REVIEW OF “GORASAVARGA” WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO SUSHRUTA SAMHITA
Dr. Meghana N.* and Christy Jose Cheriaan
In almost all mammals, milk is fed to infants through breastfeeding either directly or by expressing the milk to be stored and consumed later. The early milk from mammals is called colostrum which contains antibodies providing the required protection and nutrition to the newborn babies. Humans have been using the milk and its products since time immemorial. Sushruta Samhita, being one of the ancient treatises of Ayurveda elaborates the qualities, indications of consumption, contraindications. This paper sheds light on the detailed analysis of milk and its products, their impact on human health in detail.
Keywords: Milk, Ksheera, Dadhi, Takra, Navaneeta, Ghruta.
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