Therapeutic Principles in Pediatric PracticeJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2020-11-05
Authors : Singh Deepa; Verma Keerti;
Page : 1687-1688
Keywords : Swasthata; Adhi; Vyadhi; Panchakarma;
The definition of health (swasthata) includes a state of tranquility and equilibrium of all humors both mind and body. Thus the diseases involving the mind are called Adhi and those of the body are called Vyadhi. . Ayurveda is a natural healthcare system that originated in India more than 5000 years ago. Its main objective is to achieve optimal health and well-being through a comprehensive approach that addresses mind, body, behavior and environment. Ayurveda emphasizes prevention and health promotion, and provides treatment for disease. A group of purification procedures known as Panchakarma removes toxins from the body. Panchakarma measures are similarly effective in a pediatric patient as they are done in adults; only precaution should be taken in the prevention of complication.
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