Charak Samhita – Chapter 27 (Annapanavidhi Adhyaya)

Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 27 (Annapanavidhi Adhyaya) Abstract This chapter discusses several food preparations, especially post-prandial beverages, their qualities, and their positive impact on the body because food is regarded to be both the source of life and the cause of illnesses. Twelve categories have been established based on the kind of edibles and drinks: grains, pulses, vegetables, meat, milk as well as milk products, fruits, alcoholic beverages, green herbs, water, sweet substances like honey as well as

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Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 20 (Maharoga Adhyaya)

Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 20 (Maharoga Adhyaya) Abstract This chapter expands on the discussion of disease categorization in terms of endogenous and external causes, fundamental nature, place of origin, and clinical manifestations. Both endogenous and external diseases have specific causes that are explained. The chapter continues on to identify illnesses that are caused by just one dosha along with their causes. This clarifies the idea of distinct one-dosha illness types. Only an unbalanced vata can cause up to

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