International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy

ISSN Online:2229-3566

ISSN Print: 2277-4343


Article Category: Review articles

DOI: 10.7897/2277-4343.130245

Pages: 96-99

Author: Sonali Ganesh Chaugule *, KK Jadhav, MM Godbole

Abstract: Rasayanas are health-promoting and stimulative agents that, by their empirical personal effects, produce resistance against disease. Rasayana therapy means rejuvenation therapy. Rasayana is explained by Charaka, Sushruta, Vagbhata, Sharangadhara in detail. It is a distinct branch of Ashtanga Ayurveda. Charaka described it as the first chapter in the Chikitsa sthana, which indicates its importance in treatment. The rasayana or rejuvenation therapy aims at optimizing the functioning of enzymes in our tissue cells by revitalizing them. The purpose of Ayurveda is to maintain a healthy person's health and treat a diseased one; the practical application of Rasayana at both levels help in serving the purpose. As we know, in this modern era, life has become very stressful; age is increasing day by day, this stress harms our state of well-being. Increased toxicity in society, pollution, food habits are also significant degenerative factors that affect health. We suffer from some loss; from time-to-time replenishment of these losses needs the use of different stimulative agents for other age groups. Rasayana therapy plays a vital role in precluding untimely wear and tears of body tissue and upgrading of total health content of an individual. Rasayana enhances the phenomenon of nourishment by acting at the level of agni, strotas and ahararasa. According to Charaka, Rasayana is an antidote that enhances half-life youthfulness. It is a rebirth antidote that enhances the calibers of Rasa enriches it with nutrients so one can attain a half-life, robust and pure system to fight against ailments, develop of body and prime.

Keyword: Rasayana, Rejuvenation Therapy, Disease prevention.