CONCEPT OF RASAYANA IN AYURVEDA - A REVIEW
Keywords:Rasayana, Sadvritta, Ayurveda, Immunity, Vyadhikshamatva bala
Introduction: Aim of human being is to live a long and healthy life and Ayurveda the world’s oldest school of medicine, teaches us how to live and keep excellent health. Dinacharya. Dinacharya (daily regimen), Ratricharya (night regimen), Ritucharya (seasonal regimen), Pathya-apathya (wholesome-unwholesome diet), Sadvruta (ideal habits), Rasayana (rejuvenation) and Vajikarana (aphrodisiacs) all play essential roles in this regard. The majority of patients who have recovered from a disease get re-affected by the same or a different disease. Patients with Alpa vyadhikshamatva encounter similar issues in their lives. Objectives: To understand the concept of Rasayana & Rasayana Chikitsa and its utility in today’s context. Material and method: Materials are gathered from Charaka Samhita, Sushruta Samhita, Sarangadhar Samhita, Harita Samhita, Jalpakalpa taru tikka and other modern literatures, journals, articles. Result: This review article provides significant information regarding various options of Rasayana drugs & therapy which contribute significantly as a therapeutic component of Ayurveda for curing the illness, prevent reoccurrences of diseases and also for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Discussion: The Rasayana medications and therapies listed below can be used to treat a number of diseases and conditions, as well as for everyday use. The majority of the Rasayana herbs and treatments have also undergone modern study, including several pharmacological tests. Some of the most well-known Rasayana treatments are being studied with modern research methods like Aswagandha, Amalaki, Triphala, Bilva etc. Conclusion: As we get older, we start to lose some of our abilities. Individuals require different rejuvenating substances at different ages to replenish these losses. This conceptual study on Rasayana contains important information about various Rasayana drugs and therapies that can be employed at various stages of human life, on various tissues-systems, Dhatus and Shrotas to preserve health and prevent illness.
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