Patanjali Divya Praval Pishti Health benefits and medicinal uses

In Ayurveda, Pishti refers to the powder of the drug prepared by triturating the drug with the specified liquids, and exposing to sun or moonlight. These are termed as Anagnitapta Bhasma (bhasma prepared without the medium of fire).

Praval Pishti is classical Ayurvedic medicine prepared from coral. It is cool in potency, and used in the management of hyperacidity, fever, bleeding disorders, and Pittaj roga.  Praval Bhasma is also used in the treatment of cough, osteomalacia, laxity, and menopausal symptoms.

What is Prawal?

Praval (Coral) is the calcareous skeleton of the minute marine organism called Anthezoa polypus, and belongs to phylum coelenterate. The skeleton is in the form of minute irregular deposits, called spicules which contain mainly calcium carbonate. It is used in the form of Bhasma, and Pishti in order to cure various ailments since ancient times in Ayurvedic system of medicine.

Patanjali Divya Prawal Pishti Price

The MRP for Patanjali Divya Praval Pishti is Rs. 30 for 5 grams.

The dosage of Prawal Pishti

The recommended dosage of Prawal Pishti is 125 mg to 250 mg. It is generally taken twice a day with honey, butter or Ghee.

For heat-related disorders, Prawal Pishti is taken with Gulkand. Prawal Pishti, and Gulkand have cooling properties, and help to alleviate all heat-related problems like tiredness, lethargy, itching, aches, and pains.

For cold, and cough, sneezing mix Divya Swasari Ras, Divya Abrak Bhasma, Divya Prawal Pishti, Divya Trikatu Churna, and Divya Shitopaladi Churna together, and make small packets of the mixture, and take each while empty stomach.

For Epilepsy, Prawal Pishti is taken along with Medha Kwath, Medha Vati, Godanti Bhasma, Kapardik Bhasm, Mukta Pishti, and Saaravatarisht, apart from using these Ayurvedic medicines one must consult a skilled physician too.

Therapeutic Uses of Prawal Pishti

Prawal Pishti is an Ayurvedic medicine used traditionally for the treatment of diseases due to excess heat inside the body like bleeding disorders, fever, burning sensation in hand-feet, excessive bleeding in periods, nose bleed, burning sensation while urination, and acidity. It is antacid that works by fixing the effects of Pitta Dosha.

Prawal Pishti is useful in conditions like cough, pulmonary hemorrhage, tuberculosis, calcium deficiency, anemia, and eyesight problems.

  • Acidity
  • Burning sensation in urine
  • Calcium deficiency
  • Cardiac fibrillation
  • Conjunctivitis (red eyes)
  • Cough due to phthisis
  • Dysuria
  • Excessive sweating
  • Excessive uterine bleeding
  • Gastritis
  • General debility
  • Headache with a burning sensation
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Hepatitis or jaundice
  • Hridroga (heart disease)
  • Inflammation
  • Kasa (cough)
  • Liguria
  • Manodaurbalya (mental weakness)
  • Non-productive cough
  • Ojakshaya (loss of the body strength (immunity))
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pitta roga (disease due to Pitta dosha)
  • Sour vomiting
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative colitis

Health Benefits of Prawal Pishti

Prawal Pishti has antipyretic, antiulcer, antacid properties, and helps in the treatment of bone metabolic disorders associated with calcium deficiency.

Relieves acidity

Prawal Pishti is cool in potency, and helps to relieve Pitta related problems.

Helps in bleeding disorders

Prawal Pishti gives relief in bleeding disorders.

Strengthens immune system

Prawal Pishti gives strength, and improves immunity.

Helps in calcium deficiency

Prawal Pishti contains calcium carbonate, and hence supports better bone health.

The composition of Prawal Pishti

  • Pravala Coral Shuddha 1 Part
  • Gulab arka (Fl.) Q.S for mardana

Method of preparation

After purification (Shodhana), the drug is put in a khalva, and triturated generally with rose water, unless otherwise mentioned. It is triturated with the liquid for a day, and dried in the sun for another day. This process is generally continued for seven days or more till fine Pishti in powder form is obtained.

Pishti Characteristics, and preservation

It is as fine as Bhasma, and has the characteristics of Bhasma. Pishti preserves their potency indefinitely, and stored in glass-stoppered bottles.

Side effects of Prawal Pishti

It is safe to use, and has no known side effects when taken in the recommended dosage, and with an appropriate adjuvant.

Safety Information

  • Read the label carefully before use.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dose.
  • Keep out of the reach of children.
  • Store in a cool, and dry place.
  • Should be protected from direct light.
  • Use under medical supervision.

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