A REVIEW ON THE CONCEPT OF ANUPANA IN AYURVEDA

  • Vikram S Professor and Head, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research Hospital, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Sangeeta Rao Assistant Professor, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research Hospital, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Deepika S Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research Hospital, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Smrithi Valsan Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research Hospital, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Swati R Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research Hospital, Karnataka, INDIA.

Abstract

Ayurveda which is the science of life is famous all over the world because of its unique concepts and practising methods. The main aim of Ayurveda is to attain Dhatusamyakriya, and through that maintain the Swasthyata of the body. Anupana is one of the unique concept of Ayurveda which plays an important role in the treatment. Anupana is that material which is consumed along with food or medicine. It can increase the palatability of the food or medicine, can improve the digestion and absorption and also act as a vehicle which carries the drug to their target site. Hence this article deals with the importance of Anupana in the Ayurvedic practise.

Published
2018-07-16
How to Cite
S, Vikram et al. A REVIEW ON THE CONCEPT OF ANUPANA IN AYURVEDA. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 3, n. 3, p. 206 - 209, july 2018. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <http://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/600>. Date accessed: 20 aug. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v3i3.12910.
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Review Articles