A CONCEPTUAL STUDY ON DHATU POSHANA NYAYA: A REVIEW
Keywords:Dhatu Poshana, Dhatu Poshana Nyaya, Nutrients
According to Ayurveda the body is an outcome of nutrition. Diseases are the result of Mala & impaired nutrition. The concept of Saptadhatu of Ayurveda refers to the physiology of basic nutritional and structural factor of the body. The Ahararasa (essence part of the food product) is the source for giving nourishment to all the Dhatus and Dhatus nutrients are nourished one after another from Ahararasa to Shukra. Dhatu Poshana Nyaya gives us a simple and clear view about how the Dhatus formed and how the conversion of Ahararasa takes place in Saptadhatus. The theories regarding to nourishment of the Dhatus are termed as Dhatu Poshana Nyaya. Kshira Dadhi Nyaya, Kedari Kulya Nyaya, Khale Kapota Nyaya and Ekakala Dhatu Poshana Nyaya are discussed in this article.
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