REVIEW: TWACHA (UPADHATU OF MAMSA)
*Dr. Shubham B. Maske, Dr. Sunil G. Topre and Dr. Jatved J. Pawar
Ayurveda appraises twacha as a mirror of one’s physiology. In Ayurveda the term ‘Twacha’ is used for skin. It is the most crucial site of expression as well as manifestation for most diseases. Also, skin have absolute impact on personality of individuals. Hence, the skin reflects the inner health or disorder. The prevalence of skin disease in India is 10 to 20 percent of the total population. Ayurveda is creating waves in the world of natural skin care. According to Ayurveda dosha, dhatu and mala are the base of human body and their stability is considered the health. To understand any disproportion, it is necessary to study the normal structure first. Hence, this article is a sincere attempt to explain Skin from the view of Ayurveda and its association with dosha, dhatu and mala.
Keywords: Twacha, Updhatu, Review.
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