Ayurvedic Formulation Making

Learn to make the 14 most popular Ayurvedic formulations right at home!

Fremont, CA & Live Streamed with Dr. Vaidya Jayarajan Kodikannath

February 1-3, 2019 from 9am-5:30pm

Approved PACE program by NAMA: 18 AHC credits, 21 AP/AD credits



Study the most popular classical formulations as outlined in the ancient texts. You'll receive step-by-step guidance on each preparation as well as an overview of its properties and applications.


Topics Include

  • Preparation of 14 types of Ayurvedic formulations as described in the Vedic texts (Swarasa, Kalka, Choorna, Sheeta, Phanta, Kwatha, Ksheerapaka, Gudika, Varthi, Thaila, Ghrita, Lehya, Arishta, Asava, and many more)
  • Ayurvedic principles of combining herbs
  • How to prepare customized healing oils and decoctions right in your own home.
  • Certificate of completion awarded at the end of the course
  • Each day we will have: 
    • Description of the methodologies of making the formulations for that day
    • Students will prepare the formulations under the guidance and supervision of the instructor


Program Overview


Day 1

  • Overview of Dravyaguna (Ayurvedic Herbology) & Bhaishajya kalpana (Pharmaceutics)
  • Selection of herbs and combining herbs
  • Why formulations? 
  • Do’s and Don’ts during mixing herbs and making formulations 
  • Procurement and storage of herbs
  • Dosage forms of Ayurvedic formulations
  • Shelf life of Ayurvedic formulations and natural preservatives
  • Preparation of primary formulations
    • Swarasa
    • Kalka
    • Choorna
    • Sheeta
    • Phanta


Day 2

  • Kwatha kalpana
  • Ksheerapaka
  • Herbal Oil preparation (Thaila kalpana)
    • Oil for Nasal administration (Nasya)
    • Oil for therapeutic enema (Vasti/Basti)
    • Oil for Massage/External application (Abhyanga)
  • Fermented Preparations (Sandhana Kalpana)
    • Arishta
    • Asava


Day 3

  • Therapeutic Ghee making (Ghrita Kalpana)
    • Ghee for eye therapy (Netra Tharpana/Netra Vasti)
    • Ghee for intake (Snehapana)
  • Preparation of Therapeutic Jams (Lehya Kalpana)
  • Ayurvedic handmade tablets (Gudika Kalpana)
  • Ayurvedic suppositories (Varti Kalpana)



Kerala Ayurveda Academy & Wellness Center

691 S. Milpitas Blvd Suite 206

Milpitas, CA 95035


This course is also live streamed for our distant learners!



Please note tuition due at time of registration.


$495 KAA Students & Alumni

$545 General Public




Email support@keralaayurveda.us for assistance


About the Instructor

Dr. (Vaiyda) Jayarajan is a Specialist in Traditional Indian Medicine, Scholar & Educator, serving Kerala Ayurveda USA as Director of all academic programs and wellness services. With over two decades of experience in India and the U.S, he has touched the lives of thousands of clients across a wide array of disorders.


He earned his degree in Ayurvedic Medicine from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. During his time in India, he served as Chief Medical Officer at Kerala Ayurveda’s award-winning AyurvedaGram Heritage Wellness Center in Bangalore and headed the Ayurveda Expert team in new research project development at Kerala Ayurveda Ltd on Efficacy, Safety and Standardization of Ayurvedic Wellness solutions.


He is also a Lead Trainer for Domain Experts in Ayurveda with rich experience developing internal resources and new offerings in Ayurvedic Education. His Ayurvedic Wellness offerings have been effectively demonstrated and implemented in India, Europe and the U.S. He is a member of the Expert Curriculum Committee for Masters in Ayurveda at Bastyr University, Seattle and serves the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) Board of Directors.