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International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy


ISSN Online:2229-3566

ISSN Print: 2277-4343

Article: A REVIEW ON PANCHAGAVYA: AN AMRITA FOR LIVING BEINGS

Article Category: Review articles

DOI: DOI: 10.7897/2277-4343.11013

Pages: 13-16

Author: Suman Purohit 1*, Khemchand Sharma

Abstract: Panchagavya is a concoction prepared by mixing cow urine, dung, milk, curd, ghee. It can be considered as amrita for good health of human beings. Cow milk possesses sweet taste, promotes immunity and has Rasayana, Ojo Vardhaka properties. Curd as functional food boosts natural as well as acquired immunity, offers healthy micro flora to alimentary canal as it is richest source of probiotics. The cow ghee being lipid base is used for transport of the active principles across the cell membranes even the blood brain barrier. Recently cow urine has been granted U.S. Patents for its medicinal properties, particularly for its use along with antibiotics for the control of bacterial infection and fight against cancers. It is believed that consumption of Panchagavya results in removal of physical as well as mental disorders. Wide spectrum ‘multi-purpose’ medicines prepared from Panchgavya is very effective in treating various diseases and enhancing the body's resistance to fight diseases.




Keyword: Cowpathy, Panchagavya, cow urine, milk, dung, ghee, curd