol. 8, no. 1, Feb. 2021, pp. 21-28, http://informativejournals.com/journal/index.php/tjpls/article/view/66.

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