Panchagavya is an Ayurvedic medicine to made with five important substances obtained from cow namely urine, dung, milk, ghee and curd. A number of formulations mentioned in Ayurveda describe the use of Panchagavya components either alone or in combination with drugs of herbal, animal or mineral origin.
Ingredients used in Panchagavya:
Cow’s Urine, dung, milk, curd and ghee .
Components Of Panchagavya
Panchagavya contains macro nutrients like N.P.K. 13 essential micro nutrients necessary for plants, many vitamins, essentials amino acids, growth promoting factors like IAA, G.A and beneficial micro organisms like azatobacter, phospho bacteria and pseudomonas in abundant numbers. It also contains some useful fungi and actinomycetes.
Application Of Panchagavya
Spray system Panchagaavya can be applied by diluting it to three percentage(3%) solution and Sprayed after filtering, on plant leaves in the evening times when there is very less effect of sunlight.
Water Irrigation system Panchagavya can be mixed with irrigating water. To do so, mix 20 liters of Panchagavya in 200L of water and make allow it to pass into the irrigating water like a thin water coming out of a tap. (for more understanding please see the gallery section too)
Seed/Seedling treatment Three percent of Panchagavya solution can be used to drench the seeds, soak or dip the seeds before planting. 20 minutes soaking is sufficient. Rhizomes of Turmeric, Ginger and cuttings of sugarcane can be soaked for 30 minutes before planting.
Periodicity of application The periodicity of application is given below:
Pre flower Phase (20 days after planting)
Once in fifteen days, (two sprays depending upon duration of the crops)