Panchagavya Ghrita is an ayurvedic formula mostly used externally in panchakarma procedure called snehakarma for the treatment of neurological and psychiatric conditions.
Effect on Tridosha - Calms Pitta and kapha
Panchagavya Ghrita suggested dosage:
Quarter to half teaspoon with water, usually before food, once or twice a day, or as directed by Ayurvedic practitioner.
It is usually administered with warm water.
People with diabetes, high cholesterol, heart diseases and high BP should excise precaution. In very high dose, it may cause diarrhoea and indigestion.
Panch means five and gavya means cow in sanskrit, as this preparation is made from 5 things obtained from the cow.
The cow in Hindu society is traditionally identified as a caretaker and a maternal figure, and Hindu society honours the cow as a symbol of unselfish giving. The cow is an auspicious blessing from Mother Earth for the good of all humankind.