Chawanprash: Ancient India's homemade Elixir
Chawanprash is a traditional Indian health supplement that blends nutritious herbs and spices with amla , jaggery and desi organic ghee. The first mention of Chawanprash can be found in the legend of "Rishi Chavan" with the forest sages of Mahabharata and Puranas. After continued meditation, they became weak and debilitated. The twin brother of the God Ashwini Kumara and his royal physician prepared this herbal mixture for the improvement of the Rishi Chavan's strength and vitality.
The first recorded recipe for Chawanprash can be found in the ancient Ayurvedic text, Charak Samhita, where it is mentioned as a major healing tonic, superior to all other herbal medicine. One of ResponsiblyGrown’s oldest and best selling products is our handmade Chawanprash. Made with the finest Organic Jaggery, desi A2 cow ghee, amlas grown naturally and over 45 medicinal herbs, our Chawanprash has been tested and contains three times the Vitamin C as compared to any other store-bought brand. Following are the herbs in our Chawanprash Bidrikandh, Safed Chandan, Kali mirch, Nag Kesar, Peepli, Akkar kara, Tulsi, Mulethi, Punar nava. , Tej patta, Choti elaichi, Saunf, Mishri, Laung, Dalchini, Vanshalochan, Peeppli, Dasha mul, Kesar, Munakka, Gokhru, Chandivak, Sonth, Jaiphal, Nagarhmatha, Giloy, Arjunhimra, etc.
The Winter season is known to cause many types of health issues, a daily dose of Chawanprash can help flush out toxins from the body and keep your body fit. In addition, the organic amla is also beneficial in promoting healthy skin. Severe winter cold stresses the body to degenerate, leaving us vulnerable to several ailments. Being a unique combination of Ayurvedic and organic herbs, Chawanprash offers immense benefits to boost your immune system. It strengthens our immunity to fight joint pain, sensitivity to cold, fever and respiratory problems as well. Known as the elixir of health and vitality, it is rich in Vitamin C and several other essential nutrients. It is considered best in winters to combat frequent infections that cause cold and cough. It also aids digestion, treats lung and liver problems and improves heart health, memory and vision.
Chawanprash is designed to help build muscle mass and maintain body strength, rekindle the digestive fire and boost metabolism, support healthy elimination and rejuvenate all your body tissues. It can be enjoyed by the entire family—from young children to the elderly if made properly without preservatives or sugar or any fillers. It can be taken year-round, although it is a wonderful winter tonic.
The recommended dose is 1–2 teaspoons in the morning and evening. This jam tastes quite delicious right off the spoon, spread on a piece of toast, or mixed into a cup of warm water or warm milk as well.