Exhalation of different odor indicative of poor prognosis w.s.r. to Arishta in Pushpitakam Indriya Adhyaya of Charaka Samhita

  • Pritika Devi
  • Keshav Rana

Abstract

In medicinal science each disorder is presented with certain signs and symptoms. Many disorders are having certain complications which affect the treatment. Inmodern medicine signs and symptoms of a disease depicting poor prognosis are described. They are very important during the treatment of patient because they have an impact on management of that particular disorder. Similarly in Ayurveda there is Arishta Lakshna i.e. those signs and symptoms when present, they are indicative of imminent death are known as Arishta or Arishta Lakshna. They are always present at the time of terminal illness. As Ayurveda is very patient specific for treatment of ailments therefore every disease the Arishta Lakshna are mentioned in Ayurveda. Knowledge and understanding of these Arishta is important so that physician may know the outcome of the disease and not indulge in the treatment of incurable diseases.

Keywords: Arishta, Lakshna, Prognosis, Ayurveda, Charaka Samhita

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Devi, P., and K. Rana. “Exhalation of Different Odor Indicative of Poor Prognosis W.s.r. To Arishta in Pushpitakam Indriya Adhyaya of Charaka Samhita”. Himalayan Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 6, no. 1, Mar. 2021, pp. 1-5, doi:10.22270/hjhs.v6i1.87.
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