PURISH MALA PARIKSHANAM: RELEVANT DIGNOSTIC TOOL IN ASHTAUVIDHA PARIKSHYA STATES IN AYURVED CLASSICS.
Vd. Tridev Arun Patil*, Vd. Rajesh Wankhade, Vd. Yogesh Shewale and Vd. Nitin Pandav
Ancient Ayurveda has a great antiquity. There are many diagnostic tools of investigation quoted by Ayurved science. Asthavidha Pariksha i.e. eight types of investigation of Acaharya Yogratnakara in Ayurveda classics. Which one of prime investigations were to finds the various causative factors behind the diseases. Ashtavidha pariksha were i.e. Nadi (Pulse examination), Mala (stool examination), Mutra (Urine examination), Shabda (examination of Voice of patients), Jivha (Tongue examination) and Sparsha (Touch examination), Aakruti (examination of body physique), Druk (Vision examination). Mala Pariskha is one the major diagnostics tool in Ashtavidha pareeksha. Purish Mala (Stool) investigation is a significant laboratory investigative tool in treatment, which is used to recognize the health and infectious condition of an individual. It is essential to diagnose the disease after appropriate investigation and treatments are to be given. In this paper, purpose has been made to enlighten on concepts of Ashtavidha Pariksha and Purish Mala Pariksha is a most relevant diagnostic tool in this era. Hence Ahstavidha Pariskha with Purish Mala Pariksha acts as irreplaceable part in Ayurvedic Chikitsa.
Keywords: Asthavidha pariksha, Mala pariksha, Purish, Stool, Tridosha.
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