An Ayurvedic Review of Etiopathogenesis And Management of Amalapitta

DOI: https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2021.4403

Authors

  • Dr. Love Kumar Parashar Junior Resident, Deptt.Of RNVV ,Govt. P.G.Ayurveda College And Hospital Varanasi
  • Dr. Shailendra Kumar singh Lecturer, RNVV Deptt, Govt. P.G.Ayurveda College And Hospital Varanasi
  • Dr. Avadhesh Kumar H.O.D. & Reader, RNVV Deptt, Govt.P.G.Ayurveda College And Hospital Varanasi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2021.4403

Keywords:

Amlapitta, Agni, Samata Hyperacidity, Pathya-Apathya, Panchkarma etc.

Abstract

Amlapitta is one of the commonest diseases of Annavahasrotas (Gastrointestinal tract). Amlapitta (Hyperacidity) is a caused by excessive increase in the Amla guna of pitta Amlapitta (Hyperacidity) has been compound disease (caused by multiple factors). Amalapitta is one of the most common disease seen in the society. It is seen in all ages, all classes, and all community. According to Ayurveda All disorders are caused by vitiated Agni (digestive fire) and Amalapitta (Hyperacidity) is also one of them. Acharya Kashyap mentioned Amlapitta by the name of Suktaka while Madhav described Amalapitta as separate chapter. Acharya Charak has not mentioned Amlapitta as separate disease but described in Grahni Chikitsa as a Amaja Vikara which is caused by vitiated Agni (appetite). Amlapitta is mention since the Samhita period. Kulattha (Dolichus biflorus), Lavana Rasa, Viruddha Ahara (incompatible food) and other Pitta prokopaka factors are described as causative factors for Amlapitta. Amalapitta is a Sama pittaja vikara so line of treatment is focused on application of Pittashamana drugs along with Panchkarma therapy and yoga. In Allopathic science, Hyperacidity refers to a set of symptoms caused by an imbalance between the acid secreting mechanism of the stomach and proximal intestine and the protective mechanisms that ensure their safety. Pathya-apathya (wholesome unwholesome) plays very important role in management of Amalapitta.

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Published

2021-04-30

How to Cite

Parashar, D. L. K. ., singh, D. S. K. ., & Kumar, D. A. . (2021). An Ayurvedic Review of Etiopathogenesis And Management of Amalapitta: DOI: https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2021.4403. International Research Journal of Ayurveda & Yoga, 4(4), 132-138. https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2021.4403