IMPORTANCE OF COW’S GHEE (Ghrita) IN AYURVEDA

Ayurveda has indicated the use of cow’s ghee i.e go-ghrita, whenever the reference of ghee arises in the treatment. A brief glance at the qualities of go-ghrita shows that it has been described as Buddhivardhaka-augmenting intelligence, Smritivardhaka-enhancing memory, Deepana-improves appetite and is useful in the treatment of unmada, apasmara, murccha and mada. Again its worth noticing that all these are the diseases affecting the nervous system in particular.

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • It increases intelligence.
    Helps in enhancing memory power.
    Rejuvenates the skin from inside and increases its glow.
    Boosts body energycowgheeDetoxifies body
    Normalizes vata. (Imbalance of vata causes diseases)
    Increases clarity of voice.
    Normalises pitta
    Nourishes the body
    Improves digestion and increases body fire.
    Increases quality and quantity of semen.
    It is very effective in disorders of eye.
    Acts as a good Rasayana
    It is the best form of fat.

FACTS AND MYTHS ASSOCIATED WITH CONSUMPTION OF GHEE

Ghee has antibacterial and antiviral properties. Other than helping you recover from sickness, it ensures that you don’t fall sick.


  • The anti-oxidants in Ghee make it the miraculous anti-wrinkling and anti-ageing therapy you were searching for.
    Ghee is a saturated fat – It’s a saturated fat, yes, but with such a unique structure that it actually helps mobilize fats from stubborn fat areas of the body. Not a saturated fat like trans-fats in your biscuits, cakes, pizza, etc.

BIGGEST MYTHS IS

Ghee is fattening – Ghee by nature is lipolytic, that which breaks down fat. And this is due to its unique short chain fatty acid structure.

Ghee increases cholestrol-  Ghee reduces cholesterol by increasing contribution of lipids towards metabolism.

SCIENTIFIC FACTS

  • Ghee is excellent for joint health as it lubricates and oxygenates them.
    . Liver produces excess cholesterol under stress. Ghee helps you de-stress, sleep better and wake up fresher.

    Ghee takes nutrients from your food and deliver them through fat permeable membranes like in the brain.
    Ghee is harmful for heart – Rich in antioxidants, conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and fat soluble vitamins like A, E, D, Ghee has just what you need for a healthy heart.