, such as the soma plant, which is found in the mountains of India, is said to be one of the secret ingredients to ensure youth.
Adaptogenic activity of Siotone, a polyherbal formulation of Ayurvedic rasayanas
emblica is used in Ayurveda as a potent rasayanas
, a class of plant derived drugs reputed to promote health and longevity by improving defense against diseases (Udupa and Singh, 1995).
Today, it comprises a product range of over 1500 products covering Herbal Medicines, Rasayanas
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Adaptogenic properties of six rasayanas
herbs used in Ayurvedic medicine.
Aging brings dramatic and negative changes in our lives and a group of rejuvenating herbs and minerals named in Sanskrit Rasayanas
or vitalizers were purposefully used in Indo-Tibctan medicine to address aging as a medical condition, "Dr.
In Ayurveda the antioxidant properties of many rasayanas
are well defined (Scartezzini 2000).
In the Susruta-Samhita sura is listed under the rasayanas
, along with a number of other alcoholic spirits.
increase the vitality and energy of the person, nourish and rejuvenate the entire organism, and thus are an important part of the paschatkarma procedures.
Use nourishing herbs and rasayanas
such as chyvan prash/shakti prana; shatavari, ashwagunda, red raspberry, oatstraw, nettles, red clover, and alfalafa
Three forms of rasayanas
are provided: nutritional-dietary (Ajasrika rasayana
) is taken regularly with food as nutrition; Kamya rasayana
(health promoter) is indicated to improve vigor, vitality and positive thinking, and Naimittika rasayana
is provided to combat a particular disease or ailment.
are non-toxic Ayurvedic complex herbal preparations or individual herbs used to rejuvenate or attain the complete potential of an individual in order to prevent diseases and degenerative changes that leads to disease.