Disease Treatments

Apasmaara Chikitsaa/Epilepsy Treatment in Ayurveda

    Introduction: Apasmaara is one of the Maha Agadha. Apasmaara is a disease in which memory (Smriti), intellect (Buddhi) and mind (Sattva) get flowed out all together, characterized by loss of consciousness and disgusting movements by the patient. This is a momentary phase (Aavasthika) in which patient grope in the dark (Tamah Praves`ha).   Classification of Apasmaara: Vaataja Pittaja Kaphaja Saannipaatika   Saamaanya Chikitsaa: Foremost aim of the physician here should be...

Mukharogas in Ayurveda – Diseases of Face

Mukharogas in Ayurveda - Diseases of Face   Reference: S.Ni.16, C.Su.18, C.Chi.12, C.Chi.26, A.H.U.21   Synonyms: Vadana Roga-D`alhan`a.   Mukharoga are the diseases related to the Mukha i.e. Mouth.   Mukharoga - Aayatanaani (Sthaana): Osht`ha Danta Moola Danta Jihvaa Taalu Kan`t`ha Mukha (CompleteMukha)   In Charaka Samhitaa, following diseases related to Mukha etc. are explained in Chikitsaasthaana S`haalooka Bid`aalikaa Taalu Vidradhi Upjihvikaa. Adhijihvikaa Upakus`ha DantaVidradhi Galas`hun`d`ikaa Galagan`d`a 10.Galagraha 11.Rohin`ee   These all diseases are explained by Charaka, under the S`hotha Prakaran`a, as they all manifest with the Utsedha(elevation due to oedema). This is extraordinary thinking by Charaka.   Rogaas`hchotsedha Saamaanyaad Adhimaamsaarbudaadayah...

Karshya Chikitsa/Treatment for Emaciation in Ayurveda

Introduction: Kaars`hya is emaciation of the body. It is one of the conditions in Asht`a Nindita Vyaadhi (eight reproached / defamed diseases), which provide the base for a number of diseases to manifest in the body. Contrary to Sthaulya this condition necessitates substantively increasing the body constituents, which is comparatively easy hence it is considered to be better than Sthaulya.   Saamaanya Chikitsaa Brimhan`a is the key...

Treatment for Gas trouble in Ayurveda

In Ayurveda Gas trouble can be classified into two based on the anatomical position where gas trouble occurs. If it occurs in the upper part of Chest, it is to be considered as Samana Vayu Vaigunya which means that which is caused due to the improper functioning of Vata called Samana Vata. This can be...

Kitibha (Psoriasis Treatment in Ayurveda)

Kitibha(Psoriasis Treatment in Ayurveda)   Psoriasis is a type of Kushta (Vataja), it causes its vitiation in Pitta,  Skin, Blood, Muscle Tissues etc. It starts with small papules and later there will be enlargement of silvery scales of the papule. It can appear anywhere in the body and mainly occur in Sacrum, Occipit, Elbows and Knees. Bleeding occurs...

Kushta/Skin Disorders Management in Ayurveda

Scientific Basis of Ayurvedic Management of Skin Disorders / Kusht`ha   Ayurvedic concept of skin formation   At the time of fertilization the Sperm (Pitrija Bhaava) and the Ovum (Maatrija Bhaava) along with other contributing factors come together in the Fallopian Tube, to enter the uterine cavity (Trutiya Aavarta of Grabhaas`hayya). The act of penetration of the cell wall of the Ovum is responsible...

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