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6 Amazing Benefits of Eating Chyawanprash

Bindiya Sharma | October 29, 2018

Staying healthy and fighting pollution has become a challenge for all of us these days. We all dream of a body that has the ability to fight disease. In olden times, when most of the aspects of life were linked to an Ayurveda based lifestyle, everyone started to consume chyawanprash as soon as the winter season commenced. Chyawanprash was often made at home and a daily dose was given to everyone, right from the children to the older people. Many of you might have heard this story, that in ancient times a very old sage named Chyawan regained his lost youth by taking the amazing Ayurvedic formula of Chyawanprash, henceforth it was named after him.

Amongst the main components of Chyawanprash is amla, which is considered to be a  nectar of health in Ayurveda. In addition to this, it has a variety of herbs such as saffron, peepal, dashmul, harad, cardamom, cinnamon, vidarikand, jeevak, honey, bayleaves, vilv and shyonak bark, Nagarmotha, Pushkarmool, white musli etc, and due to all these ingredients, Chyawanprash has a sweet, sour and somewhat spicy taste.

Let us now explore the benefits of eating Chyawanprash: 


1) Enhanced Immunity

This amazing formula enhances the immunity of the body in a tremendous way. Amla-rich Chyawanprash is a great source of Vitamin C and it enhances immunity power which in turn increases the body’s resistance to any type of infection or disease.


2) Healthy Respiratory System

Chyawanprash treats all respiratory disorders. The herbs present in chyawanprash helps the lungs to work well and keep the level of moisture in the body balanced. People who are suffering from asthma are thus often advised to eat Chyawanprash by physicians.


3) Prevents Premature Ageing

Due to the abundance of  antioxidants, this formula protects the skin from damage caused by free radicals. If it is consumed regularly, wrinkles and fine lines are reduced on the face. Due to the presence of vitamin C, the skin color and elasticity also last for a longer time.


4) Excellent Detoxifier

Chyawanprash is a great way to detoxify the body. By regularly consuming Chyawanprash, impurities in the blood are removed and as a result the internal functioning of the body moves smoothly and the outer skin also remains healthy.


5) Keeping the Heart and Mind in Top Working Condition

Due to the abundance of elements like amla, brahmi, almonds and ghee, it works like magic on the heart and the brain. On regular consumption it will work to increase memory along with learning new things. It also enhances the ability to upgrade and maintain good brain power.


6) Amla is a Heart Tonic

Amla has always been considered as a tonic for the heart in Ayurveda and Chyawanprash, which is rich in  amla, does not allow blood to thicken and helps in maintaining the flexibility of the arteries of the heart, which keeps the heart healthy. Various other herbs present in Chyawanprash also flush the toxins out of the body and improve blood flow.

So what are you waiting for?..Before the winter season commences, everybody should start consuming Chyawanprash according to their age. You can have it with milk or even just as it is! Once you are aware of it’s benefits, you will definitely consume Chyawanprash every year during the winter season.

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Bindiya Sharma




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