Swarna prashana is an unique method of giving swarna bhasma (gold ash) mixed with honey and ghee that is fortified with arka, an herbal extracts like vacha, brahmi, shankupushpi, etc. to children orally.
Swarna Prashana (Suvarna Prashana) also known as Swarna bindu prashan is an unique Ayurvedic preparation that is known to enhance the immune power of human body. Swarna means gold and Prashana refers to act of consuming. The act of consuming noble metal gold “Swarna Prashana (Suvarna Prashana)”is considered as one of the 16 essential Sanskars (regimens) described for improving overall health in children. According to Ayurveda our body needs to get right nourishment to support proper physical and mental development that can sustain till the old age. Swarna Prashan is therefore recommended to be taken immediately after birth and continued till the age of 16 years. Swarna Prashana (Suvarna Prashana) is made using swarna bhasma (gold ash) mixed with honey and cow ghee containing herbal extracts like vacha, brahmi, shankupushpi,all of which show strong immune boosting properties.
How Does It Work?
Swarna Prashana (Suvarna Prashana) contains gold as the main ingredient. It is made into suvarna bhasma through a special process because gold cannot be consumed in its metallic form. Gold is known to boost Immunity as well as enhance memory.
Another important ingredient present in Swarna Prashana (Suvarna Prashana) is the honey. Honey is prepared by collection of pollen grains. Since pollen grains are known to cause allergic reactions, consumption of honey in very low doses is believed to gradually prepare the body to fight against other allergens. Honey is also known to act against inflammation and improve digestion.
Ghee or Ghrita which is the third important component of Swarna Prashana (Suvarna Prashana), acts as an effective medium in which herbal medications can be prepared. Ghee or Ghrita shows unique properties of acquiring the medicinal values of herbs added to it.
Benefits of Swarna Prashana
- Increase Grasping Power.
- Improves intellect.
- Increases immunity.
- Builds physical strength.
- Boosts Analytical power.
- Improves digestion & appetite.
- Guards from various allergies and infections.