Sukumara Ghrita is an Ayurvedic medicine, in herbal ghee form.used in the treatment of gynecological diseases.
It is used as medicine and also in preparatory procedure called snehakarma for the treatment of lower abdominal pain in women, abscess, hemorrhoids, menstrual pain, inflammation, constipation.
In women, as a daily tonic in lower doses for overall good health.
It is also used to improve skin complexion.
Effect on Tridosha – Calms Vata and Pitta.
Sukumara Ghrita Ingredients:
Punarnava – Boerhaavia diffusa – 4.8 kg
480 grams of each of
Bilva – Aegle marmelos
Agnimantha – Premna mucronata
Shyonaka – Oroxylum indicum
Patala – Stereospermum suaveolens
Gambhari – Gmelina arborea
Brihati – Solanum indicum
Kantakari – Solanum xanthocarpum
Gokshura – Tribulus terrestris
Shalaparni – Desmodium gangeticum
Prishnaparni – Uraria picta
Payasya (Kshirakakoli) – Roscoea purpurea
Ashwaganda – Withania somnifera
Eranda – Ricinus communis
Shatavari – Asparagus racemosus
Darbhamoola – Erianthus arundinaceum
Kushamoola – Desmostachya bipinnata
kashamoola – Saccharum spontaneum
Shara moola – Saccharum arundinaceum
Ikshumoola – Saccharum officinarum
Potagala moola – Typha elephantina
Water for decoction – 49.152 liters boiled and reduced to 6.144 liters.
Guda – Jaggery – 1.44 kg
Eranda taila – Castor oil – 768 g
ghee – 1.536 kg
Milk – 1.536 liters
96 grams of fine powder of each of
Krishna – Long pepper fruit
Krishnamoola – Long pepper root
Saindhava Lavana – rock salt
Yashti – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Madhuka – Madhuka longifolia
Mridvika – Raisins
Yavani – Trachyspermum ammi
Nagara – ginger
All the ingredients are heated (processed in cow’s ghee) till gritha is prepared.
Ashtanga Hrudaya Sutrasthana, sahasrayog
Same ingredients are prepared to kashaya form, named sukumara kashayam.
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
People with diabetes, high cholesterol, heart diseases and high BP should excise precaution.
In very high dose, it may cause diarrhoea and indigestion.