Importantce of Ashtamahadoshkar Bhav in Panchkarma

  • Vd. Sheetal Tokl MD Panchkarma, Consultant/Assistant Professor, R K Ayurveda College and Hospital, Tramba, Rajkot, Gujarat, INDIA.
Keywords: Panchkarma, Ashtmahadoshkara Bhava, Sodhana, Paschat Karma

Abstract

Panchakarma is Shodhana treatment which includes Vamana, Virechana, Basti, Nasya, Raktamokshana. Every Panchakarma is done in three stages, Poorva Karma, Pradhana Karma, Paschat Karma. All of these stages have its own importance and relevance. Ashtamahadoshkara Bhav, is very important part of Panchkarma (Shodhana therapy), Acharyas clearly mentions about eight impediments which should be avoided after Samshodhana to prevent complication and got desire effects of it. In present article, we tried to describe in detail about it and make an attempt to give scientific view to those impediments to understand it in easy way.

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