A LITERARY STUDY ON NIDANAPANCHAKA OF SWASA ROGA
Priyanka Choudhary*, Nikhila ranjan Nayak and Namrata Khobragade
This article is based on Nidana Panchaka of Swasa Roga from ayurvedic texts such as Caraka Samhita, Susruta Samhita, Astanga Hrudaya, Astanga Samgraha, Madhava Nidanam etc, along with commentaries. Swasa means difficulty in breathing. Due to its similarity it can be co-related with Asthma. Majority of Nidanas are Vata and Kapha prakopa ahara - vihara. Pranavaha Srotas are mainly involved in its pathogenesis. Vata situated in chest entering in to the channels carrying vital breath is vitiated and enforceing the Kapha further gives rise to five types of Swasa Roga. Acharya Susruta has Emphasized as “Sankshipta kriya yogo nidanaparivarjanam”, By understanding the Nidana Panchaka with in depth and understanding Samprapti, we can planning specific preventive measures and management. The detail of Nidana Panchaka of Swasa roga is explained in the paper.
Keywords: Swasa, Nidanapanchaka, Nidanaparivarganam, Samprapti.
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