गुरुवार, 22 सितंबर 2011

Vrishya Chikitsa

Vrishya Chikitsa Treatment

Vrishya Chikitsa or vajeekarana chikitsa, one of Ayurveda Ashtang, refers to Ayurvedic aphrodisiac therapy. It has the as a rule respected side in Ayurvedic treatment. Vrishya chikitsa is the best way of growth of sukra dhathu, or the reproductive tissues of the body. Ayurveda as an old medical science considers mentally and physically strong offspring as the trap pebbles of a good physical shape opportunity society. So, the standard aim of Ayurvedic treatment Vrishya Chikitsa is expected at the birth of healthy children.

Benefits from Vrishya Chikitsa
Vrishrya Chikitsa as ayurvedic treatment is essential for good health. It helps in increasing the will power, intellect and memory, in addition to a healthy body. It strengthens body tissues (dhatus) like muscles, fats, bones and blood. Ayurvedic Treatment Vrishya Chikitsa helps in improving the men’s infertility as well as women’s infertility and in improving the sexuality of an individual.

Procedure Involved in Vrishya Chikitsa
The procedures involved in Vrishya Chikitsa are Kayaseka, Dhara, Navarakkizhi treatments and utilization of certain aphrodisiac medicines. The herbs and treatments are intended at improving the condition for men and women. In Vrishya Chikitsa treatment, the individual follows an Ayurvedic direction rigorously, by taking in herbs or herbal combinations which have aphrodisiac properties. Some of the Ayurvedic aphrodisiacs which provide extra sexual power to couples and enable them to give birth to healthy children are Shilajit, Mucuna Pruriens (naikkurana), Aswagandha, and many more.

Rasayana Chikitsa

Rasayana Chikitsa

Rasayana Chikitsa as one of Ayurveda Ashtang is a perfect way to restock your quota of ammunition that utters healthy living and a wonderful journey through life. It summarizes the knowledge of dhatu and steps up your ojas and betters sattva. It assists in sustaining the body equipoise and ameliorates your metabolism. An interesting aspect of this healing procedure is that if you undergo Rasayana Chikitsa treatment, your descendants will also harvest the advantages of its valuable properties. It occupies relaxing oil kneading and exhilarating sauna.

Benefits from Rasayana Chikitsa
Rasayana Chikitsa increases ojas (life's vitality) and sattva guna (mental/spiritual clarity), balance the humors tridosha (vata, pitta, kapha) and preserves rasa, the vital fluid produced by digestion, which sustains life, leading to enhanced protection. Some important rasyanas are chyavanaprash, agastya rasayana, drakshadi lehya, ashwagandhadi rasayana and brahma rasayana. These rasayanas are made from herbs such as amalaki (gooseberry, a powerful rejuvenative herb), haritiki, triphala, bhringaraja, ashwagandha, punarnava and chitraka.

Procedure Involved in Rasayana Chikitsa
Four and a half months are needed to complete a Kutipraveshika. Former to the main treatment Snehana, Swedana and Sodhana should be done. About two months will be required for these procedures. One month should be spent in the shelter with management of Rasayana followed by one month’s Pathya (discipline). It will take next fifteen days for the person to come back to healthy state.

Agada Tantra

Agada Tantra

Agada Tantra, Visha Chikitsaa, is one of the eight branches of Ayurveda in ancient Indian system of Medicine. Poison (Visha) is defined as any material which gains entry into the body (exogenous) or formed in it (endogenous) that is capable of endangering life or that can impair health. Knowledge of the origin, development and toxicity manifestation of accumulated poisons and suitable remedial measures are an integral part of health. Present food habits, life style and mental attitudes etc, are entirely different from the past. The basic essentials of a healthy life such as air, food and water are all polluted and the resultant hazards paint a gloomy picture for the generations to come. The greatest gift we can offer to the new generation is a clean world.

Benefits from Agada Tantra
Agada Tantra as an ayunvedic treatment deals with a range of methods of cleaning the poisons out of the body as well as recommends antidotes for specific poisons. It deals with a wide range of natural toxins originating from wild lives like animals, birds, insects etc., plants including herbs (belladonna, aconite etc.), vegetables, minerals (leads, mercury, arsenal etc.) and artificial poisons prepared from poisonous drugs.

Procedure Involved in Agada Tantra
Agada Tantra holds many procedures as a branch of ayurvedic treatment. Every procedure has unique features. These are applied during agada tantra treatment and teachings students of this course. Agada Tantra holds processes that certain potentially poisonous substances such as mercury and lead can be used as medicines if properly processed under the supervision of ayurvedic scholars and applied in the prescribed dose

Shalakya Tantra

Shalakya Tantra Treatment

Shalakya Tantra, one of ayurveda ashtang, deals with the etiology, diagnosis, prognosis, prevention and cure of diseases which are located above the neck region like the head, ear, nose, eye and throat. Ayurveda Shalakya Tantra treatment is liable for all types of problems in and around the head. In South India, Shalakya Tantra is known as Urdhwangchikitsa. In Shalakya Tantra as ayurvedic treatment, there are different types of probe which are included. Some of them are probe of the eye (netra shalaka), probe of the ear (karna shalaka), probe of the nose (nasa shalaka), of the throat (mukh shalaka) and of the lips (oshta shalaka).

Benefits from Shalakya Tantra
Shalakya Tantra as an ayurvedic treatment is essential for good health. It helps in improving the health of the parts which lie above the shoulders. It cures the diseases completely by providing the strict directions for taking in ayurvedic medicines under an ayurvedic physician. It also provides the gudelines for taking care of ENT and other parts of the body which lie above the shoulders.

Procedure Involved in Shalakya Tantra
Charak Samhita, Sushurut Samhita and Ashtang Samghrah mention the procedures (Nasyam, Dhoomapnam, Gandoosham, Kabalam, Shirodhara, Shirovasthi, Anjanam, Tharpanam, Pratisaranam) involved in Shalakya Tantra describing the general care of the eye and ENT structures. Besides this, Shalakya Tantra has pointed out 25 diseases of the ear, 18 diseases of the nose, 11 diseases of the lips, 1 disease of the lymph glands, 23 diseases of the teeth, 6 diseases of the tongue, 8 diseases of the palate, 18 diseases of the throat-pharynx-larynx and 8 diseases of the oral cavity.

Graha Chikitsa

Graha Chikitsa

Ayurveda is a very ancient medicinal treatment and a combination of eight treatment methods called as Ashtang. Graha Chikitsa is one of Ashtang Ayurveda treatment. Graha Chikitsa Treatment is used to cure the patient who is suffered from mental diseases. Graha Chikitsa deals with the diseases of mind or psychic conditions, which can be caused by mystic forces or attack of some evil spirit. Experts have explained the word bhuta in different ways. According to some experts ‘bhuta’ means ghosts and similar bad spirits who cause abnormal psychological conditions. According to some others, ‘bhuta’ represents microscopic organisms such as virus, bacteria that are not visible to naked eye. In modern terminology, it can be considered as idiopathic diseases in which the exact cause of disease is unknown.

The Aurvedic Treatment Graha Chikitsa also believes in the past karma or deeds as a causative factor of certain diseases. It uses various methods in treatment of a patient. It deals with the causes which are not visible and have no explanations. These are cured by Graha Chikitsa Treatment.

Benefits from Graha Chikitsa
Since Graha Chikitsa believes in past deeds and supernatural elements it tries to cure the patient by using of herbs. Ayurvedic Physician tries to cure the patient by removing supernatural elements and psychiatric problems. Almost all mental problems are removed by using Graha Chikitsa Treatment methods.

Procedure Involved in Graha Chikitsa
There are lots of procedures involved in Graha Chikitsa treatment. At first ayurvedic physician tries to find out the causes of the diseases. He tries to know the back ground of the mental diseases which affected the patient. After knowing the causes and background, he uses various methods to cure the patient.

Kaumara Bhritya--

Kaumara Bhritya------Ayurveda is a very complicated and vast ancient medicinal science. It deals with many kinds of complex ailments and surgeries. Ayurveda is divided into eight diverse categories in order to clearly separate the treatment of one ailment from another. So, Ayurveda is often referred as Astang Ayurveda i.e. the life science with eight branches. The eight branches of traditional medicinal therapy are Kaaya chikitsaa, Graha Chikitsa, S`aalakya tantra, Agada tantra, Rasayan Tantra, Vajeekarana chikitsaa, S`alya tantra and Bala chikitsa.

Kumaraya Bhritya Tantra (Bala Chikitsa) and it deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to Pregnancy, childbirth (delivery) and diseases of children (Pediatrics). The branch of kaumarabhritya is a comprehensive study about the prenatal, postnatal baby care as well as different ailments under the branch of gynecology. This branch of Ayurveda with an aim to achieve a healthy and disease free society, strives for well being of a kid right from its conception.

Benefits from Kaumara Bhritya
There are lots of benefits of Kaumara Bhritya. It takes care of child and the mother very properly. If you are in contact of an ayurvedic physician, he starts to take care very early of the mother and the upcoming child. Kaumarya Bhritya Tantra doesn’t affect any of two either the mother or the upcoming child.

Procedure Involved in Kaumara Bhritya
You can find the procedures and details of Kaumara Bhritya or Bala Chikitsa in the classical writings of Vagbhata, Ashtanga Samgraha and Ashtanga Hridaya. Even, the Charaka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita tell in detail about the Balachikitsa as well as prenatal, natural and post birth care tips. Child health depends on the mental and physical state of the mother. So, it recommends specific diet, routine, nourishment and conduct for women before, during and after delivery. It has been very clearly mentioned that the perfect health of a mother is mandatory for a healthy upcoming child.

Shalya Chikitsa

Shalya Chikitsa

Shalya Chikitsa, an Ancient Ayurveda Indian surgery branch, describes in detail about the pre-operative procedures, general procedures, post-operative procedures, marma's description (vital points) and also about anesthesia. The description of the types of bandages, shastra (sharp instruments), yantras (blunt instruments), and sutures (stitches) has been described in this surgery. This branch of Ayurveda Ashtang deals with treatment of diseases caused by foreign bodies and diseases which need surgical therapies. It is carried out only for diseases, which cannot be cured by medicines.

Benefits from Shalya Chikitsa
Shalya Chikitsa is the best suited, when the difficulty is beyond just remedial repair. In cases such as, Arbuda (abscesses, cysts), Gandamala (enlarged lymph nodes), Mul- vyadhi (hemorrhoids), Gud-bransh (prolapse rectum), Ashmari (stones), Mutravaodh (retention of urine) and stanarog (breast diseases), Shalya tantra Shalaya Chikitsa are used. The ayurvedic treatment Shalaya Chikitsa offers faster relief to the ailing person, and is beneficial in situations, where kayachikitsa will fall short.

Procedure Involved in Shalya Chikitsa
In Shalaya Chikitsa of ayurvedic ashtang, points out the detailed information about the pre-operative procedures, general procedures, post-operative procedures, marma's (significant points) and also about anesthesia. Along with this, Shalaya Chikitsa also narrates the types of bandages, shastra (sharp instruments), yantras (blunt instruments) and sutures (stitches) applied in the surgery. The use of many surgical instruments is also described in the Susruta Samhita for the Shalaya Chikitsa treatment.



Ayurveda is a traditional health science. It is a very systematically designed pathy which is meant for relieving people from their illness. It is about 5000 years old science but even then it had separate particular branches according to the need of the patient and Kayachikitsa is one of them. The word “Kaya” means the body. Kayachikitsa is related to the methods by which body is revived by miseries. It helps in combating with the physical body as well as the subtle body. So, it is more of a psycho-somatic method of ayurvedic treatment.

Kaya Chikitsa essentially deals with the diagnosis and cure of a variety of general diseases, like skin disorders, diabetes, tuberculosis, rheumatoid arthritis and many other disorders. Charaka Samhita is the most important scripture on kayachikitsa. It discusses the basic principles of treatment, various types of therapies and purification or detoxification methods. According to this natural treatment, the body of a person is product of the constant psychosomatic interactions and diseases caused are due to the imbalance caused in the trishods of the body. This imbalance caused in the three doshas of vata-pitta-kapha is sometimes, created by the mind and infrequently by the body's dhatu (tissues) and mala (toxin deposits). It is then that the kayachitikitsa branch of ayurveda comes to assistance.

Benefits from Kayachikitsa
Kayachikitsa treatment helps to be cured from muscular dystrophy, spinal and cervical disorders, severe skin problems such aslike Erythroderma, obesity, thyroid, reproductive disorders, ADHD, severe mental handicap and paralysis. As being of a branch of ayurveda treatment Kayachikitsa has no side effects.

Ashtang Ayurveda

Indian AyurvedaAyurvedic HerbolAyurvedaayurveda : Ayurveda, a Sanskrit word comprises of two words, ayus, meaning 'life' and veda, meaning 'science', thus ayurveda in literal sense means the 'science of life'. It is a system of traditional medicine with its origin in the Indian subcontinent. It has been a popular and influential system of medicine in entire South Asia. The earliest literature of this traditional medicine system is said to have appeared during the Vedic period in India. The most influential of these Ayurveda literatures has been the Sushruta Samhita and the Charaka Samhita. Ayurveda is said to be a fully developed medicinal art with a number of unique and exclusive medicinal therapies and surgical procedures for the treatment of various ailments and diseases.

Eight Branches Of Ayurveda
Ayurveda, being a vast science is divided into eight branches, which are collectively called as Ashtang Ayurveda. Like any other modern medicinal therapies, Ayurveda believes in specialized treatment for different body parts. Thus, the medicinal art have been categorized under branches that deal with psychiatry, internal medicine, treatment of eyes, ears, nose, throat and head, toxicology and gerentorology separately. Ayurveda is the first ever medicine system to categorize pediatrics, aphrodisiacs and surgery as the branches of any medicinal science.

List Of The Eight Branches
  • Kayachikitsa -Internal Medicine
  • Shalya chikitsa -Surgery
  • Bala chikitsa- Pediatrics
  • Graha chikitsa- Bhoot Vidya - Psychiatry
  • Urdhvanga chikitsa-Treatment of eyes, ears, nose, throat and head
  • Damstra chikitsa- Agad Tantra -Toxicology
  • Jara chikitsa- Rasayana- Gerentorology
  • Vrishya chikitsa- vajikarana- Aphrodisiacs