Physiological Perspectives of Ashti Dhatu and Role of Basti Chikitsa towards the Health Restoration of Ashti Dhatu

  • Rahul Sukhdev Bankar Department of Kriya Sharir, Shree Ram Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

Abstract

Asthi is one of the important Dhatu amongst the many other Dhatus of body which mainly involve in Sharira dharana function, it provide shape and physical built up of body and protect internal organs from external shock. The equilibrium of Asthi dhatus helps to restore normal health status while disturbed functioning of Asthi dhatus leads pathological states. The disturbance in Asthi dhatus may be Vriddhi or Kshaya that further leads many other bone disorders. The ayurveda described various approaches to restore physiological health of Asthi dhatus and Basti chikitsa is one of them. Considering thus present article summarizes physiological aspects of Asthi dhatus and role of Basti chikitsa towards the management of pathological disturbances related to the Asthi dhatus.


Keywords: Ayurveda, Asthi dhatus, Basti chikitsa, Physiology   

Keywords: Ayurveda, Asthi dhatus, Basti chikitsa, Physiology

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Author Biography

Rahul Sukhdev Bankar, Department of Kriya Sharir, Shree Ram Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

Associate Professor, Department of Kriya Sharir, Shree Ram Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Bankar RS. Physiological Perspectives of Ashti Dhatu and Role of Basti Chikitsa towards the Health Restoration of Ashti Dhatu. JDDT [Internet]. 15Feb.2020 [cited 31May2020];10(1-s):218-20. Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/3898