RASAVAHA SROTAS AND THEIR PHYSIOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE: AN AYURVEDA REVIEW

  • Mariya Husain MD (Kriya Sharir), Associate Professor, Department of Kriya Sharir, Parul institute of Ayurveda, Vadodara, Gujrat, India.

Abstract

Srotas are channels or pores which provides nourishment to the whole body and responsible for some particular function with respect to specific body parts. The Ayurveda samhitas described anatomical and physiological concepts of srotas broadly. Srotas mainly regulates process of circulation in human body. The srotas not only perform various functions but disturbance in srotas may also impart some pathological manifestation, therefore it is very essential to understand physiological concepts of srotas. This article presenting ayurveda perspective of Rasa vaha srotasa and their physiological considerations.


Keywords: Ayurveda, Srotas, Rasa vaha srotasa, Dhatu, Circulation. 

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Author Biography

Mariya Husain, MD (Kriya Sharir), Associate Professor, Department of Kriya Sharir, Parul institute of Ayurveda, Vadodara, Gujrat, India.

MD (Kriya Sharir), Associate Professor, Department of Kriya Sharir, Parul institute of Ayurveda, Vadodara, Gujrat, India.

References

1. Charak samhita, Vimana sthana, Srotasam vimanam, 5/3, Sharma RK and Dash B. English translation based on Chakrapani datta’s Ayurveda dipika, Volume- II, 6th edition, Chowkhambha Sanskrita Series, Varanasi, 2007; 171.
2. Sushruta samhita, Sharira sthana, Dhamani Vyakarana Shariram, 9/13, English translation by Prof. Srikantha Murti KR, Volume-I, 3rd edition, Chaukhambha Orientalia Publishers, Varanasi, 2007; 151.
3. Sushruta samhita, Sharira sthana, Ayurvedarahasya Dipikakhakya Hindi commentary by Dr.Ghanekar BG, 4th edition, Meharcanda Laksamana Dasa, 1972;153.
4. Charaka Samhita, Vol-I Vimana Sthana, Edited with Charaka Chandrika Hindi commentary by Dr. Brahmanand Tripathi, Chaukhamba Surbharti Prakshan, Varanasi, Reprint edition 2009, 5/4-5.
5. Charaka Samhita, Vol-I Vimana Sthana, Edited with Charaka Chandrika Hindi commentary by Dr. Brahmanand Tripathi, Chaukhamba Surbharti Prakshan, Varanasi, Reprint edition 2009, 5/3.
6. Charaka Samhita, Vimana Sthana, Chapter-5, Sashtri Kashinath Pt, Chaturvedi Gorakhnath Dr., Chaukhamba Bharti Academy; Varanasi, 2004, verse-8.
7. Susruta Samhita edited by Kaviraj Ambikadatta Sastri, Sutra Sathana, chapter 14/26, on Dalhana Chakhamaba Sanskrit Sansthan,Varanasi, 2007, P- 61.
8. Charaka Samhita,Ayurveda-Dipika commentary by Chakrapanidutta, revised ed., Vimana Sthana, Chaukhambha Surbharati Prakashan, Varanasi, 2005, 251.
9. Chouhan Mahesh. A Clinical Study to Establish the Importance of Srotomoola Chikitsa W.S.R Tamak Shwasa, (dissertation). Dr. Sarvapelli Radhakrishan Rajasthan Ayurveda University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, 2014.
10. Dewan Shweta. A Fundamental and Clinical Study of “Rasvahanam srotasama hridyamoolam dashacha dhamanya” to prove the functional utility of srotomoola (dissertation). Dr. Sarvapelli RadhakrishanRajasthan Ayurveda University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, 2014.
Statistics
27 Views | 72 Downloads
How to Cite
Husain, M. (2018). RASAVAHA SROTAS AND THEIR PHYSIOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE: AN AYURVEDA REVIEW. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 8(5), 115-117. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v8i5.1899