REVIEW ON CURRENT SCENARIO OF ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE AYURVEDIC REMEDIES
Seema Mehra*, Sasmita Tripathy, O. P. Rout
Ayurveda is not only an ancient medical science but it is a complete life science. The main aim of Ayurveda is to maintain the health of a healthy person & to cure the disease of diseased person. From last few decades due to globalisation there is drastic change in working pattern, dietary habits & lifestyle. According to a new research, lifestyle diseases replaced traditional health risk factors resulting in an increase in incidents of diseases & deaths in India in the last two decades. Now most of the diseases & deaths are caused by High Blood Pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, alcohol use and poor diet. Unhealthy lifestyle is the root cause of many diseases broadly termed as lifestyle disorder. Hypertension is the most common lifestyle disease affecting population all over the world. Now a days various researches carried out at different institutions found that variety of Ayurvedic drugs & therapies are successful in controlling Hypertension improving lifestyle of patient & there by preventing further complications. The present review article is aimed at compiling data on important Ayurvedic remedies & Yoga modalities that have been evaluated for their efficacy as an anti-hypertensive remedy at various institutions. This review article gives an idea about the efficiency of various Anti-Hypertensive Ayurvedic treatment & Yoga modalities in present scenario.
Keywords: Hypertension, Herbal drugs, Lifestyle disorders, High blood pressure, Uccharaktachap.
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