Panchatikta Guggulu Ghrita – Benefits, Dosage, How To Use, Side Effects, Ingredients,

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.
It is useful in cooling the inflamed part of the body, mostly due to aggrevated pitta.
Conditions such as psoriasis and arthritis have traditionally been treated with this ghritam.
Improve digestion.
Purify the blood from toxins.
It is also beneficial in skin disorders of vata and kapha predominance.
It is more efficacious in vatashonita wounds.

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. Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala calls this product as Guggulutiktaka Ghritam
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.

Guggulutiktaka Ghritam 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

Shelf life: 2 years from the date of manufacture.
Manufacturer: Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal.
Presentation: Jar pack of 150 grams

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  1. Panchatikta Guggulu Ghrita ( ghee form ) and Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu (tablet ) same or not

  2. bunty rahmaniac says:

    Can it be used in asthigata vata – extreme upper back pain cause of weak bones – osteoporosis conditions ?

  3. Is it useful for psoriasis..?

  4. Anil gangwar says:

    Panchtikt ghrit guggul can use for urticaria. Or not

  5. It works for chronic piles?

  6. Dear Doctor!
    may you kindly advice a way to find a proper ayrvedic hospital/panchakarma and rejuvenation
    clinic in Himachal?

  7. Dear Doctor, I’m an ayurveda teraphist in Italy. I’d like to use it for my client in snehakarma. Could you send me the dosage?

  8. Bunty Gandhi says:

    In case of symptomatic Tarlov Cyst 7*11 mm at s1-s2, can guggulutiktam ghrita, varunadi kwath and kachnar guggulutiktam be used ? Do medicines help to shrink Tarlov Cyst ?

  9. Doses for psoriasis in gugulutikatk ghritm….
    And I’m using another allopathy cream does it harmful or not to take it..
    And I’m suffer from psoriasis about 6 years .. please tell me doses for it…

    • half a teaspoon 2 times a day, 10 minutes before food, with a cup of hot water, for 6 weeks time. It can be taken while continuing allopathic cream or treatment.

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  10. Dear Sir, I am having tinea at my underarms in spots since 10-15 years…. And has spread enormously over an year… With spots at both of my inner thighs and on penis recently. I have been advised application of Karanja Thaila and Babchi tail mixed in equal proportion and Panchatikta ghrita guggul and Kaishor guggul. Pls advice if this is best course and which ayurvedic pharma makes these in best way. Thank you for your advice.

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