Why is chwayanprash important during winter?

Urvashi Shah
7 to 11 years

Created by Urvashi Shah
Updated on Mar 12, 2020

Why is chwayanprash important during winter
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While I never took the spoonful without putting up a fight with my parents on a daily basis, I am glad that I had it every time despite being forced. This brings me to the fact that chwayanprash should be given to your child too which will keep them immune to many diseases and viruses in the coming time. We will talk about what chwayanprash is, how it is made and how it will benefit your child.

What Is Chwayanprash?

Chwayanprash is herbal tonic, largely consumed in India and is known for its healthy and natural ingredients. Made by an age old Ayurveda formula, it comprises of herbs which are said to contain powerful immune boosting capabilities.

How Is Chwayanprash Made?

Traditionally chwayanprash is made with Indian gooseberry which is also referred as ‘amla’ that is the main ingredient. It is cooked with sugar, honey, ghee, sesame oil, herbs and various spices to form a sticky mixture. Amla is said to be a rich fruit which contains plenty of vitamin C that is the powerhouse of antioxidants. With this mixture, chwayanprash will help your child safeguard in a number of illness.

Why You Should Give Your Child Chwayanprash?

Here are some reasons why you should give chwayanprash to your child.

  1. Boost immunity: As chwayanprash contains vitamin C and various herbs and spices, it will help your child protect himself/herself from various diseases and viruses. Your child will be immune to common cold, flu and cough or his body will be able to fight if off with an ease
  2. Improving digestive system: Once you start giving your child chwayanprash, it will boost his/her digestive system functioning and will keep it healthy and clean
  3. Boost in energy: Giving chwayanprash to your child will give a boost in his/her energy levels that will keep your child fit and active

Being winter time already, this is the best time to start giving chwayanprash to your child if he/she is already 1 year old or more. It will help him/her spared from various diseases and viruses by boosting the immune system. If you are wondering about the quantity to be given then fill 1/4th of a spoon and give it to your child in the morning before breakfast.

Did you like the blog on why should you give chwayanprash to your child? Do you give chwayaanprash to your child? Do share your experiences with us in the comments section below.

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| Dec 26, 2017

but on dabur chwanprash it is mentioned... not to be given below age of 3 years

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| Dec 26, 2017

very informative blog. thanks for sharing Urvashi Shah !

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| Dec 27, 2017


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| Dec 27, 2017

This blog is so informative n helpful for parents ... thanx urvashi

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