Disease Treatments

Bhasmaka Chikitsaa

  Introduction: This is a disease caused due to the hyper-functioning of the digestive capacity (Teekshn`aagni). In this condition, Pitta and Vaata are aggravated. Patient gets relief after having food and becomes irritated when hungry.   Saamaanya Chikitsaa: Pouring water on fire definitely douses it similar principle is employed in the management of this condition. The patient should be...

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...

Amlapitta Chikitsaa/Gastritis Treatment in Ayurveda

Introduction: For diagnostic & treatment purpose Amlapitta is divided in to following types According to direction:- Urdhvaga and Adhoga According to duration:- Nava and Jeern`a According to Dosha:- Kaphapittaja Vaataanubandhi Kaphaanubandhi Vaatakaphaanubandhi   Saamaanya Chikitsaa: Vamana --> Mridu Virechana Snehana --> Snigdha Anuvaasana Paachana Tikta Rasa Pradhaana Dravya Kaphapittaghna Aavasthika Chikitsaa: Urdhvaga: Vamana...

Ajeerna Chikitsaa/Treatment for Indigestion

Introduction: Ajeern`a means indigestion. Saamaanya Chikitsaa: Us`hn`odaka should be advised. Laghu Aahaara / Langhana. Vis`hesha Chikitsaa: Aamaajeen`a:- Langhana Vidadhaajeern`a:- Vamana Vishtabdhaajeern`a:- Svedana Rasas`heshaajeern`a:- Divaasvaapa(day time sleep when stomach is empty) after that light food in small quantity. Do not require treatment as the do not cause any symptom and these are normal stages in digestion.   Dinapaaki Ajeern`a Praakrita Ajeern`a Pathya: Rasa: Kat`u, Tikta Gun`a:...

Aamavata Chikitsa/Rheumatic Arthritis treatment in Ayurveda

  Aamavaata Chikitsaa Introduction: When all the three Dosha are vitiated simultaneously at the Trika Sandhi causing rigidity in the body, this situation is called as Aamavata. It is a Dreadful and difficult to cure condition.   Saamaanya Chikitsaa: General treatment includes Langhana, Svedana, Tikta Kat`u rasa, Deepana dravya, Virechana, Snehapaana and Basti. Langhana Deepana Dravya & Aahaara. Rasa: Tikta, Kat`u,...

Bhagna Chikitsa/Fracture treatment in Ayurveda

  Bhagna Chikitsa - Fractures in Ayurveda Introduction: Bhagna is fracture or dislocation of joint or bone. Charaka Samhitaa has described Asthi Bhagna in the Vran`a chapter. It is said that a wound with a Bhagna heals with difficulty. General treatment of Bhagna includes Asthi Sandhaana.   Saamaanya Chikitsaa: Asthi Bhagna is considered as Vran`a according to Charaka. In the...