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Changeri Ghrita is medicated herbal Ghee prepared by cooking Indian Sorrel Changeri juice and many other medicinal ingredients in Go Ghrita. The principle ingredient of this medicine is Changeri or Oxalis Corniculata. Internal use of Changeri improves microcirculation, capillary flow, and strengthens the surrounding connective tissues of the anus and lower rectum and hence this medicine shows good results in anal prolapse, piles, and similar medical conditions.
Changeri Ghrita is used orally and externally in the treatment of anal prolapse, uterus prolapse, sprue, etc.
Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition, and dosage.
- Synonyms: Changeryadi Ghrutam, Changeryadi Ghritam, Changeri Ghritam
- Availability: Online and at medical stores
- Type of medicine: Classical Medicine
- Main Indication: Prolapse of Rectum
- Suitable for: Unisex, can be given to children in small dose such as 2 ml, in case of anal prolapse (kanch nikalna)
Ingredients of Changeri Ghrita
- Nagara (Shunthi) (Rz.) 9.6 g
- Pippali mula (Rt.) 9.6 g
- Chitraka (Rt.) 9.6 g
- Hastipippali (Gajapippali) (Fr.) 9.6 g
- Shvadamishtra (Gokshura) (Fr.) 9.6 g
- Pippali (Fr.) 9.6 g
- Dhanya (Dhanyaka) (Fr.) 9.6 g
- Bilva (Rt./St.Bk.) 9.6 g
- Patha (Rt.) 9.6 g
- Yamanika (Yavani) (Fr.) 9.6 g
- Changeri svarasa (Pl.) 3.072 l
- Sarpi (Goghrita) 768 g
- Dadhi (Godadhi) 3.072 kg
Oxalis corniculata is a weed found throughout India. In Ayurvedic treatise, it is referred to as Amlalonika and Changeri. It is also known as Amrulsak, Ohuka-tripati (Hindi, Bengali), Ambuti, Bhul-sarpati (Maharashtra), Puli-yarai (Tamil), Pulichintaku (Telugu), Pullam-purachi-sappu (Kannada). It has cooling, refrigerant, and stomachic action. The fresh juice of the plant are given internally to relieve intoxication from Datura, dysentery, and prolapsus of the rectum.
Dried ginger is called Shunthi. It tastes (rasa and Vipaka) and hot in effect (Virya). It gives relief in Vata and Kapha and increases pitta. It is carminative, antiemetic and thermogenic. It is useful in indigestion, low appetite, nausea, and piles
Ajwain, Trachyspermum ammi or carom seeds are commonly used as a spice in cooking. It is known to everybody as a carminative spice. The seeds are hot, dry, and light in nature. They are beneficial in anorexia, indigestion and abdominal gas. Ajwain subdues both Vata and Kapha, improve secretion of digestive enzymes, gives relief in gas and colic and cures problems due to overeating.
Go Ghrita is ghee made from cow’s milk. When it is consumed in medicinal proportion it is beneficial for general mental and physical health. It is Sapta dhatu vardhak and Oj vardhak. It is Buddhi vardhaka (augmenting intelligence), Smriti vardhaka (enhancing memory) and Deepana (improves appetite). It cures internal dryness. Go Ghrita helps the liver fat-soluble nutrients to the body organs. Its regular intake promotes strength by improving the digestive capacity.
Pippali is heating, stimulant, carminative, alterative, laxative and useful in cough, hoarseness, asthma, dyspepsia, paralysis, etc.
Pippali mula is the aromatic root of the plant Piper longum. It is stomachic, digestive, pungent, hot, and very useful for digesting food, bile producing and laxative.
Chitrak reduces vata and kapha and increases pitta. It is stimulant, anthelmintic and antiseptic. It is used in Ayurveda for colitis, indigestion, hemorrhoids, diarrhea, gas and intestinal parasites.
Gaja pippali (Scindapsus officinalis), is Pungent, Sharp and Hot. It alleviates Vata and Kapha and promotes the power of Digestion.
It is appetizer, anthelmintic, aphrodisiac, galactagogue, sharpens the hearing, regulates the bowels, useful in dysentery, asthma, and troubles of the throat.
The fruits are aphrodisiac, cardio Tonic, expectorant and useful in bronchitis.
- Agnivardhaka: Appetizer
- Amapachana: Toxin digester
- Balya: Energizer
- Deepana: Promote appetite but do not aid in digesting undigested food
- Mala-bhedana: Softens the stool.
- Pachana: Digests Ama but does not increase appetite.
- Shrot shodhak: Cleans the bodily channels
- Vedanashamak: Relieves Pain
- Anti–inflammatory: Reducing inflammation by acting on body mechanisms.
- Antiseptic: Capable of preventing infection by inhibiting the growth of infectious agents.
- Carminative: Preventing the formation or causing the expulsion of flatulence.
- Digestive: Digestant.
- Digestive: Digestant.
- Hepatoprotective: Prevent damage to the liver.
- Tonic: Restore or improve health or well-being.
- Venotonic: promote venous drainage.
Benefits of Changeri Ghrita
- It is Deepak, Pachak, appetizer, and digestive, alterative.
- It treats Agnimandya.
- It is very nutritious.
- It cures internal dryness.
- It improves weight, luster, and digestion.
- It gives relief from constipation.
- It gives strength to the brain, nerves, eyes, rectum and other body organs.
- It balances Vata.
- It nourishes gastrointestinal mucosa, lubricates it, enhances the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins and strengthens the colonic flora of useful microbes.
- It helps in smooth excretion of stool.
- It gives relief from pain during defecation, bleeding, and perianal itches.
- It is especially useful in the prolapsed anus (Guda bhramsa).
In a study, it was noted that the Arsha (Hemorrhoids) shrunk out with oral supplementation of Changeri ghrita and some lifestyle modification with complete symptomatic relief. The study concluded Changeri Ghrita can be used as an effective method for the treatment of Arsha (Hemorrhoids).
Important Therapeutic Uses of Changeri Ghrita
- Anaha (Distension of abdomen due to obstruction to the passage of urine and stools)
- Arsha (Haemorrhoids)
- Grahani (Malabsorption syndrome)
- Gudabhransha (Prolapse of the rectum)
- Kaphavataroga (Disease due to Kapha and Vata Dosha)
- Mutrakricchra (Dysuria)
- Mutrakrichhra (Dysuria)
- Pravahika (Dysentery)
- Ulcerative colitis
The Dosage of Changeri Ghrita
- The recommended dosage of medicine is 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon. Apply locally at the affected area.
- It should be taken once or twice a day, in the morning and evening.
- It is to be taken with water.
- Or take as directed by a doctor.
Fluid Vehicle / Anupana
Warm milk, Warm water
Suggestions, Contraindications, Interactions, Side-effects, and Warnings
- It is completely safe to take this medicine in recommended doses.
- It causes no adverse effect.
- Effectivity of herbal medicine depends on many factors. A medicine suitable for one person may not essentially give the same result in another person.
- The exact dose depends on the age, strength, digestive power of the patient, the nature of the illness, the state of the viscera and humours, and the properties of individual drugs.
- Keep away from the sight and reach of children.
- It is heavy to digest and may cause loose motion if taken in excess.
Caution is required in following medical conditions:
- Chronic fever
- Digestive weakness, impaired digestion
- Heart diseases, high blood pressure, high cholesterol
- Suffering from Whitish and foul-smelling stool
- The weakness of the liver