Twak Sharir According to Ayurveda and its Correlation with Skin Diseases: Ayurveda and Modern Consideration

  • Anand K. Madgundi Assistant Professor, Rachana Sharir Dept., Seth Govindji Raoji Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Solapur, Maharashtra, India
  • Avinash B. Chavan Assistant Professor, Rachana Sharir Dept., Seth Govindji Raoji Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Solapur, Maharashtra, India

Abstract

Twak (skin) is one of the important sensory organs (Dnyanendria) which receive sense/stimuli through Adhisthanas. Twak generates anticipated response against the stimuli like; Sparsh (touch). Twacha (skin) not only helps to understand touch sensation but it also covers whole body, protect from shock and perform functioning of thermostat through sweat channels (swedvahi strotas). The pores present in skin help in the hair nourishment and detoxification process. It is believed that each and every components of skin having anatomical as well as physiological importance. Therefore any anatomical or physiological abnormalities in skin or related organs may leads various disorders with skin manifestation including psoriasis, acne, leprosy, hyper pigmentation, skin allergy and vitiligo. Present article described structural components of skin and their role in disease pathogenesis.


Keywords: Ayurveda, Dnyanendria, Twak, Skin, Disorders.      

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Author Biographies

Anand K. Madgundi, Assistant Professor, Rachana Sharir Dept., Seth Govindji Raoji Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Solapur, Maharashtra, India

Assistant Professor, Rachana Sharir Dept., Seth Govindji Raoji Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Solapur, Maharashtra, India

Avinash B. Chavan, Assistant Professor, Rachana Sharir Dept., Seth Govindji Raoji Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Solapur, Maharashtra, India

Assistant Professor, Rachana Sharir Dept., Seth Govindji Raoji Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Solapur, Maharashtra, India

References

1. Hand book of general anatomy by Chaurasia BD. CBS publishers & distributor 4th edition. 2009; 8:171-175.
2. Parishadya shabadarth. shariram by Pt.Damodar Sharma Goud published by Baidyanath Ayurved bhavan limited Nagpur; second edition, 1979, 165-167.
3. Ghanekar S. commentary on Sushruth Samhita Sharirsthana “Ayurved Rahasya Deepika” by Dr. Bhaskar Govind Ghanekar, published by Meherchand prakashan Delhi reprinted edition, Sushruth.Sharirsthana ch. 2007; 5(2):146.
4. Said Muhammad, Barkat Ali Khan, Naveed Akhtar, Tariq Mahmood, Akhtar Rasul, Irshad, Hussain, Haroon Khan and Amir Badshah. The morphology, extractions, chemical constituents and uses of Terminalia chebula: A review. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 2012; 6(33):4772-4775.
5. Singh S, Tripathi JS, Rai NP. A Review of Pharmacodynamic Properties of Nishadi Vati‘- A Herbomineral Ayurvedic Formulation. IJPRS, 2014; 3(2):849-868.
6. Sharma AR (Ed.). Susruta Sushrutsamhita, Part 1, Sutra Sthana, Chapter 21, Verse 20. Varanasi: Chaukhambha Surbharti Prakashan; 2017.
7. Gupta GK (Ed.). Ayurvediya Kriya Sharir Vigyan. Meerut: Utkarsha Prakashan; 2016. 135.
8. Brahmanand Tripathi. Charak Samhita (Hindi translation) Vol. 1, Varanasi: Chaukhamba Subharti Prakashan, 2006. p.919
9. Anil Baran Singha Mahapatra. Essentials of Medical physiology. Second edition. Kolkata, Mumbai. Current Books International, 2006. p.299
10. C. Guyton and Hall. Medical physiology, 10th edition, Saunder- An imprint of Elsevier. 2003. p.880
Statistics
5 Views | 2 Downloads
How to Cite
Madgundi, A. K., & Chavan, A. B. (2019). Twak Sharir According to Ayurveda and its Correlation with Skin Diseases: Ayurveda and Modern Consideration. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(2-s), 553-555. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i2-s.2486