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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Charak Samhita – Nidana Sthana – Chapter 7 (Unmada Nidana)

Charak Samhita – Nidana Sthana – Chapter 7 (Unmada Nidana) Abstract Acharya Charaka was the writer of the Charak Samhita which explains about the various diseases, its causes, pathogenesis, risk factors, and the treatment. Along with this they also explained the panchkarma and herbal formulations to manage various conditions. In Charak Samhita, there are a total of 120 chapters and 8 Sthana which are named as Sutra sthana, Nidana sthana, Chikitsa sthana, vimana sthana, indriya sthana, kalp sthana, Siddhi Sthana,

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Charak Samhita – Nidana Sthana – Chapter 6 (Shosha Nidana)

Charak Samhita – Nidana Sthana – Chapter 6 (Shosha Nidana) Abstract Charak Samhit was written by Acharya Charka. It is one of the three brihatrayi Samhita. In charak samhita there is an explanation of various Diseases along with their management through the herbal remedies and panchakarma procedures. There are a total of 120 chapters in charaka samhita and 8 Sthana which are named as Sutra sthana, Nidana sthana, Chikitsa sthana, vimana sthana, indriya sthana, kalp sthana, Siddhi Sthana, Sharira Sthana.

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Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 15 (Upakalpaniya Adhyaya)

Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 15 (Upakalpaniya Adhyaya) Abstract This chapter continues the topic of cleansing techniques (Samshodhana karmas) from the previous chapters by focusing on the requirements for building a fully-equipped healthcare facility that is appropriate for the administering of Panchakarma therapies. In this chapter, specific pre-procedure, major procedure, and postoperative instructions have been provided. The details of medication doses for therapeutic emesis (Vamana) and therapeutic purgation (Virechana) are thorough, along with assessments of insufficient, appropriate, and excessive

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Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 16 (Chikitsaprabhritiya Adhyaya)

Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 16 (Chikitsaprabhritiya Adhyaya) Abstract The management of diseases that develop during therapy is discussed in this chapter. Treatment interventions are explained together with the judgement of how therapeutic treatments should be administered correctly and incorrectly. Additionally, it covers therapeutic intervention indications, their advantages, and information on post-therapy dietary care. The notion of natural annihilation of disease-causing elements (svabhavoparamvada), which emphasises the necessity for therapeutic treatments for rapid return to health, is explored in relation

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Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 12 (Vatakalakaliya Adhyaya)

Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 12 (Vatakalakaliya Adhyaya) Abstract This book’s chapter, the Nirdesha Chatushka, is based on research conducted by an Ayurvedic expert panel led by Atreya that examined the healthy and unhealthy activities of the tridosha. The vata dosha is described more briefly throughout the three doshas due to its dominance as the start of all bodily activities. Vata dosha is also in charge of numerous weather phenomena in the environment, including extreme cold, heat, and rain.

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Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 18 (Trishothiya Adhyaya)

Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 18 (Trishothiya Adhyaya) Abstract Carbuncle-like swellings were mentioned in the chapter before this one. More information on the causes of exogenous and endogenous distensions/swellings, symptoms of dominant dosha swellings, their places in the body, and the concepts of therapy are provided in this chapter. Also described are the standards for classifying a condition and the protocols for making a new diagnosis. In this chapter, the dosha’s specific typical functions are discussed. If these processes

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Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 14 (Swedadhyaya)

Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 14 (Swedadhyaya) Abstract This chapter discusses the technique known as sudation (Swedana, or therapeutic sweating), which is typically used following oleation therapy. The process of swedana (sudation) involves making someone sweat for therapeutic purposes. It is regarded as a crucial precursor for Panchakarma, a five-procedure purifying therapy in Ayurveda. Swedana is contraindicated in pitta diseases and is used to eliminate elevated vata and kapha dosha. Physical stamina, the seriousness of the dosha, the season,

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Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 13 (Snehadhyaya)

Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 13 (Snehadhyaya) Abstract Oleation therapy is the first chapter of the tetrad on medical applications, Kalpana Chatushka. The source of the lipids, their different kinds, their qualities, the method and timing of administration, the dosage, and alternate methods of administering in the manner of preparation of a recipe (Vicharana) are all covered in detail in this chapter regarding oleation treatment. Additionally, it lists the benefits, risks, and signs of appropriate, insufficient, and excessive oleation.

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Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 9 (Khuddakachatushpada Adhyaya)

Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 9 (Khuddakachatushpada Adhyaya) Abstract The elements of healthcare management are discussed in Nirdesh Chatushka (Tetrad on recommendation of healthcare management), which is read after Swastha Chatushka (Tetrad on health). The four elements that make up the best possible healthcare are covered in this chapter. These parts are the doctor, the patient, the medication, and the caregiver. Additionally, typical characteristics of these elements are explained. Definitions of illness, wellness, therapy, etc., as well as various

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Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 10 (Maha Chatuspada Adhyaya)

Charak Samhita – Sutrasthana – Chapter 10 (Maha Chatuspada Adhyaya) Abstract Four key elements of healthcare were discussed in the chapter before, including the norms for a doctor, nursing staff, medication, and the patient. Guidelines for therapeutic therapy according to four different disease prognosis types are covered in this chapter. Before beginning therapy, it is crucial to ascertain the prognosis of a condition in order to assess the patient’s quality of life and whether they will be ill or ailment-free.

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