Samsarjana Krama-The Science Within and Beyond it; A Review
Keywords:Ayurveda, Sansarjana krama, shodhana chikitsa, shaman chikitsa.
Ayurveda is an ancient holistic science which focus on the healthy living. Dosha dhatu and mala are considered the main cause of existence of body and its equilibrium is required to remain healthy. When the equilibrium of dosha dhatu and mala is disturbed, it becomes the cause for disease. The treatment of Ayurveda adopts two approaches Shamana Chikitsa and Shodhana Chikitsa, where Shamana chikitsa is to subside the aggravated doshas in the body itself while in Shodhana Chikitsa focuses on eliminating the doshas out of the body. After elimination of the doshas in Shodhana chikitsa, agni becomes weakened. Hence to restore the strength of agni, a special diet schedule is to be followed which is known as Samsarjana krama. This article deals with Samsarjana krama in the light of Ayuredic treatise, research articles and other texts books of Ayurveda