About Praval Pishti
Praval Pishti is an Ayurvedic medicine, prepared from Coral.Praval Pishti(Coral calcium) is beneficial for bleeding disorders, calcium deficiency, non-productive cough, general debility, headache with burning sensation, acidity, gastritis, ulcer, ulcerative colitis, hepatitis or jaundice, sour vomiting, conjunctivitis (red eyes) and burning sensation in urine.This medicine should only be taken strictly under medical supervision.
Coral calcium is extensively used for its therapeutic benefits and medicinal value in ayurvedic medicine. Praval is the name given to coral in Hindi and in ayurveda. However, coral calcium powder is not used directly in ayurveda. Coral calcium powder is processed with edible rose water and ground to make a micro-fine powder. The coral calcium powder processed with rose water is known as Praval Pishti.
Health Benefits of Praval Pishti
Praval pishti or coral calcium is useful in diseases in which people experience heat or burning sensation in any part of the body or in the whole body. It lowers heat in the body and lowers the elevated body temperature in fever. In fever, it works in similar ways as Acetaminophen works. It lowers fever by acting on temperature centre in the brain and producing coolness in the body. Its intrinsic nature is cold, which means it brings coolness in the body after eating it. Its visible cooking effects can be experience after 2 to 3 hours after its intake.
As per health conditions described in above therapeutic indication heading, it is beneficial in all these diseases and symptoms. It lowers fever, bleeding, coughing and increases bone mineral density, physical strength and calms the mind. Now, let us discuss main medicinal uses of Praval Pisthi as per ayurveda.
In ayurveda, Praval Pishti is only potent antipyretic medicines. It has better results in lowering body temperature than Godanti Bhasma does. Its effects are visible about an hour after its intake in therapeutic dosage.
People taking Acetaminophen can just lower the body temperature, but they still feel weakness, restlessness, lack of interest and loss of strength. It does not occur with Praval pisthi. It lowers fever as well as symptoms of fever including heat or burning sensation, excessive thirst, excessive perspiration, insomnia, vertigo, restlessness, loss of strength and weakness. In general fevers, it can alone work without any other medication.
In most cases, people experience fatigue and tiredness after chronic ailment or infection. This condition is medically termed as Post Infection Fatigue Syndrome. Praval Pisthi is highly beneficial for reducing this type of fatigue and tiredness. It also deals with body ache and general weakness that occurs after infection.
Ingredients of Praval Pishti
- Shuddha Pravala – Purified Coral
- Rose water – quantity sufficient.
It is used in the treatment of cough, cold excessive burning sensation. It improves immunity. It acts as cardiac tonic
Praval Pisti dosage:
- 125 mg 250 mg once or twice a day before or after food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.
- It is traditionally administered along with honey, butter or ghee.