Shata Dhauta Ghrita- The Oldest Ayurvedic Cream

shata dhauta ghrita cream

Shata Dhauta Ghrita- The Oldest Ayurvedic Cream

Shata Dhauta Ghrita in Sanskrit means 100 times washed ghee {‘Shata’ meaning ‘hundred’, ‘Dhauta’ meaning ‘washed’ & ‘Ghrita’ meaning ‘Ghee’}

The Shata Dhauta Ghrita is also called satadhoutaghritam in southern part of India.  Many pronounce it shatadhauta ghrita and a few call it 100 times washed ghee.

The benefits of ghee for skin is very well recognized in Ayurveda and the 100 times washed ghee comes with proven science for the benefit of all skin types.


How is shatadhauta ghrita prepared?

As specified in one of the great classics of Ayurveda -Charaka Samhita documented around 400-200 BC, this cream is to be prepared on a full moon day in a pure copper vessel and by washing pure A2 cow ghee 100 times chanting divine mantras.

‘Panchagavya Shata Dhauta Ghrita is the only known ayurvedic cream proven to have the potential to penetrate to the deepest layers of the skin & thus nourishing skin at the deepest levels!’ One may call this the oldest cosmetic cream documented for skincare.


What are shata dhauta ghrita cream benefits?

The satadhouta ghritam is an ancient cream with miraculous transformation qualities. It is verified by science for its supreme skin-healing benefits & Ayurvedic texts describe it as a supreme skin elixir and an ultimate-light heavenly cream to beautify your skin.

Shata Dhauta Ghrita is a light cream that deeply penetrates into all the three layers of skin to nourish and heal from within.

  • Keeps skin smooth and wrinkle-free
  • Protects against sun damage
  • Moisturizes & brightens skin complexion.
  • Known for its ant-aging formula
  • Clears any stretch marks
  • Can be used as an Ayurveda skin cream to cure eczema and psoriasis


How can you prepare Shata Dhauta Ghrita at home?

  • First and the foremost ingredient is to get pure indigenous A2 cow ghee.
  • A copper wide plate around 8 to10 inches
  • A round-bottomed bowl for churning
  • Purified water for washing ghee

Preparation: Pour 100 grams of ghee and pour an equal amount of water and start rotating and washing the ghee for one hundred times.

After every 100 rotations, pour away the water and continue the process for 100 times.

It may be tedious, but this process needs to be followed for 100 times.

After washing the ghee for 100 times(100 turns and washing 100 times= 10000 rotations) the ghee turns to be a smooth white cream that can be stored and used.


The gritha can be applied in the morning and it can be applied on the face overnight. This best ayurvedic face cream is suitable for dry, sensitive & all skin types.

With its pure and organic nutrients, Shata Dhauta Ghrita makes it a potential skincare product with its endless benefit for all skin types.


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