Chyavanaprasha is the most important and well known rasayana and rejuvenate in Ayurveda
. Chyavanaprasha is prepared according to the age-old recipe prepared by sage Chyvana.
It is curative for acute and chronic asthma and cough. This rasayana is specially recommended for the cure of dyspnea, as a body builder for the emaciated and for those suffering from pectoral lesions. It also is effective against the weakness caused by ageing. Nourishing intelligence and memory, immunity from disease, longevity, increased sense power, amative delights, heightened activity of the gastric fire, clearness of complexion and the regularity of peristalsis are some of it many and varied properties.
Chief ingredients include Mandookaparni, Bhringaraja, Amalaka, Yestimadhu, Sungandha-maricha, Trikatu, Pushkaramulam, Kasisa, Sariva.