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Year: 2022 |Volume: 3 | Issue: 09 |Pages: 9-19

An evaluation of Suvarnprashan in children

About Author

Kurhadkar MG1 , Khobragade SK2

1Assitsant Proffesor,Department of Kaumarabhritya,Smt.Shalinitai Meghe Ayurved Medical College,Bhilewada,Bhandara.Maharashtra.

2Associate Professor, Department of Shalya Shri Ayurved College,Nagpur,Maharashtra2.440009

Correspondence Address:

Dr.Monali.G.Kurhadkar Assitsant Proffesor,Department of Kaumarabhritya,Smt.Shalinitai Meghe Ayurved Medical College, Bhilewada,Bhandara.Maharashtra.

Date of Acceptance: 2022-09-29

Date of Publication:2022-10-20


Source of Support: Nil

Conflict of Interest: Nil

How To Cite This Article: Kurhadkar MG. Khobragade SK. An evaluation of Suvarnprashan in children. Int J Ind Med 2022;3(9):9-19


Ayurveda refers to the unusual practise of administering processed gold to infants as

Acharya Kashyapa wrote "Swarnaprashana" thousands of years ago. He clearly described the

Swarna (gold) administration to youngsters for the purposes of enhancing cognition and digesting as well as metabolism, stamina, immunity, appearance, fertility, and lifespan. A number of numerous gold formulations and even herbal medicines are described by different Acharyas.for prolonged use by kids. Swarnaprashana in young children can be mostly blamed for two things.Lehana (supplementary feeding) and Jatakarma Samskara are Ayurvedic settings (newborn care).Aim-This review aims to assess the available information critically, which could be useful in resolving some of the prevalent misconceptions about the subject. The age and mode of administration, advantages and dose according toAlong with the reports, this section discusses the age and manner of administration, advantages, and dosage as per several traditional Ayurvedic textbooks of relevant scientific research. According to this assessment, there are several ways to reap the benefits of Swarnaprashana, including as a general health promoter and specifically to improve intelligence, digestion, metabolism, immunity, physical strength, skin, or fertility. Only refined and treated forms of gold are advised by Ayurveda for internal use. Depending on the desired outcome in children as a good health care programme, Swarnaprashana's age at which it should be given and its length can be decided.

Keywords: Ayurveda, children, immunomodulator, Swarnaprashana, and gold preparation.




Issue: 09

Volume: 3 (2022): Month - 11

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