ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: CRITICAL APPRAISAL IN UNDERSTANDING THE NATURE OF TRIVIDHA KOSHTHA: A REVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Chandaliya Sachin, Katole Harshaprabha *
Abstract: Panchakarma procedures are influenced by Koshtha. It is being treated as unchangeable entity and also believed that it is concreted at the time of decision of one’s prakriti. But practically, it is being observed that there are various factors that influence Koshtha which might be responsible for its variation. Also, Koshtha is said to be the group of organs related to the thoracic, abdominal and pelvic cavities. To understand the nature of Koshtha one has to understand the nature of these organs too. This article helps us understanding the variable nature of Koshtha, how particular type of koshtha might be functioning, the relation between oleation (Snehapana) and Koshtha.
Keyword: Koshtha, Prakriti, Snehapana.