He was not allowed to drink it so it was probably Soma as Amrita was a sort of porridge of immortality. I suppose it could be slurped. Anyway, never mind that.
DHANVANTARI was given the status of Heavenly Physician with special dispensation to teach mortals. Perhaps you pay your money and take your choice.
Article last updated on 18 January 2010
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Dhanvantari: Indian legendary mortal." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 18 Jan. 2010. Web. 21 September 2014.