Ghrit or ghritam literally means medicated ghee. It is high fat content Ayurvedic medicine prescribed for persons suffering from weaknesses or as a medicine for quick restoration of health. These medicines are meant for restoration of physical strength, vitality and vigor.
The ghrits are prescribed only by a practicing Ayurvedic physician. A ghrit is selected based on the requirements of the person. Ghrits are usually taken with milk or water. The digestive capacity of the person determines the dose for the person.
Medicated ghrits or medicinal ghee also prevent and treat ulcers.