Posted on 8 August, 2016
Let me introduce you to chyawanprash – an ancient Indian elixier - used extensively in Ayurveda.
History, Myth & Origin
It is believed that the formula of chyawanprash was discovered by the sage Chyawan or Chyavana. He was the first to prepare this tonic, and used it to regain his own youth and longevity. Charak Samhita, the ancient Ayurvedic treatise written by sage Charak in the 4th century BC, contains the first historically documented formula for chyawanprash. According to this ancient text, chyawanprash is "the foremost of all ‘rasayanas’ or herbal formulations.
Some of the main benefits are:
It is made up of around 50 different herbs and forms a delicious jam. It can be taken as a warm drink, simply add warm water, or even better – milk. It has all the 6 tastes within... more