The Jatakarma ceremony welcomes the baby into the world. The father places a small amount of ghee and honey rubbed with a Gold finger ring on the baby's tongue. This is to be continued for one or six months for the baby to become immune and development of the mental faculties will be optimal.
The concept of Swarna Prashan is actually first seen in Sushrutha Samhita. Acharya has mentioned certain herbs, to be used along with Swarna Churna (Bhasma) for the development of Vapu (physical body), Dhee (memory), Medha (intelluct) and Bala (strength) of a Kid. This is further elaborated by Acharya Kashyapa. He has also mentioned the time frame for the usage of this medication as continuous usage for 1 month or 6 months. Sharangadhara mentions Swarna as Rasayana for the kid in its first Decade of life. Thus, the usage of Swarna (GOLD) for the Rasayana purpose can be done till the age of 10 years.
- Increases immunity & intelligence
- Prevents common recurrent infections
- It helps to maintain good health
- Beneficial for Overall Development of the Child
- Improves digestion and tones skin colour.