Ayurveda’s Elixir Formula For Healthy Life: Chyawanprash

Chyawanprash is a traditional Ayurvedic formulation, named after a rishi ‘Chyawan’, the first one to prepare the rasayana/tonic to regain his youth and vitality from his old age. The elixir formula has been preserved in Charak Samhita and that’s why we are able to recreate it even today. According to legends, Chyawanprash is known to promote youth, vitality, vigour and anti-ageing among several other benefits. Basically, it is a nutritious jam consisting of Amla and other herbs, sesame oil, ghee, sugar or honey.


Why Chyawanprash?

Are you thinking why should you incorporate it into your daily life? There are many reasons for you to do it if you are looking forward to improving your overall health. Chyawanprash is considered ‘tridoshic’, it is beneficial to any of the 3 doshas. According to Ayurveda, Chyawanprash reduces excessive Vata and Kapha without aggravating Pitta. One can avoid Vata imbalances that occur due to seasonal changes and stressful life situations by having this classic herbal superfood.

As per Charak Samhita, one can obtain longevity of life, memory, apprehension, health, youth, brightness, complexion, and dispel drowsiness & fatigue through the administration of Rasayana. It is also said to preserve the harmony of 3 doshas. It is especially good for alleviating cold, cough and asthma.

Modern science has found several links between free radicals and ageing; suggesting that reduction in a number of free radicals reduces premature ageing. Numerous studies reported that Chyawanprash can help reduce blood sugar, enhance blood circulation, eliminate free radicals, and also block carcinogens.

Benefits –

It boosts our body’s immune system naturally by enhancing the production of haemoglobin & WBC’s. Chyawanprash rejuvenates your body, improves energy, strength and vitality. Also, it improves digestion which in turn enhances metabolism.

Chyawanprash essentially helps your body in immunity, digestion, reproductive health, overall health and in rejuvenation. One elixir formula that covers all areas of your health and is safe to use for both children and elders. Isn’t that great?

For long, Chyawanprash has been used as a home remedy due to its rich nutritional value. It is a mixture of 5 tastes such as sweet, sour, bitter, pungent and astringent. Amrutam created an authentic Ayurvedic formulation “Amrutam Chawanprash containing fresh Amla, Anjeer, Gokharu and Jaiphal.

Know more about Amrutam’s Chyawanprash –

 The basic ingredient Amla is a powerful antioxidant, which is also considered as a ‘superfood’ for its potent free-radical scavenging properties. Amla [Emblica officinalis] is the principal constituent, rich in vitamin C and also supports elimination of toxins, immunity, inner and outer skin health and much more. It is often referred to as ‘the Ayurvedic wonder’ that pacifies all three doshas- Vata, Pitta & Kapha; especially it is calming to Pitta.

The Ayurvedic properties of Anjeer are diuretic, laxative, expectorant, and highly nutritious with a rich source of iron, calcium, copper, vitamin A, C, D & B complex. They are also rich in fibre and act as a mild laxative. As per principles of Ayurveda; figs help to balance Vata and Pitta. Ayurveda recommends figs in constipation & piles.

Gokhru is sweet to taste and has cooling properties. The Ayurvedic properties pacify the Vata & Pitta doshas. It promotes increased muscle mass and is an aphrodisiac. It’s a powerful herb in obesity treatment, effective in diabetes, migraine, lowers cholesterol and high BP problems.


Jaiphal also known as Nutmeg, pacifies Vata & Kapha and increases Pitta according to Ayurveda. It has pungent, bitter and astringent tastes. Ayurveda recommends it as a normal sleep aid. It stimulates appetite, digestion and commonly used for treating headaches, pain, fever, sleep disorders, respiratory disorders & extensively recommended in pregnancy.

Don’t forget to try this age-old recipe Amrutam Chawanprash and avail its benefits.

Uses of Chyawanprash:

●Relieves constipation.
●Strengthens the immune system.
●Calms the nervous system.
●Improves memory and concentration.
●Purifies the blood.
●Eliminates toxins.

      In today’s hectic lifestyle, rejuvenation and revitalization of the body have become a very important step towards a healthy lifestyle. And what else than an ayurvedic nutritious Chyawanprash that suits your entire family.







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