CONCEPT OF DHATUPOSHANA DNAYA IN AYURVEDA: A REVIEW
*Sushil M. Salunke and Sampada S. Sant
According to Ayurveda Dosha, Dhatu and Mala are three functional unit of body. And body function is the outcome of nutrition we take. There are seven types of Dhatus (Rasa, Rakta, Manas, Meda, Asthi, Majja, Shukra ) which maintains and nourishes the body of human being. The nourishment of all theses Dhatus is depends upon the nutrition or aahara we take from outside. The aahara we taken is get converted in aahara rasa by means of the jatharagni and bhutangni, this aahara rasa is now get converted in to the different sapthadhatus which are essential for normal healthy life of the human being. In Ayurveda texts the dhatuposhana nyayas are given,in which they shows that how aahara rasa is get converted into the different saptadhatus. This nyays gives us simple and clear way to how these dhatus are formed. So in this article different nyayas are decribed in detail to clear the dhatuposhana in details.
Keywords: Saptadhatu, Dhatuposhana nyaya, Aahararasa.
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