MUTRAVAHASROTOSHARIRDUSHTI AND ITS PRAVENTION THROUGH PANCHAKARMA
Dr. Pradnya R. Deshpande*
Urinary system disorders are concerned with non-communicable as well as communicable diseases. Organs of the system involved in various pathogenesis right from infection to autoimmunity and also complication of diseases. Ayurveda elaborated concept of srotasa in details. Ayurveda mentioned „MutravahaSrotas‟ with its chief organ „basti and mutravahini‟. Basti is been included in sadyapranaharamarma. Related to this srotas, Acharyas described mutravahasrotodushti (urinary disorders) in terms of mutraghata, mutrakruccha and bastiroga. Vankshan Pradesh i.e. pelvic region is the location of mutravahasrotas and moolasthana which is under the influence of vatadosha predominantly. Considering the elements related to srotasa and vitiation of doshas in the pathogenesis of srotogatvyadhi, bastichikitsa may prove to be beneficial. The review study reveals with various srotodushti, etiological factors according to Ayurveda and prevention through bastichikitsa.
Keywords: Mutravahasrotasa, Basti, Mutravahasrotodushti, Vatadosha, Bastichik.
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