Benefits of the Herbal medicines
Many herbs are chosen and used in Rasayan Chikitsa procedure like : Varahi, Kashmari, Bala. The following herbs are also added to the diet to improve tissue and organ strength. Pippali, Lasuna enhance the respiratory system and give strength to the tissues, Haritaki – purges waste from the body while improving digestion. Brahmi, Vacha, Shankhapushpi, Madukaparni – increase memory and intellect. Guggulu – helps in furthering the process of digestion and removal of toxins. Amlaki – slows down the catabolic process whereby it delays ageing. Bhallataka – has a powerful substance that develops immunity power which overcomes rheumatoid arthritis and some malignancies as well. Punarnava, stimulates functioning of the kidney. Shatavari , is used for treating infertility while improving libido. It is also helpful to deal with menopause and promotes lactation in lactating mothers. Pravala, Kapichacchu, Suvarna, Chyavanprasha and Vardhaman pippali rasayana are the other herbs used in the process of Rasayana Chikitsa.