Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera)
It contains withanolides and alkaloids. Ashwagandha contains Withaferin, \\\'A\\\' which has antibiotic and anti-inflammatory activity against bacilli and fungi. It possesses immuno-modulator effects. Ashwagandha increases body weight, total proteins and haemoglobin. Hence, it is useful as a haematinic and growth promoter.
Therapeutic Category - Rasayan, Immunostimulant, Tonic.
Shatavari (Asparagus Raecemosus)
It contains large amount of saccharin matter and mucilage. Shatavari is a tonic and nutritive agent. It prevents ageing and confers immunity. Shatavari improves defense mechanism of host bodies against infections. It contains minerals, which are bio chemically important, present in significant concentration.
Vidarykand (Pueraria Tuberosa)
Vidarykand contains starch, resins and sugar. It plays an important role as balya, rasayana, jivana and varnya. Hence, it is an ideal tonic. Vidarykand contains Tuberocin which has anti bacterial, antifungal and anti-tubercular activity.
Therapeutic Category - Tonic, Rasayana, Antibacterial.
Bala Mul (Sida Cordifolia)
Bala mul contains sitoindoside \\\'X\\\', which has adaptogenic and immuno-stimulant properties. Bala mul has antibacterial, anti-plaque and anti-fungal activities. Bala roots are regarded as tonic, demulcent, diuretic, cooling and astringent. It works as an ideal cardiac tonic.
Therapeutic Category - Asringent, Cardio tonic, Antibacterial, Antifungal.
Anant Mul (Hemidesmus Indicus)
Anant mul is a valuable alterative tonic, demulcent, diaphoretic and diuretic. It is specially prescribed in dyspepsia, loss of appetite i.e. nutritional disorders, skin disorders etc. It increases appetite and improves digestion processes, which help in assimilation process. It is a good blood purifier and tonic. Hence, it is said to promote health, vigour and it is a cure for all kinds of diseases caused by vitiated blood.
Therapeutic Category - Tonic, Diaphoretic.
Guduchi (Tinospora Cordifolia)
It contains tinosporaside, tinocardiofolioside, tinosporic acid, and tinosporin. Guduchi is a bitter tonic and antibacterial agent. It shows immuno stimulant action. In the liver Guduchi prevents filarous haemorrhage and promotes generation of tissue. In Ayurveda, Guduchi is explained as an ideal rasayana.
Therapeutic Category - Antibacterial, Liver tonic and rasayana.
Jesthimadh (Glycyrrhiza Glabra)
It contains glycyrrhizin, glycyrrhizic acid, glabranin and stigmasterol. Jesthimadh is a tonic since it is a source of chemicals like glycyrrhizin and its salts. It is a high value herb used for weakness, anorexia, palpitition, and dizziness. It is antiviral, anti-corticogenic, demulcent.
Therapeutic Category - Demulcent, Tonic.
Amla (Phyllanthus Embelica)
It contains ascorbic acid, tannins, gallic acid and emblicol. Amla is an antioxidant with free radical scavenging properties, which may be due to the presence of high levels of super oxide dismutase. Amla is a rich source of Vitamin C and so retards oxidation. It iss an ideal liver tonic, which has cooling properties and is useful as a tonic for heart. It is an effective tonic for the entire body system.
Therapeutic Category - Tonic, Antioxidant
-A tonic is traditionally defined as a substance that supplements or supports general or specific physiological functions and is used in cases of deficiency and weakness. In Ayurveda, the class of tonics includes those substances nourishing to seven dhatus or bodily tissues of 1. Plasma (rasa), 2. blood (rakta), 3. Muscle (mans), 4.adipose tissue (meda), 5. bone (asthi), 6. Bone marrow and nerve tissue (majja) and 7. Reproductive secretion(shukra). Each one of these in turn nourishes the others and all promote ojas, which is the glow of radiant health and vitality deriving from good digestion.
Healthion causes Ojas Nirmiti (governing the immune system). It will break the pathology and help to maintain the strength of the body to stand during stress. Balya (Tonic) and Vaya-Sthapana (Anti-aging) properties of Guduchi, Amla and Ashwagandha, directly acts as Rasayana.
Tonics are used specifically to strengthen the immune system. The immune system is very complex. Its processes extend far beyond our simple understanding of phagocytosis or the function of various antibodies, such as white blood cells, in overcoming invading pathogens. The immune system is intimately connected with digestion, the liver and the hormonal system, and is affected either positively or negatively by the emotions. It is the Healthion, with its broad and holistic action, has the ability to build the immune system. It can act as immunomodulation, immune-stimulator due to the presence of its powerful free radical scavengers that lead to activated state of macrophages. Macrophages are the first line of defense and constitute important participants in the bi-directional interaction between innate and specific immunity.
The presence of Amla rich vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and polyphenol contents resulted in an enhanced cell survival, decreased free radical production and higher antioxidant levels.
Through molecular evidence it has been proved that the leaf extract of ashwagandha selectively kills tumor cells and, thus, is a natural source for safe anticancer medicine. Ashwagandha is an analgesic that soothes nervous system from pain response. Also it possesses powerful anti-arthritic properties. along with the immunomodulatory activity.
Hence overall, healthion act as rejuvenator, stress-buster, anti-oxidant, digestive, immunity enhancer, increases vigour, lustre, act against inflammation, underlying infections, pain.
Helthion is an ideal high value tonic for all systems of the human body. Action of Helthion starts with improvement in appetite and digestive processes by its action on digestive enzymes. This helps in assimilation process, resulting in tissue build up and restoration. Antioxidant action of Helthion scavenges free radicals and its immuno-modulatory activity enhances body immunity. Helthion rejuvenates entire body system and increases physical capacity.
Direction Of Use
Children - 1 teaspoonful three times a day
Adult - 2 teaspoonful three times a day