Role of Kayachikitsa an Ayurveda Modality towards the Geriatric Care: A Review

  • Neeraj Kanungo
  • Zahida Nagori
  • Vijayata Kanungo

Abstract

The system for the management of health evolved through the history of civilization and Ayurveda is one such oldest system that comprises different branches for specific health purpose, Kayachikitsa is one them. The Kayachikitsa involves general principles and approaches related to the treatment procedure and use of internal medicine. The treatment of body (Kaya) by virtue of Ayurveda medication and principle is general aim of branch Kayachikitsa. The ageing or problems related to old age also need to be care and in this regards Ayurveda mentioned different approaches for geriatric care including use of internal medicine. The use of natural rugs along with general principles of Ayurveda offers health benefits in case of ageing or geriatric health issues. Considering this point here we summarizes an Ayurveda aspect towards geriatric care W.S.R. to Kayachikitsa.

Keywords: Ayurveda, Kayachikitsa, Geriatric, Diseases

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Kanungo, N., Z. Nagori, and V. Kanungo. “Role of Kayachikitsa an Ayurveda Modality towards the Geriatric Care: A Review”. Himalayan Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 4, no. 4, Dec. 2019, pp. 9-12, doi:10.22270/hjhs.v4i4.44.
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