Research Paper | Herbal Medicine | India | Volume 5 Issue 7, July 2016
Immunological Disorders and Preventive Measures in Ayurveda: A Conceptual Study
Dr. Prasad Pande, Dr. Pradnya R. Deshpande
Among the immunological disorders, diseases resulting from excessive immune function are hypersensitivity and autoimmunity. Autoimmunity is underlying cause of more than 100 chronic illnessesand included in top 10 leading causes of death. Number of systemic and organ specific diseases involved in immunological disorders. As auto-reactivity and self -antigen focus seems to be basic phenomenon, diseases are difficult to care and always lead to chronicity. Also there is stronger influence of environmental factor as opposed to genetic factor on autoimmune development.Way to combat the rise in autoimmune diseases is to understand risk factor and to prevent development of auto immune diseases. Ayurveda being holistic science, belives in immunity in terms of Bala and Dhatusarata. Bala (strength or immunity) developed at the time of gestation and it is related to prakruti (specific physic of an individual).Immunity is very much depend upon samya (normacy) of Tridosa and Saptadhatu (physiological elements of body).Vitiation of dosha is prime etiological factor affecting bala and also lead to chronicity of disease. According to Ayurveda, it can be prevented by adopting proper regimen. In addition to regimen, Rasayana therapy (rejevunating therapy) following panchakarma boost the immune response. In present article, focus is laid on rasayana therapy with its properties and way of action by means of which it help to maintain immunity or prevent disorders.
Keywords: Autoimmunity, Bala, Dhatusarata, Panchakarma Rasayana, Tridosha
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 7, July 2016
Pages: 1294 - 1296
How to Cite this Article?
Dr. Prasad Pande, Dr. Pradnya R. Deshpande, "Immunological Disorders and Preventive Measures in Ayurveda: A Conceptual Study", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART2016408, Volume 5 Issue 7, July 2016, 1294 - 1296
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