CONCEPT OF STAMBHANA UPAKRAMA AS CHIKITSA
The perennial science of life Ayurveda has indicated various types of Chikitsa for the management of disease. Amongst the Chikitsa mentioned, Shadvidopakrama bears lot of significance. In this context the knowledge of Stambhana among Shadvidopakrama plans to act by balancing the Dosha, Dhatu and Mala in equilibrium condition. In Shadvidhopakrama Stambhana has been explained as a last Upakrama so in any end of the disease or in any uncontrolled disease, Stambhana plays important role. In conditions like Rajayakshma, Atisara etc. Stambhana helps in preventing complicated conditions. Stambhana Chikitsa can be considered a part of Yuktivyapashraya Chikitsa of Chaturvidha Chikitsa. In day to day clinical practice it requires proper planning and expertise of the physician for its successful implementation for health and prosperity of mankind as a whole.
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