SYNERGETIC ROLE OF BASTI CHIKITSA IN MANOVIKARA: A REVIEW STUDY
*Vd. Ujwala V. Pawar and Vd. Avinash Sanjay Kadam
In Ayurveda broad spectrum of Manovikara is discussed under Unmada, Apsmara, Moha, Murcha, Mada, etc. Psychosomatic disorders involves both mind and body (Psycho-mind, Soma-body) and Ayurveda explained the interrelationship between body and mind. Acharya Charak has mentioned that in every disease manah is involved with sharir. In Manovikara Vata dosha is predominant along with Pitta and Kapha. Vata dosha said to be the controller and prompter of manah. Along with Vata dosha there is also involvement of Mansic dosha Rajas and Tamas. The main line of treatment for all Manovikara is Panchakarama therapies. But among all Panchakarmas Basti is best therapy for all Manovikara. The main action of basti therapy is on vitiated vata dosha and all manovikara vata dosha is predominant. Hence here is an attempt to study the synergetic role of basti chikitsa in Manovikara.
Keywords: Unmada, Apsmara, Moha, Murcha, Mada, etc.
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