ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: REVIEW ON THE CONCEPT OF ETIOPATHOGENESIS OF AMAVATA AND ITS MANAGEMENT WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO VIRUDDHA AHARA
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Shashikala *, Lolashri S. J.
Abstract: Ayurveda is one of the ancient medical sciences which is potential and effective in current scenario. Unlike other medical sciences instead of focusing on treatment of any particular disease, Ayurveda focuses more on the healthy living and wellbeing of the person. For healthy living, Ayurveda has given a prime importance to ahara in trayopastambha. Ahara should be wholesome in accordance with desha, kala, prakriti and vaya. It plays an important role in healthy life. By its opposite guna, veerya, vipaka, matra, samyoga, is considered as viruddha ahara the regular indulgence in it leads to many autoimmune disorders. In our classics it is clearly mentioned viruddha ahara as prime Nidana in Amavata. Hence viruddha ahara plays an important role in Samprapti of Amavata.
Keyword: Agni, Ama, Viruddha Ahara, Amavata.