It is one of the Sanskara's out of sixteen sanskaras described in Ayurveda

SwarnaPrashana

Definition

The process in which Suvarna (Gold) or "HERBS WITH GOLD" are taken in the form of liquid, semi solid or paste by children through their mounth is called "Suvarna Prashan"


TIME TO GIVE SUVARNA PRASHAN:

On the day of Pushya Nakshatra.

Also daily for a period of 1 month early morning on empty stomach.

Age: New born babies upto age of 16 Years


INGREDIENTS OF SUVARNA PRASHAN:

Gold, Vacha, Shanka Pushpi, Brahmi Ashwagandha, Honey, Cowghee etc.,


BENEFITS OF SUVARNA PRASHAN:

  • Strong Immunity Enhancer : (Bala)

    Suvarnaprashan builds best resistant power and prevents from infections, allergies and makes child stronger

  • Physical Development:

    Suvarnaprashan helps in Physical Development of your child

  • Memory Booster: (Medha)

    It contains such Herbs which help your child for memory boosting and improves Grasping power
    Also makes the child active and Intellect

  • Digestive Power: (Agni)

    Suvarnaprashan is a best appetizer and have digestive properties also

  • Tones up the skin
  • Also Enhances the quality of health ( It is Ayuvardhana)
  • It is a good aphrodisiac (Vrushya) and Graha dosha Nashaka
  • Reduces bed wetting, learning difficulties, delayed milestones

Hombale

Hombale is given in for pregnant women on the auspicious day of "Pushya Nakshatra"

Ingredients: Hombale, Swarna Bhasma, Pravala Bhasma, Muktha Bahsma etc.,


Benefits

  • Nourishes both mother and child
  • Supplements Iron and calcium to pregnant women
  • Improves physical and mental development of the foetus

Dates for Pushya Nakshatra for year 2018

JAN 3rd

JAN 31st

FEB 27th

MAR 27th

APR 23rd

MAY 20th

JUN 16th

JUL 14th

AUG 10th

SEP 06th

OCT 04th

OCT 31st

NOV 28th

DEC 25th