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Appendix – I

Details of Doshas Functions Doshas Location Function(s) Ailments when Doshas don’t function (A)KAPHA 1. Shleshaka Joints Joint lubrication Joint pains & malfunctioning of joints; 2. Tarpaka Heart Nourishment of sense organs Malfunctioning of sense organs & Memory loss; 3. Bodhaka…
Agni States the digestive and metabolism powers

Characteristics of the agni states Agni Details 1. Agni or the digestive and metabolism powers are not fully developed in a child. 2. As one advances in age, one gains more Agni power. As a result, a mature person enjoys…
Ayurvedic treatment for Anaemia symptoms and causes

Anaemia is that typical condition when the blood stream lacks haemoglobin or the red blood corpuscles (RBCs). It is important to know about the functions of the bloodstream to understand the condition known as anaemia. CONSEQUENCES OF INADEQUATE RED BLOOD…
Heart Disease Causes Treatment & Dietary Regimen

Heart disease is basically a clinical syndrome. It is characterised by pain in the chest. Such pain is generally caused due to over-exertion. Simply because one experiences such occasional pain after hard labour should not be a cause of worry.…
Oedema “accumulation of fluid beneath the skin or cavities”

Oedema refers to non-inflammatory swelling in the body. OEDEMA SYMPTOMS Oedema is characterised by excessive accumulation of water within the body tissues. The treatment for oedema is to first take out the accumulated water from the affected portions. CAUSES OF…
Scurvy deficiency of vitamin ‘C’ Causes Symptoms & Treatment

CARDIO-VASCULAR & BLOOD SYSTEMS AILMENTS This vital section on the ailments afflicting the human cardio-vascular and blood system has been divided into the following six sub-sections. (1) Scurvy; (2) Oedema; (3) Jaundice; (4) High Blood Pressure; (5) Heart diseases; and…