The Versatility of Cow Ghee- An Ayurveda Perspective

Cow Ghee is an excellent base for preparing Ayurvedic medicines. The virtues of this clarified butter and its ability to reach within the deepest of tissues in the human body make it an ideal base to prepare Ayurvedic formulations targeting specific parts/organs/tissues of the body. There are many other uses of Cow ghee within the Ayurvedic science that make it an invaluable part of this ancient medical science. Cow Ghee utilized in Ayurveda, used for numerous medical applications, including the treatment of allergy, skin and respiratory diseases. Cow Ghee is also known to retard the undesirable effects of drugs besides cancelling the effect of toxins in the body. However, Cow ghee has to be used in its optimal volume and form in order to increase the efficacy of the Ayurvedic preparations.

Author(s): Ankita Mahakalkar, Pranita Kashyap, Ram Bawankar & Bhushan Hatwar

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