Role of Sthanik Chikitsa in Geriatric Disease Management

Authors

  • P. Pravalhika Research Scholar, Department of Prasuti Tantra and Stree Roga, Dr. N. R. S Government Ayurvedic Medical College, Vijayawada, India
  • R. Vijaya Santha Kumari Guide and Assistant Professor, Department of Prasuti Tantra and Stree Roga, Dr. N. R. S Government Ayurvedic Medical College, Vijayawada, India

Keywords:

Sthanik Chikitsa, Yoni Prakshalana, Yoni Pichu, Yoni Purana, Geriatric Diseases

Abstract

Geriatrics is a progressive phenomenon of the body. Geriatric women are not a just old age women they become structurally, functionally and mentally different from what they were in their young age. As  the age progresses women attains menopause, vata plays major role and shows its effect (degenerative) on all the body organs including reproductive system further leads to disease conditions like Sushka yoni, Prasamsrini Yoni, Karnini, Pariplutha, Swethapradara, Andini, Mahayoni etc., By altering the vaginal PH , Hormonal imbalance and Apanavata dusti. Acharyas explained vruddhaavastha as a swabhavaja vyadi. In old age agni bala is reduced both in its jarana shakti and abhyavarana shakti. Hence oral administration of drugs shows minimal effect on above said diseases. Sthanika chikitsa like (yoni dhavana, yoni pichu, yoni varti, yoni poorana, yoni lepana etc) gives best results as yoni is having rich blood supply and presence of mucous membrane having good absorption capacity. In the present topic “Role of Sthanik Chikitsa in Geriatric Disease Management” is taken to give a brief elaborated information regarding sthanik chikitsa in preventing and cure of the geriatric diseases.

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16-01-2022

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P. Pravalhika and R. Vijaya Santha Kumari, “Role of Sthanik Chikitsa in Geriatric Disease Management”, IJRAMT, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 73–74, Jan. 2022.

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