• It is the second branch among the 8 branches of Ayurveda.
  • This branch mainly deals with children from birth upto the age of 16 years.
  • It explains about the development of children, various procedures to be done in different stages of life and treatment to all the disorders of physical and mental development.
  • Maharishi Kashyapa, the author of “Kashyapa Samhitha” has given much importance to pediatrics and related interventions.
  • Dhanwanthralaya aims at the overall nourishment and development of children from birth
  • Some of the main cases successfully treated in Dhanwanthralaya with Panchakarma are:
    • Delayed mile stones
    • Inability to walk
    • Developmental delay
    • Mental retardation
    • Cerebral Palsy etc.,,


  • It is a unique Ayurvedic way of Immunization that is used to strengthen natural immunity of children.
  • It is administered on Pushya Nakshatra day of every month.
  • Swarnaprashan is recommended to be taken immediately after birth and continued upto 16 years of age.
  • It improves immunity, strength, memory and intelligence in children.
  • The original reference for this technique is mentioned in Kashyapa Samhitha.


  • Medha Agni and Bala vardhanam – It improves intelligence, digestive power and strength.
  • Ayushyam – Promotes longevity
  • Punyam – Sacred
  • Vrishyam – Aphrodisiac
  • Grahapaham – Prevents and rectifies the diseases caused in children


Location Consulting Timings
Dhanwanthralaya Ayurveda Speciality Hospital, West Tambaram 7.00 am To 7.00 pm
Dhanwanthralaya Ayurveda Speciality Clinic, Nandanam 9.00 am To 6.00 pm
Dhanwanthralaya Ayurveda Speciality Clinic, New Delhi 9.00 am To 6.00 pm

Swarnaprashana Schedule – 2022

1. JANUARY 18.01.2022 TUESDAY
2. FEBRUARY 14.02.2022 MONDAY
3. MARCH 14.03.2022 MONDAY
4. APRIL 10.04.2022 SUNDAY
5. MAY 07.05.2022 SATURDAY
6. JUNE 04.06.2022 SATURDAY
7. JULY 01.07.2022 FRIDAY
8. JULY 28.07.2022 THURSDAY
9. AUGUST 24.08.2022 WEDNESDAY
11. OCTOBER 18.10.2022 TUESDAY
12. NOVEMBER 14.11.2022 MONDAY
13. DECEMBER 12.12.2022 MONDAY
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