What is Health ? Modern And Ayurvedic View

What is Health ? According to WHO health is defined as “the complete state  of physical, mental and social well being and not merely an absence of disease or infirmity”.               Charateristics of Health  In Ayurvedic View, Health is not merly absence of disease.A healthy individual has not only a healthy body but also a healthy mind. He has...

Ayurvedic Clinical Examination

  Introduction: Clinical examination is divided into two parts Roga Pareekshaa i.e. examination of disease and Rogee pareekshaa i.e. examination of the Patient. These examinations are of various types as follows:   Clinical Examination   Roga Pareekshaa (Examination of Disease) Rogi Pareekshaa (Examination of Patient)   Nidaana Panchaka(Five Types of Examination) Trividha (Three Fold Examination) Asht`avidha (Eight Fold Examination) Das`havidha(Ten Fold Examination) Hetu(Causative Factors of Disease) Dars`hana(Inspection/Observation) Naad`ee (Pulse) Dosha Prakriti(Body Constitution)Maanasa Prakriti(Pshycological Constitution) Poorvaroopa(Prodromal Signs & Symptoms of impending...

What is Ideal Health ?

  Now we will Discuss what is ideal health ?   Ideal health means positive and perfect health and not merely an absence of disease. The criteria of ideal health are sound physical health and the best mood of senses, mind and soul. Health is a dynamic and constantly changing state. Hence, a healthy man should be...

Karna Vedhana Samskara/Ear lobule puncturing practice in Ayurveda

  Prakaara Paribhaashaa: Ear lobule puncture of a baby.   Description: Kala/Vaya/Ahoraatra/Ritu/Bhukta This procedure should be done in the 6th, 7th or 8th month after the birth of the baby. The procedure should be conducted in S`heeta Ritu and that too in S`hukla Paksha.   Poorvakarma (Prerequisites): Mangalaacharan`a, Svastivaachana   Patient preparation: The baby should be held by the Dhaatree or the Kumaaradharaa in his or her lap. The baby should be entertained with toys.   Medicine preparation: Aama Taila (oil that oozes out after piercing...

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