A review on Rasaushadhi in Geriatrics as a Rasayana

  • Dr. Simi Jose Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Ramakrishna Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Dr. Chaitra L.V. Associate Professor, Dept. of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Ramakrishna Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital and Research centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
Keywords: Geriatrics, Ageing, Rasayana, Rasaushadhi

Abstract

Worldwide the elderly population is increasing and geriatrics is emerging as a challenging speciality. It is now felt necessary to develop newer strategies for geriatric healthcare. The conventional system of medicine focusing more in the area of management of diseases of old age. Ayurveda has broad spectrum of preventive measures for combating the ageing process. Rasayana Tantra is a branch of Ayurveda, exclusively devotes to Jarajanya Vyadhi. Rasaushadhis are being the backbone of Ayurveda due to its Rasayana and therapeutic properties. Here is an attempt is made to discuss Rasayana property of Rasaushadhis in geriatrics.

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