• 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 of three Doshas, seven Dhatus, and three Malas. Tridosha: Vata, Pitta, kapha are the three Doshas prevailing in our body, normalcy of these doshas keeps the body in a healthy state and their imbalance leads to diseased state. The normalcy or imbalance should be understood with  respect to the quantity, quality, and functions of these doshas. Sapta Dhatu: The human body is composed of seven dhatus, which are : Rasa (Plasma) – Rasa is the first dhatu, its function is “Prinan” (to provide nourishment to the body.) Rakta (Blood) – This second dhatu is essential bodily element which keeps life going.this function is known as “Jeevan”meda dhay. Mamsa (muscle) – Mamsa dhatu performs “ Lepan” function. lepan means to cover all the internal body components. Meda (Fat tissue) –“Snehan” is the main role of meda dhatu,the
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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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