Suvarnaprashan

The process in which Swarna bhasma (ash of gold) with other herbal extracts taken in the form of semi liquid and given to the children through their mouth is called as Suvarnaprashan.

It’s a unique method of immunization which helps the children to boost up the intellectual power and produces non specific immunity in body to fight against general disorders.

It is also helpful even to the Special children with Autism, Learning Difficulties, Attention Deficit, Hyper Activity, Delayed Milestone etc.

For what period it should be done

Daily dose of Swarna bindu prashana should be given for minimum of 1 month to maximum of 3-6 months.

OR

Monthly once for minimum of 30 Months to maximum of 90 months on the day of Pushya nakshatra ( Pushya Nakshatra day comes once in 27 days )

Time and duration to give Suvarna Prashan :

Every day Morning in the empty stomach or On the day of Pushya Nakshatra. The drops should be given by the parents to the baby in empty stomach.

Dosage of Suvarna prashan drops:

Birth to 1 Year – 2 Drops

1 to 16 Years – 4 Drops

Age of Children who can take Suvarna Prashan:

From birth up to the age of 16 years.

Ingredients of Suvarna Prashan :

Ash of Gold, Vacha, Shankha Pushpi, Brahmi, Guduchi satva, Yashti madhu, Ashwagandha, Ghee and Honey.

Benefits of Suvarna Prashan :-
  • 1. Immune System towards diseases becomes stronger.
  • 2. Increases Physical strength.and growth of the baby.
  • 3. Grasping power, Analysis power and Recall memory becomes sharper.
  • 4. Improves Digestive power.
  • 5. Tones up Skin colour and Texture.
  • 6. Protects the baby from different kinds of Allergies.
Importance of Suvarna prashan :-

An Ancient Indian Pediatrician, Maharshi Kashyapa has described the benefits of Suvarnaprashana in his Book Kashyapa Samhita in Sanskrit language as follows:

” Suvarnaprashana hi etath medhagnibalavardhanamm |
Aayushyam mangalam punyam vrushyam grahapaham ||
Maasat paramamedhave vyaadhirbhirnn cha dhrushyate |
Shadbhirmaasai shrutdhar Suvarnaprashanad bhaveth || “
( Sutrasthanam, Kashyapa Samhita )

Maharshi Kashyapa says Suvarna prashana improves Intelligence, Digestive fire and Physical power.

It gives long, spiritual, holy and saintly life. It gives rejuvenative effects and tone ups the skin.

It improves immunity in a way so that the child is prevented from bacterial and viral infections.

Regular use of Suvarnaprashana helps in such a way that, the child gets best immunity to defeat diseases.

Regular use of Suvarnaprashana make child very intelligent and he can remember all heard by him.

Mode of Action of Suvarna Prashan drops:

Gold is considered as very precious in Ayurveda .When Swarna is converted into Swarna bhasma as explained in Ayurveda, it would possesses following properties

  • 1. Swarna bhasma has moisturizing & unctuous effect on body.
  • 2. It is Madhura, Rejuvinative and immunity booster.
  • 3. Improves complexion and growth of the body.
  • 4. Does Detoxification of the body.
  • 5. Has ability to treat different fevers like Vishajwara, Aantra jwara and general Weakness.

It has been proved that Swarna bhasma possesses Anti oxidants, Anti depressants, Anti cancerous, Antibacterial & Anti rheumatoid property.

It also acts as Nervine stimulant. As we know a human brain grows rapidly in 1 to 16 years of life.

Swarna Bhasma accelerate the growth of brain and boost up its utilization capacity if swarna prashana is done during this phase. Other drugs in it help to build Immunity of the baby

How to store the drops:

Drops should be kept in room temperature and should not be exposed to direct sunlight. Note that it should not be stored in refrigerator. Swarna prashana drops can be used for 3 years when stored in shade and in room temperature.

Doses will be administered with prior registration. For registration contact 020 – 65609371, 9011609371.

Suvarnaprashan FAQ

Swarna prashana is sometimes known by other names like, Swarna amruta prashana, Swarna prashana, Swarna prashan, Swarn prashan, Swarna bindu prashana or Suvarna prashan.

Origin can be traced back to vedic ages. References about swarna prashana can be found in ghrya sutras and manusmriti. Direct reference about swarna prashana is available in Kashayapa Samhita or Vridha Jeevaka Tantra written before 600 B.C.

There are no significant changes in the body temperature in normal condition. But in certain conditions like acute fever swarna bhasma may increase the body temperature. It is always advised to take a doctors opinion in such cases before taking swarna prashana.

Ayurveda advises cow’s ghee because it is more assimilable and digestible to other ghee and in a sense cow’s ghee fat is nearer to composition of human body fat. Cow’s ghee has anti collestric activity, immuno stimulant activity and has memory enhancing activity and promotes healing of wounds.

The research conducted shows that when honey and ghee are mixed in equal amount the browning and anti oxidants are increased. Therefore there is no poisonous effect when both are mixed together.

Swarna Prashana can be supplemented with other medicines like chyavanprash, indukantham ghee, abhrak bhasma, etc. It is always advised to take a doctors opinion.

Its always advised not to skip the swarnaprashana to maintain the efficiency of the medicine. But if missed nothing harm. Even doctors don’t administer, if the child is critically ill or having some acute problems on that particular day.

The first few months and years of life are important for the cognitive, emotional and physical growth of children. Scientific evidence suggests that if brain does not receive appropriate stimulation during the early years of life then it is very difficult to rewire itself at a later stage.

Yes, Special children are very much benefited by swarnaprashana. It helps to improve their overall immunity and brain development.

Ash of Gold, Vacha, Shankha Pushpi, Brahmi, Guduchi satva, Yashti madhu, Ashwagandha, Ghee and Honey.

Swarna Prashana improves the immunity of the child. Studies show that severity frequency of attacks are reduced to an greater extent. It is always advised to take a doctors opinion to take additional medicines if needed.

There are other medicinal preparations in the form of lehya, ghritam, granules and arishtam, etc. Always consult with your doctor for more information.

There can be no problems if you discontinue to take take honey and ghee. But of course you will not be benefited fully from Swarna Prashana.

We have never faced such complaint from parents and children after giving Swarnaprashana, The dosage of Swarnaprashana are too minimal to cause any adverse effects.

There is no harm if we give more drops accidentally. Swarna prashana can also be given daily from one month to six months in different dosage according to the age. Acharaya Kashyapa says if swarna prashana is done for 1 month then child will be parama medhavi orextremely intelligent, remains unaffected by vyadhi. If done for 6 months then child will be shruta dhara or have excellent grasping