Panchatikta Guggulu Ghrita is an Ayurvedic medicine, in herbal ghee form.This is also known as Guggulutiktaka ghrita. It is used for preparatory procedure for Panchakarma and also as medicine, mainly for skin diseases. Panchatikta refers to five bitter herbs, which are the main ingredients in this herbal ghee.
Panchatikta Guggulu Ghrita benefits:
It is widely used as medicine and also in preparatory procedure called snehakarma for the treatment of deep seated ulcers and abscess, sinus, asthma, rhinitis, cough and cold, cardiac diseases and gout.
Effect on Tridosha – Calms Vata, Pitta and kapha
Panchatikta Guggulu Ghrita dosage:
As medicine – quarter to half teaspoon with water, usually before food, once or twice a day, or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
For Panchakarma preparation – Snehana procedure, the dose depends on the disease status and the judgement of Ayurvedic doctor.
It is usually administered with warm water.
Synonyms: It is also known as Guggulutiktaka ghrita.
Leaving out the ghee part, only Kashayam is also prepared from this formulation, it is known as Guggulutiktam kashayam
AVN company manufactures this kashayam in tablet from called as – Gulgulutiktam kashayam tablet.
Dose of this Kashayam tablet is – 2 tablets 2 times a day before food.
Panchatikta Guggulu Ghrita Side Effects:
There are no known side effects with this medicine. However it is best to use this product under medical supervision. Self medication with this medicine is discouraged.
People with diabetes, high cholesterol, heart diseases and high BP should excise precaution.
In very high dose, it may cause diarrhoea and indigestion.
Panchatikta Guggulu Ghrita Ingredients:
Nimba – neem – 480 g
Patola – Trichosanthes dioica – 480 g
Vyaghri – Solanum xanthocarpum – 480 g
Guduchi – Tinospora cordifolia – 480 g
Vasa – Adhatoda vasica – 480 g
water for decoction – 12.288 liters boiled and reduced to 3.072 liters
Ghrita – ghee – 768 ml
12 grams of each of
Patha – Cyclea peltata / Cissampelos pariera
Vidanga – Embelia ribes
Suradaru – Cedrus deodara
Gajopakulya – Piper chaba
Yavakshara – Hordeum vulgare
Nagara – Zingiber officinalis
Nisha – Turmeric
Mishreya – Anethum sowa
Chavya – Piper chaba
Kushta – Saussurea lappa
Tejovati – Zanthoxylum alatum
Maricha – Black pepper
Vatsaka – Holarrhena antidysenterica
Deepyaka – Trachyspermum ammi
Agni – Plumbago zeylanica
Rohini – Picrorrhiza kurroa
Arushkara – Purified Semecarpus anacardium
Vacha – Acorus calamus
Kanamoola – Piper longum – root
Yukta – Pluchea lanceolata
Manjishta – Rubia cordifolia
Ativisha – Aconitum heterophyllum
Vishani – Aconitum species
Yavani – Trachyspermum ammi
Shuddha Guggulu – Purified Commiphora mukul – 240 g
The above combination is heated till herbal ghee is prepared.
Panchatikta Guggulu Ghritam reference:
Ashtangahrudayam Chiktisasthana 21/57-60