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Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.9, No. 5)

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Page : 122-126

Keywords : Panchakarma in amavata Langhan (fasting) Swedana (sudation) Basti (enema) Management of rheumatoid arthritis by Ayurveda;

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Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints.It causes inflammation of the tissue around the joints. As the disease advancement, the inflamed synovium occupies and damages the cartilage and bone of the joint. An autoimmune disease is a condition characterized by an abnormal immune response to a normal body part. Because it can affect various organs of the body, rheumatoid arthritis is referred to as a systemic disease and ultimately called rheumatoid disease. In Ayurvedaamavata is correlated with rheumatoid arthritis. Vitiatedvata and ama plays major role in the manifestation of amavata. Improper digestion of Rasaadidhatu leads to the formation of ama. Vitiated ama leads swelling, pain, stiffness, in many joints along with loss of function. Modern science does not offer any cure of RA, the management aims are limited. This article reviews the line of treatment for the management of amavata described by Acharyachakradatta. It was concluded that rheumatoid arthritis can be completely cured or treated with Ayurveda medication and Panchakarma therapies without any side effects.

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