ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: CRITICAL REVIEW ON THE EFFECT OF GUDUCHI AS RASAYANA IN STRESS
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Fousiya TP *, Anjali Sivaram, Hakkeem Panthappulan
Abstract: Stress is a feeling of emotional or physical tension. Any agent or event that threatens homeostasis and causes stress is stressors. Stress can come from any event or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry or nervous. Prolonged exposure to stressors can causes emotional, behavioural and even physical symptoms and these symptoms of stress vary among different individuals. In Ayurveda Guduchi has been used as rasayana, its rasayana properties are to increase the vigor and immunity. Amrita is attributed to its ability to impart youthfulness, vitality, and longevity. Guluchi has Pharmacological properties like deepana, jwara nashana and tridosha shamaka, detoxifies dhatus and rejuvenates the entire body. It is found to be safe on haematological and biochemical organ function tests and has muscle strengthening, lipid lowering action in healthy individuals. Guduchi has antioxidant activities which helpful in stress conditions.
Keyword: Stress, Guduchi, Rasayana