Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 26 (Atreyabhadrakapyiya Adhyaya)

Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 26 (Atreyabhadrakapyiya Adhyaya) Abstract The preceding chapter (Yajjah Purushiya) discussed the importance of healthy (Pathya) and unhealthy (Apathya) meals. In this chapter, which contains the names of Lord Atreya and the great sage Bhadrakapya, the effects of both healthy and unhealthy foods and substances are explained by a few notions and pharmacological principles. This text documents the debate of the correlation between diet and rasa. In order to understand the mode of action of

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