Panchatikta Ghrita, the ghee-based Ayurvedic medicine, is a traditional remedy that has been used for many centuries for treating sudden breakouts of psoriasis, brittle bones, and bone degeneration. Prized for its pitta balancing abilities, Panchatikta ghrita, which is greasy to touch, provides instant hydration to the skin and reduces dry, flaky skin.
Panchatikta ghee is predominantly a mix of following herbs –
• harad( Haritaki)
• baheda( Bibhitaki)
In smaller quantities, it also contains other ingredients like
This plant-based medicine is usually recommended for up to ¼ spoon daily, preferably after meals or as directed by your physician.
Panchatikta Ghrita provides relief from certain symptoms of Psoriasis such as itching or irritation because of its Shothahara (anti-inflammatory) property. Using Panchatikta Ghrita also helps to reduce irritation and control dryness.
• Urticaria (Hives)
Urticaria is basically a raised, itchy rash that appears on the skin. It is identified as a type of allergic reaction caused due to an imbalance of Vata and Kapha. It could also be caused due to impaired Pitta dosha. Taking Panchatikta Ghrita controls the excessive itching and reduces the dryness of the body.
• Dry Skin
For some, dry skin causes extreme irritation, and the skin needs to be hydrated constantly. Daily consumption of Panchatikta Ghrita not only hydrates the skin from within but also leaves you glowing.
• Atopic dermatitis (Eczema)
Atopic dermatitis is a chronic disease that causes the skin to become inflamed and irritated. According to Ayurveda, it generally occurs due to an imbalance of Pitta dosha. It could also be a result of certain types of impurities of blood which commonly leads to symptoms like itching or irritation. Panchatikta Ghrita might help in eczema due to its Pitta balancing and Shodhan (detoxification) properties. This helps reduce the symptoms of eczema like itching and irritation and provides a cooling effect to the affected area.
• Bone Disorders
Panchatikta Ghrita is recommended highly for chronic bone conditions, including osteoporosis, osteopenia, arthritis, etc. This medicine’s Snigdha or oily properties prevent bone dehydration, improve collagen, and repair bone tissues.
• Pregnant and lactating women are discouraged from taking this medicine unless their doctor recommends it.
• If you are a diabetic, or high blood pressure patient, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
• Patients with high LDL cholesterol levels should also seek their doctor’s advice.
• Avoid self-medication.
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