• Ashtang Ayurveda

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Ayurveda-The science of life, is described as Ashtang Ayurveda. It is divided into eight branches……         “kayabalagrahaurdhwangashalyadaunshtrajaravrushan”(ref-ashtang hriday) Kaya Chikitsa – ‘Kaya’ means body & ‘Chikitsa’ means treatment. Treating  the body by taking medicines internally is kaya chikitsa. medicines when taken goes thru the process of digestive fire & then performs the desired action. Bala chikitsa – This branch is related to ‘Paediatric’ age group.Under the term ‘Bala’, Ayurveda includes patients from newborn babies upto sixteen years. Graha Chikitsa – The branch deals with ‘Demonology’. The disease is treated with different verses & hymns. It is also known as ‘Mantra -Tantra Chikitsa’ Urdhwang Chikitsa – Urdhwang means the body parts above shoulders, i.e. head,neck, throat,eyes,ears which deals with diseases of these organs. Shalya Chikitsa – Shalya Chikitsa is treating the patient with surgical procedures.It includes special procedures like ‘kshar karma, Agni karma, Rakta mokshan(Blood letting). Daunstra Chikitsa – Daunshtra or Daunsh means bite.The toxins released  into the body by bite of any animal,insect or any other creature can cause serious or even
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  • Mulbhoot Siddhanta (Basic Principles)

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    As previously stated, ayurvedic science is based on its mulbhoot siddhantas. Here v’ll deal with two important siddhant “Dosha-Dhatu-Mala” siddhant & “Panchamahabhoot  siddhant” I. Dosha-Dhatu-Mala Siddhanta “Doshadhatumalamulam hi shariram” (ref:ashtang hriday). This siddhant explains that human life is a constitution
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  • What is Ayurveda?

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Ayurveda is an eternal, immortal ancient indian medical science. It has its origin from the Vedas, which are believed to have their existence right from the beginning of this universe. It is a branch of “Atharvaveda“. The word Ayurveda is composed of
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