1. Swarna prashana is one of the 16 samskaras mentioned in ancient Ayurveda literature. It is a method of potent immunization given to children from the time of birth to 15years.
Swarna prashana develops Medha (mental ability), Agni (digestive power), Bala (strength), Aayu vardhana (prolonged life span), it is also Mangalakara (brings in good virtues in child, positive attitude in life, optimism, power to overcome mental and physical hardships, good fate), Vrushya (attractive nature and personality), Varnya (tones skin colour), Graha baadha nashaka (voids away associated evils). If swarna prashana is done regularly for 1 month then child becomes extremely intelligent and remains unaffected by any infective diseases, if taken for 6 months regularly then child will be shrutadhara excellent grasping.