ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: EFFECTS OF TAKRADHARA ON PSYCHO-SOMATIC DISORDERS: A REVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Raghunath Das *, Devkumar Das, Dipanjan Jana
Abstract: In modern era, Ayurveda is a ‘science of life’ which deals with the maintenance, preservation and promotion of good health and cures the diseases in healthy life that established in various Ayurvedic classics. In Ayurveda system of medicine, Panchakarma has a very effective role for detoxification to the body in healthy life process. It includes with five major procedures which prevents various diseased conditions. Takradhara is one among the Panchakarma procedure included under the Murdhani taila (a process of anointing the head with oil) in ancient Ayurvedic science. It is a unique Panchakarma measure in which medicated milk poured over the forehead in a specific manner. Takradhara is very much effective in such cases of various psycho-somatic conditions which occur due to vitiation of Manasvaha srotas like as lack of sleep, migraine, anxiety, stress, headache etc that are scientifically proved based on many research works.
Keyword: Panchakarma, Takradhara, Psycho-somatic disorders.