Mukta Pishti or Moti Pishti is an ayurvedic mineral formulation that is made from rare, purified freshwater Pearl paste infused in pure Rosewater. It is the natural and purest source of Calcium and is usually white. Mukta Pishti consists of 10-14% Conchiolin, 82-86% of Calcium carbonate, and 2-4% of water. It features a nice fragrance but has no characteristic taste.
Being sweet and light, it pacifies the Kapha (earth and water) and Pitta (fire and air) doshas, but if used in large quantities, it can aggravate the Vata (air) doshas.
Description of Mukta –
Muktas or pearls have been known for their curative properties since long time. Filled with amino acids, calcium, and trace minerals, pearls have been known for many benefits for skin and health. Pearls are natural components found in Mother Nature. It is actually a hard, shining object produced within the soft tissue (specifically the mantle) of a living shelled mollusk.
According to Ayurveda, it helps treating psychoses, reducing body heat, cooling the digestive system, enhancing the skin quality, or providing relief from stress, pearls are an absolute remedy for all the different types of health issues.
• 10 parts of purified pearl
• Rosewater as required
Preparation Method –
• Purify the Mukta or pearl using buttermilk for 3 days.
• Dry it completely.
• Grind the muktas into a super fine powder using a mortar pestle.
• Pour the powder in a mixing bowl and add rose water to it.
• Keep grinding the mixture to 3-4 days to get a thick paste-like consistency.
• Store it in glass bottles for future use.
The effective therapeutic dosage of Mukta Pishti may vary from person to person depending upon the age, body strength, effects on appetite, severity, and condition of the patient.
60 mg to 125 mg, along with milk, honey or water, twice a day, one empty stomach twice a day or as suggested by Ayurvedic physician.
• Heart Diseases
It is extremely advantageous for patients suffering from arrhythmias and palpitations.
It is also beneficial in strengthening the heart muscles, dropping cholesterol levels in the blood and preventing lipid accumulation, which in turn reduces the risk of atherosclerosis, heart blocks, heart attacks, blood clots, etc.
• Skin Health
It flushes out the AMA toxins from the internal layers of the skin, promotes overall skin health and treats various skin infections like eczema, acne, and also prevents oxidative damage. It is also pivotal to diminish various signs of aging and bestow a radiant glow to the skin.
Mukta Pishti helps reduce the levels of cortisol which is a stress hormone and thereby attenuates stress and improves the quality, duration and provides a peaceful sleep.
• Bone Health
It improves bone mineral density, strengthening the bones and connective tissue and preventing them from breaking thus it help to prevent osteoporosis and osteomalacia.
• Gynaecological Problems
It help in treating endometriosis but also normalizes FSH and LH levels within the blood, which thereby helps in regulating overall body development, growth, pubertal maturation, strengthens the female reproductive organs, manages the menstrual cycle and triggers ovulation. It also holds high significance in regulating periods, treating postnatal ailments, and even helps to treat excessive abdominal pain/bleeding.
• Regulates Blood Pressure
By improving the heart functions, it enhances cardiovascular endurance which brings the blood pressure to a stable level and maintains balanced readings.
• Digestive Problems
It counterbalance the excess acid in the stomach and provides immediate relief from acidity and heartburn but also improves digestion and reduces constipation. It also increases appetite and promotes better absorption of nutrients in the body.
Side Effects –
Mukta Pishti is quite effective in proper therapeutic dosage and does not have any reported side effects. But if the formulation is taken in excess quantity, it can lower the blood pressure.
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