Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 22 (Langhanabrimhaniya Adhyaya)

Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 22 (Langhanabrimhaniya Adhyaya) Abstract The major line of therapy for morbidly obese and extremely emaciated people is explained in this chapter, continuing the preceding chapter’s discussion. Ayurvedic medicine is broadly divided into two categories: nourishing (Santarpana) and reducing (Apatarpana). It is further divided into six types: Rukshana (Drying), Langhana (Fasting), Snehana (Oleation), Brimhana (Nourishing), Swedana (Sudation) and Stambhana (Styptic/Astringent). This chapter offers insights into various therapeutic measures as well as detailed descriptions of the

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