Charaka Vatavyadhi Chikitsa twenty eighth Chapter ⋆ Simple Ayurveda

twenty eighth Chapter of Charaka Samhita Chikitsa Sthana is named Vatavyadhi Chikitsa Adhyaya. It offers with remedy for varied issues induced as a result of Vata Imbalance.
We will now expound the chapter on the “Therapy of Illnesses attributable to Vata”. Thus mentioned Lord Atreya [1-2]

Significance of Vata Dosha

Vata Dosha is the life, It’s the power, it’s the sustainer of the physique, it holds the physique and life collectively.
Vata is all- pervasive, and Vata is the controller of all the things within the universe [3]

Longevity and Vata Dosha:
If in an individual Vata strikes unimpaired, if Vata is positioned in its personal website, and it’s in its pure state, then the individual lives for greater than 100 years free from any illness. [4]

Sorts, location, features

5 sorts of Vata Dosha:
With its 5 fold divisions, Viz,
Prana, Udana, Samana, Vyana and Apana Vata appropriately controls and maintain the features of the physique by its unimpaired motion within the areas involved. [5]

Location and performance of Prana Vata:
Prana Vata is positioned in the-
Murdha – head
Ura – chest
Kantha – throat
Jihva – tongue
Aasya – mouth and
Nasa – nostril
Its features are:
Sthivana – spitting
Kshvathu – sneezing
Udgara – eructation
Shwasa – respiration
Aahara karma – deglutition of meals. And many others. [6]

Location and performance of Udana Vata:
Udana Vata Dosha is positioned within the
Nabhi – umbilicus
Ura – chest and
Kantha – throat.
Its features are
Vak pravritti – manifestation of speech,
Prayatna – effort
Urja – enthusiasm
Bala – power and
Varna – complexion. [7]

Location and Operate of Samana Vayu:
Samana Vata is located in
Sveda Vaha Srotas (channels carrying seat),
DoshaVaha Srotas (channels carrying Doshas) and
Ambu Vaha Srotas (channels carrying aqueous materials)
It’s positioned close to to the Antaragni (digestive fireplace / enzymes). It promotes the ability of digestion. [8]

Location and Operate of Vyana Vayu:
The Vyana Vayu strikes very swiftly all through your entire physique.
It at all times features within the type of
Gati – movement
Prasarana – extension,
Aakshepa – sudden actions
Nimeshadi kriya – Blinking of the eyes and related different actions (contractions, rest, and so on). [9]

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Location and Operate of Apana Vayu:
Apana Vata is positioned within the
Vrushana – two testicles
Basti – urinary bladder
Medhra – Phalus
Nabhi – umbilicus
Uru – thighs
Vankshana- groins
Guda – anus and Colon
Its features are the
ejaculation of semen
voiding of urine and stool
elimination of menstrual blood and
Parturition of fetus.
These 5 sorts of Vata, positioned of their respective abodes in regular state, carry out their features correctly to be able to maintain the physique in a wholesome state. [10- 11]

Features of Impaired Vata Dosha:
These 5 sorts of Vata Dosha get positioned in a spot which is totally different from the conventional after which impaired, they afflict the physique with ailments, particular to their areas and features. This will likely additionally result in instantaneous dying. [12]

Vata imbalance significance

Variety of Vata imbalance issues:
Illnesses attributable to these 5 styles of Vatadosa are innumerable. Nonetheless, the principal illnesses attributable to them are 80 in quantity, viz, Nakha Bheda (cracking of nails) and so on., which enumerated within the Sutra part (vide Charaka Sutrasthana 20/11).
Now, Hear! To the outline of the synonyms, etiology and remedy of those illnesses attributable to Vata Dosha alone that are categorised on the premise of their totally different areas, and people attributable to the occlusion of Vata [by other Doshas] [13-14]

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Vata imbalance causes

Causes for Vata Dosha imbalance:
Vata will get aggravated by the next:
Consumption of Ruksha(dryness), Sheeta (chilly), Alpa (much less amount) and Laghu anna (light-to-digest meals)
Ati vyavaya – Extreme sexual indulgence
Prajagara – Remaining awake at evening in extra
Vishamat upachara – Inappropriate Panchakarma / different therapies
Ati Dosha Sravana – extra of Panchakarma therapies
Ati Asruk Sravana – extra Raktamokshana remedy or extra bleeding
Ati plavana – Extreme swimming
Ati langhana – Extreme fasting
Atyadhva – strolling for lengthy distance
Ati vyayama – Resorting to wayfaring, train and different bodily actions in extra.
Dhatu Samkshayaat – depletion of physique tissues, lack of Dhatus
Chinta Shoka karshana – weakening as a result of extra stress, grief and worries
Roga Ati karshana – Extreme emaciation due to affliction of ailments
Dukha Shayyasana – Sleeping over uncomfortable beds and sitting
Vega vidharana – suppression of pure urges
Krodha (Anger), Diwa swapna (sleep throughout day time), Bhaya (concern)
Formation of Ama (product of improper digestion and metabolism), affected by trauma and abstention from meals.
Marmaghata – Accidents to Marmas (important spots) and using over an elephant, camel, horse or fast-paced automobiles, and automobiles.
Due to the above talked about components, the aggravated Vata, fills up the empty physique channels (Srotas). Thus it produces totally different illnesses affecting the entire physique or part of it. [15- ½ 19]

Vataroga purvaroopa

Vataroga Purvaroopa – Premonitory Indicators:
Purva Rupa (premonitory indicators):
Avyakta Lakshana – Vague manifestations of the indicators and signs of those illnesses
When these indicators and signs get distinctly manifested, they’re referred to as Roopa (precise indicators and signs).
Diminution (laghuta) of those indicators and signs signifies that the ailments are going to be cured (Apaya) [19 ½ – ½ 20]

Vatavyadhi Lakshana

Indicators and Signs of Vata imbalance issues:
Aggravation of Vata provides rise to the next –
Sankocha – Contraction,
Parvanam stambha bheda – stiffness of joints and ache
Loma harsha – horripilation
Pralapa – irrevelant discuss and
Pani prushta shiro graha – stiffness of of arms, again and head.
Khanjya Pangulya Kubjatva- Lameness of arms and toes, and hunch-back, shortness
Anganam sosha – Atrophy, emaciation of limbs,
Anidra – insomnia
Garbha shukra rajo nasha – Destruction of fetus, semen and durations (feminine reproductive system)
Spandanam gatra suptata – Twitching sensation and numbness within the physique
Shiro nasa akshi jatrunam griva hundanam – Shrinking of the pinnacle, nostril, eyes, clavicular area and neck
Bheda- Splitting ache,
Toda – pricking ache,
Arti- excruciating ache,
Aakshepa – convulsions,
Moha – unconsciousness and
Aayasa -excess tiredness and related different indicators and signs.
The aggravated Vata Dosha produces particular ailments due to the particular nature of the causative components and the seats of manifestation. [20 ½ – ½ 24]

Koshtashrita Vata Dosha

Aggravation of Vata positioned in Kostha (belly and thoracic viscera) results in –
Nigraha mutra varchasa – Retention of urine and feces (constipation)
Bradhna – prolapsed rectum and
Hrud roga – Coronary heart ailments,
Gulma (tumour),
Arshas (Piles) and
Parshva Shula (ache in flanks). [24 ½ – ½ 25]

Sarvanga Kupita Vata Lakshana

Aggravation of Vayu everywhere in the physique causes
Gatra sphurana bhanjana – Twitching sensation and breaking ache within the physique
Vedana – Affliction of your entire physique with various kinds of ache and
Paritascha spuhtana – A sense as if the joints are getting cracked.[25 ½ – ½ 26]

Gudagata Vata lakshana

Aggravation of the Vayu in rectum causes
Vit mutra vata graha – Retention of stool, urine and flatus
Shoola adhmana – Colic ache, flatulence, bloating
Ashma sharkara – Formation of stone and gravels within the urinary tract and
Jangha uru trika pat prstha sosha – emaciation and stiffness in calf-region, thighs, Trika (Sacro iliac joint), legs and again. [26 ½ – ½ 27]

Amashayagata Vata Lakshana

Aggravation of Vata in abdomen results in
Hrut nabhi parshva udara ruk – Ache within the cardiac area, umbilicus, sides of the chest and stomach.
Trushna – Thirst,
Udgara – eructation and Visuchika – choleric diarrhoea and
Kasa – Cough,
Kanta aasya shosha – dryness of the throat in addition to mouth and
Shvasa – dyspnoea. [27 ½ – ½ 28]

Pakvashayagata Vata

Aggravation Vata positioned within the colon causes:
Aantra kujana – rumbling sound within the gut,
Shoola – colic ache
Aatopa – gurgling sound in abdomen
Mutra krichra – dysuria,
Aanaha – flatulence and
Trika vedanam – ache within the lumbar area. [28 ½ – ½ 29]

Aggravation of Vata in sense organs:
Vayu, aggravated within the ears and different sense organs causes impairment (destruction) of the features of the respective sense organs. [29 ½]

Tvak Gata Vata lakshana

Vata Dosha aggravated in pores and skin causes
Tvak ruksha- Dryness, Sphutita – cracking,
Supta – numbness, Krusha – shriveling and Krushna – black coloration of the pores and skin
Tudhyate – Pricking ache within the pores and skin
Aatanyate -Stretching and Sa raga – redness of the pores and skin and
Parva ruk – ache within the joints [30]

Raktagata Vata Lakshana

Aggravation of Vata Dosha in blood causes –
Teevra ruja – acute ache,
Santapa- burning sensation,
Vaivarnya – discoloration of pores and skin,
Krushata – emaciation and Aruchi – anorexia.
Arumshi – Look of rashes on the physique and
Bhuktasya stambha- Stiffness of the physique after taking meals. [31]

Mamsa Medogata Vata

Imbalance of Vata in muscle tissue and fats tissues causes:
Anga gaurava – Heaviness of the physique
Extreme ache within the physique as if the individual is been crushed with a stick or with fist,
Extreme fatigue together with ache. [32]

Asthi Majjagata Vata

Enhance of Vayu within the bones and bone marrow causes
Asthi bheda – Cracking of the bones and joints
Parvanam sandhi shoola – Piercing ache within the joints
Bala kshaya – Diminution of muscle tissue and power
Asvapna – Insomnia and
Santata ruk – Fixed ache [33]

Shukragata Anila Lakshana

Aggravation of Vayu within the semen and ovum (Sukra) causes
Untimely ejaculation and undue retention of the semen.
Untimely expulsion and undue retention of the fetus and
issues of the semen, ovum and fetus. [34]

Snayugata Vata

Aggravation of Vayu in tendons and ligaments causes
Bahya abhyanatara aayama- Opisthotonus and emprosthotonos- backward or ahead bending of physique
Khalli (neuralgic ache in toes, shoulders, and so on)
Kubjatva – Hunchback and different Vatika ailments pertaining to your entire physique or an element thereof. [35]

Siragata Vata Lakshana

Aggravation of Vata Dosha in Siras (vessels) provides rise to
Manda ruk – Gentle ache
Sopham – oedema within the physique
Shushyate spandayate- Emaciation and throbbing ache
Lack of pulsation within the vessels and
Thinness or extreme thickness of the vessels. [36]

Sandhivata Lakshana

Aggravation of Vata Dosha within the joints provides rise to –
Vata purna Druti sparsha shotha – Oedema of the joints which, on palpation, seems as if it’s a leather-based bag inflated with air; and
Prasarana aakunchana pravritti vedana – Ache whereas making efforts for extensions and contraction of the joints.
Thus, the indicators and signs attributable to aggravated Vayu, on the premise of its location in several components of the physique, are described. [37]


Ardita – Facial paralysis:
When excessively aggravated Vayu afflicts half of the physique, it dries up Rakta dhatu, and causes extreme contraction of the arm, foot and knee of that half.
It causes distortion in half of the face and curvature of the nostril, eye forehead, brow, eye and mandible.
Due to this, ingested meals strikes tortuously to 1 aspect of the mouth, as a substitute of going straight to the oesophagus.
Whereas talking, nostril turns into curved and eyes stay mounted. There may be suppression of sneezing.
His speech turns into faint, distorted, imperceptible and interrupted.
His tooth turn out to be unfastened, deafness, and hoarseness of voice.
There may be ache in foot, hand, eye, calf, thigh, temple, ear and cheek.
These indicators and signs seem within the half of his physique or within the half of his face solely. This ailment is named Ardita (Facial paralysis). [38-42]

Antarayama, Bahirayama

Antarayama (Emprosthotonous) – Ahead bending:
When aggravated Vayu positioned within the sterno-mastoid space afflicts the interior channels (nerves) of this area, it causes
Manya Stambha – neck rigidness.
Neck turns into bent ahead and the sterno-mastoid area turns into exceedingly stiff. There may be
Dantanam damshanm – clenching of the tooth,
Lala Praseka – salivation, and
Prstha aayama – contraction of the again,
Shiro graha -stiffness of the pinnacle,
Jrumbha – yawning and
Vadana sangha – rigidity of the face.
This ailment is named Antarayanama. [43- ¾ 45]

Bahirayama (Opisthotonus): Backward bending:
The aggravated Vata positioned within the again aspect of the neck causes constriction of Siras (vessels or nerves) because of which the physique bends like a bow which is named Bahirayama or opisthotonus.
Whereas bending backwards like a bow, the pinnacle strikes in direction of the again, the chest is protruded, the Manyas (Sterno- mastoid muscle tissue) turn out to be inflexible, the neck is squeezed, and the tooth turn out to be clenched.
There may be yawning, salivation and aphasia (absence of speech). When the assault turns into acute, it both results in the dying of the affected person or causes critical deformity in his physique. [45 ¼ -48]

Hanugraha, Akshepaka, Dandaka

Hanu Graha (locked jaw)
The aggravated Vata positioned on the root of the jaw causes dislocation of jaw bones. It might trigger
Vivuta Asya – fixed opening of mouth with stiffness.
Alternatively, it might trigger lock-jaw due to the stiffness of its joints when the mouth stays closed, and can’t be opened. [49- ½ 50]

Akshepaka (convulsions):
When the aggravated Vata causes frequent convulsions in several components of the physique, then ailment is attributable to the constriction of arms and legs in addition to vessels, ligament and tendons. Thus it causes Aksepaka. [50 ½- ½ 51]

Dandaka (staff-like Spasticity of the Physique):
When the aggravated Vata causes rigidity of arms, legs, head, again and hips in an individual leading to stiffness of physique like a stick, then the ailment is named Dandaka (stick-like stiffness). This situation is incurable. [51 ½ – ½ 52]

Particular options of Ardita And many others:
When the frequent Vega (affliction) of ailments like Ardita (Facial paralysis) subside, the affected person turns into regular. Nonetheless, if these paroxysms don’t subside, the affected person repeatedly stays bothered with the indicators and signs and of respective ailments, resulting in incurability. The physicians shouldn’t deal with such sufferers. [52 ½ -1/2 53]

Pakshavadha, Ekanga, Sarvanga Roga

Pakshavadha (Hemiplegia), Ekanga roga (Monoplegia) and Sarvanga Roga (Paralysis of the Complete Physique):
When the aggravated Vata paralyzes one aspect of physique, it causes immobility of that aspect together with ache, lack of speech. This situation is named Paksa Vadha.
By afflicting half of the physique, the aggravated Vata might trigger constriction of the vessels and ligaments because of which there shall be contracture, both of 1 leg or one hand together with aching or piercing ache. That is referred to as Ekanga Roga (monoplegia).
If, nevertheless, the above talked about morbidity pervades your entire physique, then the ailment is named Sarvanga Roga (Paralysis of your entire physique). [53 ½- 55]

Gridhrasi, Khalli

Gridhrasi, attributable to aggravated Vata Dosha, the hip is bothered with
Stambha – stiffness,
ache and pricking sensation within the waist, again, thigh, knee and calf area.
All these organs get twitching sensation regularly.
If the ailment is attributable to each, the aggravated Vata Dosha and Kapha, then the affected person suffers from drowsiness, heaviness and anorexia along with the above signs. [56 – ½ 57]
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Khali (Twisting Ache in Higher and decrease Limbs):
Khalli is characterised by the twisting ache of the toes, calf areas, thighs and shoulders. [57 ½]

Different Vatika Illnesses
Different Vatika ailments will be decided on the premise of the indicators and signs commensurate with their areas. In all these illnesses, the mix of aggravated Pitta, and so on, can also be noticed. [58]

Vata Avarana

Vata Avarana – obstruction of physique channels by Vata Dosha:
Vata Dosha will get aggravated in 2 other ways, viz,
By Dhatu Kshaya – depletion of tissue components and
Marga Avarana – Occlusion of its channel of circulation.
Vata, Pitta and Kapha transfer by all of the channels of circulation. Due to its refined nature, Vata Dosha provokes and pulls Pitta and Kapha Doshas. The aggravated Vata spreads Pitta and Kapha into totally different locations of the physique and obstructs the channels of circulation resulting in the manifestation of assorted ailments, and drying up of tissue components like Rasa Dhatu, Rakta Dhatu and so on [59- ½ 61]

Pittavruta Vata Occlusion of Vata Dosha by Pitta
Occlusion of Vayu by Pitta causes:
Daha – Burning sensation, Trushna – morbid thirst, Shoolam – colic ache and Bhrama – giddiness
Tamas (a sense as if coming into into darkness)
Katu amla lavana ushna vidaha – Burning sensation by taking pungent, bitter, saline and scorching substances of meals and
Shita kamita – Longing for chilly issues. [61 ½ – ½ 62]

Kaphavruta Vata – Occlusion of Vayu by Kapha
Occlusion of Vayu by Kapha provides rise to –
Shaitya – Feeling of chilly and Gaurava – heaviness
Shoola – Colic ache
Katvadi upashayo adhikam – Appreciable reduction by the consumption of pungent and such different substances and
Langhana, Aayasa, Ruksha ushna kamita – Want for fasting, train and unctuous in addition to scorching substances. [62 ½ – ½ 63]

Raktavrita Vata – Occlusion of Vata Dosha by Rakta (Blood):
Occlusion of Vata Dosha by Rakta (blood) provides rise to –
Daha arti tvak mamsa antarajo – Extreme ache and burning sensation within the space between the pores and skin and muscle tissue.
Sa raga Shyavathu – Oedema with redness and
Mandala (Round sort of rash – ring worm an infection). [63 ½ – ½ 64]

Mamsavrita Vata – Occlusion of Vata Dosha by mamsa (Muscle Tissue):
Occlusion of Vata by mamsa (Muscle tissue) provides rise to –
Kathinascha vivarnascha pidaka – Look of onerous and discoloured pimples and swellings
Harshah – horripilation and
Pipilikanam – Formiculation (a sense as if ants are transferring within the physique) [64 ½- ½ 65]

Medavruta Vata – Occlusion of Vata by medas (fats):
Occlusion of Vata by Medas (fats) provides rise to –
Chala snigdha mrudu sheeta shopha – Look of oedema within the limbs which is cell
Aruchi – Anorexia
This situation is named Adhya Vata which is tough of remedy. [65 ½ – ½ 66]

Asthi Avrita Vata – Occlusion of Vata Dosha by Bone Tissue:
Obstruction of Vata by the bone tissue provides rise –
Liking for decent contact, and strain (kneading)
breaking sort of ache and melancholy and
Soochibhiriva tudyate – A sense as if pricked with needles. [66 ½ – ½ 67]

Majjavrita Vata – Vata obstructed by bone marrow:
Occlusion of Vata Dosha by bone marrow provides rise to –
Vinamah – Bending of the physique
Jrumbha – Yawning
Pariveshtanam – Twisting ache
Shula – Colic ache and
Panibhyam labhate sukham – The affected person will get reduction if pressed with hand. [67 ½- ½ 68]

Shukravrita Vata – Occlusion of Vata by Shukra dhatu:
Occlusion of Vata by semen provides rise to –
Shukra vega -Non-ejaculation or Ati vega – extreme ejaculation (untimely ejaculation) of semen and
Nishphalatvam – Sterility [68 ½ ]

Annavruta Vata – Occlusion of Vata by Meals:
Occlusion of the Vata by meals provides rise to –
Kuksha ruk jeerne – Ache within the pelvic area after the consumption of meals and
Alleviation of ache after the digestion of meals. [1/2 69]

Mutravrita Vata – Occlusion of Vata by Urine:
Obstruction of Vata by urine leads to –
Mutra apravritti – Retention of urine and
Adhmanam – Distension of urinary bladder [69 ½]

Pureesha avrita Vata – Occlusion of Vata by stool:
Occlusion of Vata by stool provides rise to –
Absolute constipation
Parikartana – Griping ache within the colon (abode of stool)
Instantaneous digestion of the ingested fats
Belly distension after the digestion of meals
Due to the strain of the [undigested] meals, the affected person voids after a very long time. The voiding is painful and the stool is dry.
Shroni Vankshana prstha ruk – Ache within the hips, groin and again
Vilomascha maruta – Upward motion of Vata (flatus or gasoline) within the stomach and
Asvastham hrdayam – Uncomfortable sensation in chest area. [70 – 1/ 72]


The next ailments (due to their deep-seated and power nature) might get cured solely by cautious remedy; in any other case these ailments can’t be cured in any respect:
Sandhi chyuti – Joint dislocation
Hanu stambha – Lock-jaw
Kunchanam -Contraction
Kubjata (Hunch-Again)
Ardita – Facial paralysis
Pakshaghata – Hemiplegia
Anga samsosha – Atrophy of limbs
Pangutva (lack of ability to stroll due to muscular dystrophy)
Khuda Vatata (affliction of the ankle joint by Vata Dosha or arthritis)
Stambha – Stiffness
Adhya Vata (an ailment attributable to the occlusion of Vata Dosha by fat- vide verse no. 66) and
Majja asthi gata roga – Illnesses positioned within the bone marrow and bones
The above talked about ailments might be handled solely beneath the next circumstances:
If these ailment are of latest origin
If the affected person is powerful and
If these will not be related to problems. [72 ½ – 74]

Vata Roga Chikitsa

Vata Roga Chikitsa: Snehana
Therapy for Vata imbalance:
Now, hearken to the exposition on the efficient line of remedy for the remedy of the ailments attributable to Vata, which shall be described hereafter.

Snehana and Swedana

Snehana – oleation remedy:
If the ailments are cured by Vata completely, and if no Avarana (occlusion) is concerned, then to start with, the affected person is handled by oleation remedy for which ghee, muscle fats, oil and bone marrow are administrated.
Thereafter, when the affected person will get disgusted or drained with the consumption of oleation remedy, he’s rested and once more oleation remedy is run with –
– milk,
vegetable soup and
Gramya, Ambuja, Anupa Mamsarasa – soup of the meat of domesticated (Gramya), aquatic (Ambuja) and marshy land inhabiting animals (Anupa) after including fats.
He could also be given Payasa (preparation of rice and milk) and Krishara (a preparation of rice, legumes, and so on) added with bitter substances in addition to salt he can also be given Anuvasana sort of medicated enema(basthi), inhalation remedy and refreshing meals. [75- ¼ 78]

Swedana – Fomentation Remedy:
After the affected person is correctly oleated, he’s given fomentation remedy earlier than the administration of fomentation remedy, the physique of remedy is correctly oleated and thereafter, fomentation therapies viz Nadi Sveda, Prastara Sveda, Sankara Sveda in addition to different sorts of applicable fermentation therapies is administrated. [78 ¾ – ½ 7]

Results of Snehana and Swedana in Vatavyadhi:
Oleation and Fomentation Therapies:
As a dry wooden will be slowly bent, as desired by the applying of oily substance and fomentation, equally even a cured or stiff limb will be slowly introduced again to well being by the administration of oleation and fomentation therapies.
Swedana – Fomentation remedy instantly relieves – Harsha (tingling sensation), Toda (pricking ache), Ruk (ache), Aayama(contracture), Sotha (oedema), Stambha(stiffness), Graha (spasticity), and so on.
Snehana – Oleation remedy, when administered, instantaneously offers nourishment to the emaciated tissue components. Snehana promotes power, Agni (digestion power), nourishment, and Prana (Important power).
The affected person is given repeated Sneha and Sweda remedy, because of which the Kostha (Viscera within the stomach and thorax) turns into tender and the ailments of Vayu don’t get a chance to get lodged there completely. [79 ½ – ½ 83]


Shodhana remedy for Vata:
Elimination Remedy for Vata issues:
If due to inappropriate administration of [the above mentioned] therapies (oleation and fomentation) the illnesses [caused by Vayu] don’t subside, then the affected person is given elimination remedy with the assistance of delicate herbs added with oily (unctuous) substances.
For this function, the affected person ought to take medicated ghee ready by boiling, both with Tilvaka or Saptala – Hibiscus cannibus or he might take castor oil with milk. They assist in the elimination of morbid materials, and produce useful results.
Due to consumption of meals which is unctuous, bitter, salt, scorching and so on the morbid materials will get collected and it obstructs the channels of circulation resulting in obstruction of Vata motion. Subsequently, the affected person is given Anulomana – delicate purgation remedy.
If the affected person is weak, and is due to this fact, unsuitable for Anulomana Virechana remedy, then he’s given Niruha Basti (decoction enema) with Pachana (carminative) and Deepana (digestion selling) herbs.
He must also be given meals added with substances that are Pachana (carminative) and Dipana (digestive stimulants).
After elimination of morbid issues and stimulation of Agni (enzymes), it’s useful to manage oleation and fomentation therapies once more.
As well as, all of the sufferers affected by ailments attributable to Vayu is repeatedly given weight loss plan containing substances that are candy, bitter, saline and unctuous. All of them must also be handled with inhalation (Navana) and Dhumapana – smoking therapies.
Thus, the final line of remedy for Vata imbalance issues is defined. [83 ½ – ½ 89]

Particular remedy of Gata Vata

Therapy for particular Illnesses
Koshtagata Vata Chikitsa:
Therapy of Vata Situated in Gastro- intestinal Tract
If Vata is positioned within the Kostha (digestive tract), then
Kshara medicines akin to Yavakshara is run.
Mala Pachana – digestion and elimination of waste merchandise is completed with the assistance of medicines having – Pachana (carminative), Deepana (digestive) and bitter properties. [89 ½ – ½ 90]

Guda Pakvashayagata Vata:
If the vitiation Vayu is positioned within the anus or colon, then therapies prescribed for the remedy of Udavarta (upward motion of wind within the stomach) are for use. [90 ½]

Amashaya Gata Vata Chikitsa:
If the Vitiated Vayu is positioned in abdomen, then –
Shodhana – Vamana Virechana remedies are administered, primarily based on predominant Dosha. [1/2 91]

Sarvanga Vata Chikitsa:
If the entire physique is bothered by vitiated Vayu, then
Abhyanga – oil therapeutic massage and
Niruha and Anuvasana Basti are administered. [91 ½]

Twak Gata Vata Chikitsa:
If the vitiated Vayu is positioned in pores and skin, then
Sweda – fomentation,
Abhyanga – therapeutic massage and
Avagaha medicated tub
Hurdya Anna – meals pleasing to the center are administered. [1/2 92]

Rakta Gata Vata Chikitsa:
If the vitiated Vata is positioned within the blood, then
Sheeta Pradeha – coolant ointments
Vireka – purgation and
Rakta mokshana (blood-letting) therapies are administered. [92 ½]

Mamsa Medogata Vata Chikitsa:
If the vitiated Vata is positioned within the muscle and fats tissues, then
Vireka (purgation) and
Niruha Basti remedy
Shamana – Vata assuaging medicines are administered. [1/2 93]

Asthi Majjagata Vata Chikitsa:
If the vitiated Vayu is positioned within the bone and bone marrow, then
Bahya Abhyantara Sneha – inside and exterior oleation therapies are administered. [93 ½]

Shukragata Vata Chikitsa:
If the vitiated Vayu is positioned within the semen, then
Harsha Annapana – aphrodisiac meals and drinks are administered.
If there’s obstruction in then seminal channel, then Virechana – purgation remedy is run. After Virechana, the affected person is given meals, and thereafter, the sooner talked about therapies (for sexual pleasure and promotion of power in addition to semen) is run (Charaka Chikitsa -2nd chapter) [94- ½ 95]

Garbhagata Vata Chikitsa:
Therapy of fetal afflictions by Vayu:
If the fetus or the kid (after supply) will get emaciated by Vata Dosha, then
Milk is boiled with sugar sweet, Kashmarya – Gmelina arborea and Madhuka– Licorice is run for the restoration of regular progress. [95 ½ – ½ 96]

Hrudayagata Vata Chikitsa:
If the Vata is aggravated within the coronary heart, then milk boiled by including Amsumati (Shalaparni) is helpful. [96 ½]

Nabhigata Vata Chikitsa:
If Vayu is aggravated in umbilical area, then the affected person is given fish ready with slices of Bilva (bael).

Therapy of cramps and contractures

If there are cramps due to aggravated Vayu, then
Upanaha – scorching poultice [prepared of Vayu-alleviating herbs] is utilized everywhere in the physique.
If there are contractures due to Vata, then
Abhyanga with medicated oil or ghee ready with black gram and rock salt is completed.
Therapy of Vayu Situated in Arms, Head And many others:
If arms and head get bothered by aggravated Vayu, then
Nasya – nasal drops remedy with the medicated oil ready by boiling it with black gram and rock salt.
The identical medicated oil is run internally after the consumption of meals (Uttara Bhaktika).
If the stomach under the umbilical area is bothered by the aggravated Vayu, then the above talked about oil ready by boiling with Masha and rock-salt is used for medicated enema. This oil is given internally simply earlier than the consumption of meals (avapidaka). [98 ½ – ½ 99]

Ardita remedy

Therapy of Ardita (Facial Paralysis):
For the remedy of facial paralysis,
Navana – nourishing sort of nasal drops
Murdhni Taila – head is anointed with medicated oil.
Tarpana – nourishing remedy
Nadi Sveda (a kind of fomentation remedy) and
Upanaha (software of scorching ointment or poultice) ready with the meat of animals inhabiting marshy lands (Anupa) are helpful. [99 ½ – ½ 100]

Therapy of Ardhanga Vata (Hemiplegia):
Fomentation accompanied with oleation and purgation remedy is helpful for the remedy of hemiplegia. [100 ½]

Gridhrasi remedy

Therapy of Gridhrasi (Sciatica):
For sciatica, Siravyadha – venesection is carried out over the Antara Kandara Gulpha Sira – vein positioned between the tendo- Achilles and ankle joint (medical aspect).
The affected person is given
Basti – enema remedy and
Agni – cauterization therapies [3/4 101]

Khalli, Hanugraha remedy

Therapy of Khalli
For Khalli (twisting ache of the toes, calf areas, thighs and shoulders), scorching poultice ready of milk pudding, Krshara (a preparation of rice and pulses) and meat added with oil and ghee are useful. [101 ¼ – ½ 102]

Therapy of Hanu Graha (Lock Jaw)
In Lock-Jaw, if the mouth stays open, the mandibular joints is fomented (Swedana) thereafter, with the assistance of thumbs inserted into the mouth.
The mandibular joints is pressed, and with the assistance of index fingers (saved exterior) the mandibles and chin is elevated the dislocated mandibular bone will then slide into its regular place. If there’s stiffness of the mandibular joint, then it’s fomented, after which pressed downwards to make sure mobility of the joint. [102 ½ – 103]

Therapies for Hanu Graha:
Relying upon the placement of Vata (in abdomen and so on), tissue components vitiated by Vata and such different components (occlusion of Vata and so on) every affected person is given particular therapies. [1/2 104]

Vataroga Samanya Chikitsa Sutra

Common line of remedy for Vata imbalance issues:
Ghee, oil, muscle fats, marrow,
Swedana, Abhyanga (therapeutic massage) ,
Basti – medicated enema,
Residing in windless tempo, overlaying the physique with blankets, meat soup, various kinds of milk, meals substances that are candy, bitter and saline, and such different measures that are nourishing- all these are useful for the affected person affected by ailments attributable to the aggravated Vata. [104 ½ – ½ 106]

Meat soup, upanaha, snana, seka

Meat Soup for Vatika Illnesses
Soup of meat of head of a goat or meat of aquatic (ambuja), marshy land (Anupa) or carnivorous (Pishita) animals is ready individually by boiling it with the decoctions of
Bala – Nation mallow (root) or Pancha Mula or Dasha Mula.
These soups is added with fats (ghee), and sizzled with yogurt, bitter substances and Trikatu (Ginger, pepper and lengthy pepper fruit). Added with small portions of Salt, these soups are given to the affected person affected by ailments attributable to Vata. [106 ½ – ½ 108]

Upanaha – Sizzling Poultice
The above talked about sorts of meat is made free from bones, minimize into small items, steam- boiled and added with ghee, oil and bitter substances. These recipes are utilized within the type of scorching poultice for the remedy of ailments attributable to Vata Dosha. [108 ½- ½ 109]

Medicated Bathtub:
The affected person affected by Vataroga ought to take tub in a bath-tub full of the decoction of Vata-alleviating leaves, milk and oil. [109 ½]

Seka – Affusion:
For the affected person affected by Vatika ailments, affusion (dripping) after correct oleation is helpful. [1/2 110]

Nadi Sveda and Upanaha
In a pot, the meat of marshy land- inhabiting (Anupa) and aquatic animals (Varija), Dasha Mula, Satavari –Asparagus racemosus,
Kulattha – Horse gram,
Badara – Zizyphus jujuba,
Masha – Black gram
Tila – Sesame indicum,
Rasna (Vanda roxburghi / Pluchea lanceolata),
Yava – Barley (Hordeum vulgare) and
Bala – Sida cordifolia is cooked by including muscle fats, yogurt and bitter vinegar(Amla Aranala).
Nadi sveda is given with this decoction.
Upanaha (scorching poultice) is utilized with the paste of the above talked about substances. Medicated ghee and medicated oil ready by boiling with the above talked about substances could also be used for therapeutic massage and Pana (inside consumption). [110 ½- 112]

Recipes for Upanaha (scorching Poultice):
Musta-(Cyperus rotundus),
Kinva – bitter enzymes,
Kushta – Saussurea lappa,
Surahva – Devadaru, Salt and Nata (Valeriana wallicii) is cooled with yogurt, milk and 4 sorts of fats (oil, ghee, muscle fats and bone slim). This recipe is used as scorching poultice. [113]

Alepa, Pradeha

Software of Thick paste – Alepana
Utkarika (pan-cake), Veshavara(a kind of meat preparation with scorching spices), milk, Masha – black gram, , Tila – Sesame, boiled rice, seeds of castor, wheat, barley, Kola, Sthira , and so on. is added with fats, [and made to a paste] the doctor ought to apply a thick layer of this paste over the painful artwork of the physique at evening. It’s bandaged with castor leaves.
Within the subsequent morning, the bandage, together with the paste, is eliminated. Thereafter, the affected half is sprinkled with milk and after. Once more, through the day time, scorching poultice is utilized and bandaged by leather-based containing fur. This bandage [along with the paste] is eliminated at evening. [114-116]

Pradeha and Upanaha:
Oil bearing fruits (seeds) – akin to castor, sesame seeds, mustard seeds, is made to a paste by triturating them with bitter substances, and be allowed to chill down earlier than software. This paste is utilized within the type of a Pradeha (skinny poultice).
Vata balancing fragrant herbs like Aguru, cardamom, camphor and so on), milk pudding (Payasa) and Krishara (a preparation of rice and pulses is added with fats are utilized within the type of Upanaha (thick poultice).- these are used to arrange an ointment is utilized over affected space. [117- ½ 118]

Medicated ghee

Medicated Ghee for Vatika Illnesses:
For the remedy of various ailments attributable to Vayu alone, we will now describe preparations of medicated fats that are like Amruta – ambrosia:
In 1 Drona of water, 4 Palas of Dasha Mula, and 1 Prastha of every of Yava – Barley, Kola- ber and Kulattha – horsegram is boiled until 1/4th of after stays.
To this decoction, the paste of the herbs belonging to Jivaniya group, sugar, Kharjura – dates, Kashmarya – Gmelina arborea, Draksha – Raisin, Badara – Zizyphus jujuba and Phalgu – Bauhinia tomentosa is cooked.
This medicated ghee cures ailments attributable to Vayu alone (not related to different Doshas). This medicated ghee has no hostile results. It’s taken internally and used for therapeutic massage in addition to medicated enema. [118 ½ – ½ 122]

Chitrakadi ghrita, Bilva ghrita

Chitrakadi Ghrita for Vata roga:
Ghee cooked with the paste of Chitraka – Leadword – Plumbago zeylanica, nagara – Zingiber officinale, Rasna (Vanda roxburghi / Pluchea lanceolata), Puskara Mula, Pippali – Lengthy pepper fruit – Piper longum, and Sati – Hedychium spicatum cures Vata vyadhis. [122 ½ -1/2 123]

Bala-Bilva ghrita for Nasya:
Milk boiled by including Bala – Nation mallow (root) – Sida cordifolia and Bilva – Aegle marmelos. Ghrita Manda (higher A part of the ghee) is cooked by including this milk to it. 1 Sukti (1/2 Pala) or Prakuncha (1 Pala) of this medicated ghee is used for inhalation remedy which cures ailments attributable to the aggravated Vayu afflicting the pinnacle. [123 ½- ½ 124]

Medicated Bone Marrow

Bones of the domesticated (Gramya), Marshy-land (Anupa) and aquatic animals is crushed and cooked by including Dashamoola Kashaya the paste of
Jivaka – Malaxis acuminata,
Rishabhaka – Manilkara hexandra,
Asphota – Jasminum angustifolium,
Vidari (Ipomoea paniculata / Pueraria tuberosa),
Kapikacchu – Mucuna pruriens, group of Vata-alleviating herbs (vide Vimanasthana eighth chapter) and jeevaneeya gana herbs, and double the amount of milk.
This medicated enema, and brought internally which instantaneously cures ailments of vessels, joints, bone and gastro intestinal tract attributable to their affliction with aggravated Vata.
This medicated bone marrow ought to is used for
Nasya – inhalation,
Abhyanga – therapeutic massage and
Basti – medicated enema, and
Taken internally which instantaneously cures ailments of vessels, joints, bone and gastro inside tract attributable to their affliction with aggravated Vata.
Within the sufferers having diminished bone slim, semen and Ojas (elan Vitae), this recipe promotes power and nourishment like ambrosia. [123 -127]

Medicated Vasa

Siddha Vasa – medicated muscle fats
In the identical, above methodology, the Vasa – muscle fats of Nakra – crocodile, fish, tortoise and owl are cooked and used for Nasya and oral administration. [128]

Maha Sneha

Maha sneha – mixture of medicated oil, fats, ghee and bone marrow.


In 1 Drona of water,
1 Prastha of Triphala,
2 Kudavas of Kulattha – horse gram,
5 Palas of every of bark of Krishna Gandha (sobhanjana) and Adhaki,
2 Palas of every Rasna and Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica , and
1 Pala of Dashamula is cooked until 1/4th after stays to this decoction,
1 prastha of every of Sura (alcohol), Aranala (preparation of bitter gruel), bitter Yoghurt, Sauviraka (Vinegar), Tushodaka (a bitter preparation of paddy),
juice of Kola, Dadima – Pomegranate and
oil, muscle fats, ghee, bone marrow and milk,
and the paste of 6 palas of herbs of Jeevaniya group is added and correctly cooked.
This Maha Sneha (Preparation of ghee, oil, muscle fats and bone marrow taken collectively) is used for therapeutic massage which cures ailments attributable to the affliction of Vessels, bones and bone marrow by aggravated Vata, Sarvanga roga. Ekanga roga, tremors, convulsions and colic ache. [129 ½ – ½ 134]

Nirgundi Taila

Oil is cooked by including equal portions of –
juice of the roots and leaves of Nirgundi (Vitex negundo).
Oral administration of this taila and therapeutic massage and as ear drops is helpful in fistua, Kushta – pores and skin ailments, ailments attributable to Vata, Scabies and Apachi (adenitis within the submandibular and axillary areas). 134 ½ – 135]
Oil cooked with the decoction of cotton seed and Kulattha cures ailments attributable to the aggravated Vata. [½ 136]

Mulaka Taila

1 Prastha of the juice of Mulaka – radish and
1 prastha of milk is added with 1 Prastha of Yogurt and saved for 3 days.
One Prastha of oil is ready by including 3 prasthas of this bitter preparation, and the fantastic paste of 1 Pala of every of
Yashtimadhu – Glycyhrriza glabra, Sugar, Rasna (Vanda roxburghi / Pluchea lanceolata), Salt, recent ginger (Ardraka) and dry ginger.
This medicated oil taken internally, and used for therapeutic massage to deal with Vata issues. [136 ½- ½ 138]

Panchamuladi taila

Within the decoction of Pancha Mula many-years-old pinyaka (oil cake of paste of seed from which oil has been extracted) is cooked and the decoction is strained.
On this decoction, 1 Prastha of oil is cooked by including 8 occasions of milk. This medicated oil cures all of the Vatik ailments.This oil is very helpful when Vayu is related to vitiated Kapha to provide the ailment. [138 ½ – ½ 140]

Yava Koladi taila

1 Anjali of every of Yava – Barley (Hordeum vulgare), Kola- ber, Kulattha – horse gram, Sreyasi (Gaja pippali), dry Radish – Raphanus sativus and Bilva – Aegle marmelos is cooked by including bitter liquids (like bitter gruel and curd) when this decoction, oil is cooked by including the paste of bitter fruits (like pomegranate, and so on) and pungent substances. This medicated oil, whereas cool, is used for the remedy of sufferers affected by critical sorts of Vatika ailments. [140 ½ – ½ 142]

Sahachara Taila

Now hearken to the outline of different sorts of medicated oil helpful for the remedy of all styles of Vatika ailments. These oils can be utilized in 4 totally different modes (viz., oral consumption, therapeutic massage, nasya and enema).
They promote longevity, power and completion they remedy morbidities of menstruations (ovulation) and semen, and assist in the procreation of offspring’s these are innocent, therapeutically efficient and alleviators of all of the [3] Doshas.
1 Adhaka of oil is cooked by including the decoction of 1 Tula of complete plant of Sahachara, the paste of 10 Palas of the foundation of Sahachar and 4 Adhakas of milk after the oil is cooked, 18 palas of sugar-powder is added to it by the doctor. This medicated oil is helpful for critical sorts of Vatika ailments. [142 ½- ½ 146]

Svadamshtradi Taila

1 Prastha of oil is cooked by including 2 Prasthas of every of the juice (decoction) of Svadamstra – Tribulus and milk, 6 palas of Sringavera- recent ginger, and eight palas of Jaggery.
This medicated oil can be utilized for the sorts of Vatika ailments when the oil is digested after its consumption, the affected person is given Peya (skinny gruel) reared by including milk. [146 ½ – ½ 148]

Baladi taila

100 Adhakas of water is boiled by including 100 palas of
Bala – Nation mallow (root) – Sida cordifolia, 25 Palas of guduchi – Tinospora cordifolia and 12 ½ Palas of Rasna (Vanda roxburghi / Pluchea lanceolata) until 1/tenth (ten Adhakas) of water stays.
1 Adhaka of oil is cooked by including the above talked about decoction, 10 Adhakas of every of
sugar- cane juice and
5 Adhakas of goat milk, and the paste of 1 pala of every of
Sati – Hedychium spicatum,
Devadaru (Cedrus deodara),
Ela (Elettaria cardamomum Maton) ,
Manjistha – Rubia cordifolia,
Aguru – Aquallaria agallocha,
Chandana (Sandalwood – Santalum album),
Padmaka – Prunus cerasoides,
Ativisa – Aconitum heterophyllum,
Musta (Cyperus rotundus),
Suraparni (Masa parni – Teramnus labialis and mudga Parni – Phaseolus trilobus),
Harenu – Pisum sativum,
Yasti Madhu – Glycyhrrhiza glabra,
Surasa – Cinnamonum zeylanica,
Vyaghra Nakha – Capparis zeylanica,
Rishabhaka – Manilkara hexandra,
Jivaka – Malaxis acuminata,
Juice of Palasa – Butea monosperma,
Kasturi, Nalika, JatiKosa (Mace),
Sprikka, Kunkuma, Shaileya,
Jatiphala – Myristica fragrans,
Katu Phala(Lata Kasturi),
Ambu – pavonia odorata Willd. (Netra Bala – Nation mallow (root) – Sida cordifolia),
Tvak – cinnamon
Kunduru – Cassia fistula
Karura, Turaska (Silhaka),
Lavanga – Syzygium aromaticum,
Nakha (Svalpa Nakhi), Kakkola,
Kushta – Saussurea lappa,
priyangu—Callicarpa macrophylla,
Sthauneya – Clerodendrum viscosum,
Tagara – Valerian walichii,
Dhyama – Cymbopogon martinii,
Vaca (Acorus calamus Linn.),
leaves of madana – Randia dumetorum and
Naga Kesara – Mesua ferrea.
When the oil is absolutely cooked, the container (oil an) is taken out of the hearth, and the oil is added with Patra Kalka (Paste of fragrant herbs) and filtered.

Shvasa – Bronchial bronchial asthma,
Kasa – bronchitis,
Jwara – fever,
Hikka – hiccup,
Chardi – vomiting,
Gulma (Phantom tumor),
Sosha – consumption,
Pliha – splenic issues,
epilepsy and
This referred to as BalaTaila which is the most effective for curing Vatika ailments. This recipe was taught to Agnivesha by his preceptor Krsnatreya.
Thus, ends the outline of Bala Taila. [148 ½ – ½ 157]

Amrtadya Taila

Components and Methodology:
8 Dronas of water is boiled by including
5 Tulas of Amrta (Guduchi – Tonospora cordifolia) until 1/4th of water stays.
2 Adhakas of oil is cooked by including this decoction ,
2 Dronas of milk and the paste of 1 Karsa of every of
ela (brhadela) – Elattaria cardamum
Mamsi – Nardostachys jatamamsi,
Nata (Valeriana wallicii),
Ushira – Vetiver – Vetiveria zizanioides,
Sariva – Indian Sarsaparilla – Hemidesmus indicus,
kustha – Saussera lappa,
Chandana (Sandalwood – Santalum album),
Bala – Nation mallow (root) – Sida cordifolia,
Tamalaki – Phyllanthus niruri,
Meda – Polygonatum cirrhifolium,
Satapuspa – Anethum sowa,
Jivaka – Malaxis acuminata,
Kakoli – Fritillaria roylei,
Ksira Kakoli – Fritillaria roylei,
Atibala – Abutilon indicum,
maha sravani, (maha Munditika),
Jivanti – Leptadenia reticulata,
Vidari (Ipomoea paniculata / Pueraria tuberosa),
Kapikacchu – Mucuna pruriens
Satavari – Asparagus racemosus
Mahameda – Polygonatum verticillatum,
Harenu – Pisum sativum
Vacha – Acorus calamus
Goksuraka – Tribulus terrestris
Eranda – Ricinus communis
Rasna (Vanda roxburghi / Pluchea lanceolata)
Kala (Kalanusariva)
Sahacara – Casearis esculanta
Sallaki – Boswellia serrate
Musta (Cyperus rotundus),
Tvak – cinnamon
Patra – Cinnamomum tamala,
Rishabhaka – Manilkara hexandra,
Sprkka and
TriDashahva(deva Daru – Cedrus deodara)
3 Karsas of Manjistha –Rubia cordifolia and
8 palas of Madhuka– Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra (yasti Madhu)
This medicated oil trigger’s restoration of regular well being of sufferers has much less of efficiency, much less of digestion, much less of power, much less of efficiency, much less energy of digestion, much less of power, much less of intelligence, and people affected by madness, melancholy (Arati), and epilepsy. It’s the foremost among the many medicated oils used for curing Vatika ailments. That is referred to as Amrta Taila which is held in excessive esteem by physicians. It was propounded by the preceptor Krsnatreya.
Thus ends description of Amrtadya Taila. [157 ½ – 164]

Rasna Taila

1 Drona of oil is cooked by including the decoction of 1000 Palas of Rasna (Vanda roxburghi / Pluchea lanceolata), and the paste of fragrant herbs accessible within the Himalayas (like Aguru – Aquallaria agallocha, Kushta – Saussurea lappa and Ksemaka) and Ela (Elettaria cardamomum Maton) , and so on. this medicated oil cures Vatika ailments.
Following the above talked about process, medicated oil is ready of Ashwagandha – Winter Cherry / Indian ginseng (root) or Prasarani – Paederia foetida or 2 sorts of Bala – Nation mallow (root) – Sida cordifolia.
Equally, medicated oil will be ready of Bala – Nation mallow (root) – Sida cordifolia, Prasarani – Paedaria foetida and Ashwagandha – Withania somnifera separetely by including the decoction and Paste of those herbs together with milk.
Thus, ends the outline of Rasna Taila. [165- 166]

Mulakadya Taila

Components and Methodology of getting ready:
Juice of Mulaka – Raphanus sativus,
Ksiram – milk,
Tailam -oil,
Dadhi – curd and
bitter Kanji (a preparation of bitter gruel) taken in equal portions is cooked by including the paste of
bala – Sida cordifolia,
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica,
saindhava – rock salt
Pippali – Lengthy pepper fruit – Piper longum,
Ativisa – Aconitum heterophyllum,
Rasna (Vanda roxburghi / Pluchea lanceolata),
Cavika –Piper chaba,
Aguru – Aquallaria agallocha,
Sigru – Moringa oleifera,
Bhallataka (Semecarpus anacardium Linn.),
Vaca (Acorus calamus Linn.),
Kushta – Saussurea lappa,
Svadamstra – Tribulus terrestris
Visva Bhesaja,
Puskara Mula – Inula racemosa ,
Sati – Hedychium spicatum,
Bilva – Aegle marmelos,
Nata (Valeriana wallicii) and
Deva daru – Cedrus deodara.
Inner consumption of this medicated oil cures even critical sorts of Vatika ailments. Thus, ends the outline of Mulakadya Taila. [167- 169]

Vrusgamuladi Taila

One Adhaka of oil is cooked by including the decoction of 200 Palas of every of the foundation of Vasaka –Adhatoda vasaka and Guduchi – Tinospora cordifolia, and 100 palas of Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica and Ashwagandha – Withania somnifera (taken collectively), and milk this medicated oil is used for the remedy of bone fracture and osteoporosis attributable to Vayu
If this medicated oil is cooked by including the Paste of substances talked about in reference to the medicated oils described earlier than, then it turns into very efficient
Thus, ends the descriptions of Vrsa Mulakadya Taila [170-171]

Moolaka Taila

Decoction is ready of 10 Palas of every of the (root of)
Rasna (Vanda roxburghi / Pluchea lanceolata),
Sirisha (Albizzi lebbeck Benth.),
Yasti Madhu – Glycyhrrhiza glabra
Sunthi – Zingiber officnale
Sahacara – Barleria prionitis
Amrta – Tinospora cordifolia
Syonaka – Orchis mascula
Deva daru – Cedrus deodara
Haya Gandha(Asvagandha – Withania somnifera)and
Tri Kantaka – Tribulus terrestris
1 prastha of oil is cooked by including this decoction, 1 Prastha of every of Yogurt, Aranala (bitter gruel), decoction of Masa, juice of radish and sugar-cane juice, and [the paste of] 1 Karsa of every of Sarva Gandha (group of fragrant herbs).
This medicated oil cures
Pliha (splenic issues),
Mutra krchrra – retention of urine,
Shvasa – bronchial asthma,
Kasa – bronchitis, and
ailments attributable to Vayu
That is referred to as Mulaka Taila. It promotes complexion, longevity and power.
Thus, ends the descriptions of Mulaka Taila [172-175]

Yavadi taila

Oil is cooked with the decoction of Yava – Barley (Hordeum vulgare), Kola, Kulattha –horse gram, fish, Sigru – Moringa oliefera, Bilva – Aegle marmelos and radish by including yogurt and milk. The doctor ought to administer this medicated oil for the remedy of all Vatika ailments.
These medicated oils is run internally after the purificatory tub on the cessation of menstruation, by ingesting these medicated oils, even a sterile girl turns into able to giving start to a son [176-178]

Agurvadi Taila

Agurvadya Taila described for the remedy of Sita – white number of Cynodon dactylon-Jvara or chilly fever (vide Chikitsa 3: 267) is cooked 100 of occasions (through the use of the identical ingredient and similar methodology) this medicated oil cures Vatika ailments.
Medicated oils to be described within the subsequent chapter coping with the remedy of Vayu Rakta or gout (vide Chikitsa 29: 88-129) can also be used for the alleviation of Vayu by a doctor desirous {of professional} excellence. [179-180]

Significance of Oil in curing Vatika ailments
There isn’t a remedy which excels oil in curing Vatika ailments due to its Vyavayi (which pervades the physique earlier than going by the Strategy of digestion), scorching heavy and unctuous properties. When cooked or processed with different herbs, it turns into extra highly effective therapeutically.
Subsequently, oil is cooked for 100 and 1000 occasions with the group of herbs which all alleviate Vayu. Such medicated oils remedy ailments positioned within the minutest channels of the physique rapidly. [181-182]

Therapy of ailments attributable to Vayu in affiliation with different Doshas:
All the final therapies described above (for the remedy of ailments attributable to Vata alone) are additionally helpful when Vata is related to different Doshas, and particularly when it’s occluded by Pitta, and so on., within the channels of circulation [183]

Pittavrita Vata remedy

Therapy of Pittavruta Vata (Vata Occluded by Pitta)
If the ailment is attributable to the aggravated Vayu occluded by Pitta, then the affected person is specifically given cooling and heating therapies alternatively administration of Jeevaniya Ghrita (ghee cooked by including Jivaniya group of herbs).
The affected person is given the meat of animals inhabiting arid one, barley and Shali sort of rice as meals. He’s give Yapana Basti, Ksira Basti (2 sorts of medicated enema to be described later- vide Siddhi 12: 16), purgation remedy and milk boiled by including Pancha Mula in addition to Bala – Nation mallow (root) – Sida cordifolia to drink.
His physique is sprinkled with the oil, ghee or milk boiled by including the decoction of Yasti Madhu, Bala – Nation mallow (root) – Sida cordifolia or Pancha Mula, or by easy chilly water. [184- 186]
Associated: Learn how to steadiness Vata and Pitta Dosha

Kaphavrita Vata remedy

Therapy of Vata Occluded by Kapha:
If the ailment is attributable to the occlusion of Vayu by Kapha then the affected person is given barley and meat of the animals in addition to birds inhabiting arid one as meals.
He’s given robust Swedana (fomentation), Niruha Basti and Vamana in addition to Virechana therapies. Previous ghee, sesame oil and mustard oil are helpful on this situation. [187- ½ 188]
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Affiliation of Kapha and Pitta:
If Kapha and Pitta each are related to Vata to trigger the illness, then to start with, therapies is given for the alleviation of Pitta [and Kapha is subdued latter]. [188 ½]

Therapy of Vata Related to Kapha and Pitta:
If the aggravated Vata, in affiliation with Kapha will get positioned within the abdomen, then the affected person is given emetic remedy.
If they’re positioned within the colon, then the affected person is given purgation remedy.
If Vata, in affiliation with Pitta, pervades your entire physique (together with the abdomen and colon), then additionally purgation remedy is given.
If Kapha liquefied by fomentation remedy will get positioned within the colon or if the indicators and signs of Pitta are manifested, then each these morbidities are to be eradicated by enema remedy.
If Vata is related to Kapha, then Niruha sort of medicated enema is run with a recipe added with cow’s urine.
If Vayu is related to Pitta, then Niruha Basti is run with a recipe added with milk.
To such a affected person (Vayu related to Pitta), Anuvasana Basti ready by boiling with the group of candy herbs is used.
If Vayu related to Kapha will get positioned within the head, then the affected person is given Dhuma (fumigation remedy) and inhalation therapies
If after the elimination of Pitta and Kapha, the residual Vayu will get positioned within the channels of the chest, then therapies prescribed for Vayu alone is run [189- ½ 194]

Raktavrita, Amavata Chikitsa

If Vata is occluded by Rakta (blood), then the therapies prescribed for the remedy of vata Rakta or gout (within the subsequent chapter) are to be administered. [194 ½]

Amavata Chikitsa: Therapy of Vata Related to Ama:
If Vata is related to Ama (raw product of digestion and metabolism), then therapies prescribed for Prameha (obstinate urinary issues together with diabetes), Vatika issues and adiposity are to be administered. [1/2 195]

Mamsa, Majja Sukravrita Vata remedy

Therapy of Mamsavruta Vata Dosha – Vata Occluded by Muscle tissue:
If Vayu is occluded by Mamsa (muscle tissue), then fomentation, therapeutic massage, meat-soup, milk and fats are helpful [195]

Occlusion of Vayu by Bone marrow and Semen:
If Vayu is occluded by bone and bone marrow, then the affected person is given Maha Sneha (vide description in verse nos. [129 ½ – 133]
If Vayu is positioned by semen, then the therapies prescribed earlier for the remedy of affliction of semen by Vayu (vide verse no. 94) Is given [½ 196]

Anna, Mutra, Pureeshavrita Vata remedy

Occlusion of Vayu by Meals:
If Vayu is positioned by meals, then emesis, Pachana (carminative) Dipana (digestive Stimulant) and light-weight weight loss plan is given. [196 ½]

Occlusion of Vayu by Urine:
If Vata is occluded by urine then diuretics, fomentation and Uttara Basti (urethral Douches) is given. [½ 197]

Occlusion of Vata by Feces:
If Vata is occluded by feces, then castor oil and oleation remedy as indicated for Udavarta (upward motion of wind within the stomach – vide Chikitsa 26: 11-44) is given. [197 ½]

Therapy of Doshas Situated in Their Personal Habitat:
A morbid Dosha positioned in its personal habitat turns into extra highly effective. Subsequently, to begin with such Doshas is subdued by the administration of applicable therapies like emesis, purgation, medicated enema and alleviation therapies.
Thus, ends the remedy of ailments attributable to Vata being occluded by Pitta, and so on. [198- ½ 199]

Mutual occlusion of Vata subtypes

Mutual Occlusion of 5 Types of Vata:
The indicators and signs of the mutual occlusion of 5 styles of Vata shall be described hereafter in extensor in addition to briefly. O! Sinless one (addressed to the disciple Agnivesha), Hear to those descriptions.
Prana Vata occludes different 4 styles of Vayu, Viz.., Udana Vayu, and so on.., and so they in flip occlude Prana Vayu. These 4 sorts of Vayu (viz. Udana, Samana, Vyana and Apana) additionally occlude one another. These 5 sorts of Vayu, when aggravated occlude one another, thus leading to 20 sorts of occlusion. The doctor ought to correctly perceive these circumstances. [199 ½ – ½ 202]

Pranavrita Vyana vata –
Indicators and remedy of Vyana Vayu Occluded by Prana Vayu:
If Vyana Vayu is occluded by Prana Vayu, then there shall be lack of the features of all of the senses, and there shall be lack of reminiscence in addition to power. This situation is handled by the administration of therapies prescribed for supra clavicular ailments. [202 ½ – ½ 203]

Vyanavrita Prana –
Indicators and Therapy of Prana Vayu Occluded by Vyana Vayu:
If Prana Vayu is occluded by Vyana Vayu, then there shall be
Ati sveda – extreme sweating,
Loma harsha – horripilation,
Tvak dosha – skin- ailments and
Supta gatrata – Numbness within the physique.
To such sufferers, purgation remedy with medicated oil is run. [203 ½- ½ 204]

Pranavrita Samana Vata:
Indicators and remedy of Samana Vayu Occluded by PranaVata

If Samana Vata is occluded by Prana Vata, then there shall be in another way in speech, slurring speech and even dumbness.
For such sufferers, Yapana Basti (a kind of medicated enema) and administration of medicated fats in 4 other ways are useful. [204 ½- ½ 205]

Samanavrita Apana –
Indicators and Therapy of Apana Vayu Occluded by Samana Vayu:
If Apana Vayu is occluded by Samana Vayu, then there shall be ailments of
Grahani (duodenum),
Parshva hrud gadah – sides of the chest and coronary heart, and
Aamshaya shoolam – colic Ache within the abdomen.
To such sufferers, Dipana Sarpis (medicated ghee ready by boiling it with digestive stimulants) is given [205 ½ – ½ 206]

Pranavrita Udana:                                                                                               Indicators and Therapy of Udana Vata occluded by Prana Vata:
If Udana Vata is positioned by Prana Vata, then there shall be
Shiro graha – stiffness of the pinnacle,
Pratishyaya – rhinitis,
Nihshvasa ucchshvasa – obstruction to inspiration and expiration,
Hrud roga – heart- ailments and
Mukha sosha – dryness of the mouth.
For such sufferers prescribed for the remedy of the ailments of head and neck is given, and the affected person is comforted [206 ½ – 207]

Udanavrita Prana:                                                                                                   Indicators and Therapy of Prana Vayu Occluded by Udana Vayu:
If Prana Vayu is occluded by Udana Vata, then there shall be lack of the features (of Completely different components of the physique). Ojas (important essence), power and complexion, there might even be the dying of the affected person. He’s slowly sprinkled with chilly water, consoled and comforted. [208- ½ 209]

Udanavrita Apana:                                                                                                   Indicators and Therapy of Apana Occluded By Udana Vata:
If Apana Vayu is occluded by Udana Vata, then there shall be vomiting and ailments like Bronchial asthma. To such sufferers, medicated enema and such meals that will trigger downward motion of Vata is given. [209 ½ – ½ 210]

Apanavrita udana:                                                                                               Indicators and remedy of Udana Vata Occluded by Apana Vayu
If Udana Vata is occluded by Apana Vata, then there’ll be-
Moho – unconsciousness
Alpa agni – suppression of the ability of digestion and
Atisara – diarrhea.
To such sufferers, emetic remedy, digestive stimulants and astringent substances are giving for the downward motion of the wind within the abdomen. [210 ½ – ½ 211]

Vyanavrita Apana:                                                                                                        Indicators and Therapy of Apana Vata Occluded by Vyana Vata:
If Apana Vata is occluded by Vyana Vata, then there shall be
Vamya – vomiting
Aadhmana – belly distension
Udavarta – upward motion of Vata
Gulma – phantom tumor and
Parikartika – sawing ache within the stomach [211 ½ – ½ 212]

Apanavrita Vyana: Indicators and Therapy of Vyana Vata Occluded By Apana Vata
If Vyana Vata is occluded by Apana Vayu, then there shall be extreme discharge of stool, urine and semen
For such sufferers, all sorts of astringents are given. [212 ½- ½ 213]

Samanavrita Vyana:                                                                                                    Indicators and Therapy of Vyana Vayu Occluded by Samana Vata:
If Vayu –Vata is occluded by Apana Vata, then there shall be extreme discharge of stool, urine and semen
For such sufferers, all sorts of astringent therapies are given. [213 ½ – ½ 214]

Udanavrita Vyana:                                                                                                  Indicators and remedy of Vyana Vata Occluded by Udana Vata
If Vyana Vata is occluded by Udana Vayu, then there shall be
Stabdhata – stiffness,
Alpa agni – much less of Agni (digestive enzymes),
Alpa sweda – much less of sweating,
Alpa chesta – lack of efforts and
Nirmilinam – closure of the eyes
To such sufferers, healthful and light-weight weight loss plan is given in restricted amount. [214 ½ – ½ 215]

Results of Occlusion

Thus, mutual occlusions of 5 sorts of Vata is identified from their indicators and signs within the occasion of such an occlusion, there’s both improve or decreases in occlusion, there’s both improve or lower of the features (actions) of the actual sort of Vayu.
These 8 sorts of occlusion together with their indicators and remedy are described for the correct understanding of clever physicians. [215 ½ – ½ 217]

Remaining Twelve Kinds of Occlusions:
After analyzing the areas and improve in addition to lower of the features, the remaining 12 sorts of occlusions are ascertained. For his or her remedy, therapeutic massage, ingesting of unctuous potions, medicated enema, and so on., is used of their entirety. Cold and warm therapies are administered to such sufferers alternatively. [217 ½ – ½ 219]

Line of remedy

Common line of remedy of 5 sorts of Vata Dosha:
For the morbidity of Udana Vata, upward transferring remedy (emesis) is run.
For the morbidity of Apana Vata, downward transferring remedy (purgation and medicated enema) is employed.
For the morbidity of Samana Vata, the remedy which causes stability within the stomach (by alleviation) is used.
For the morbidity of Vyana Vata, all of the above talked about 3 classes of therapies is employed.
Prana Vata is extra essential than these 4 sorts of Vata; therefore it’s protected with precedence. Its state of equilibrium helps within the sustence of life.
These Vayus, when occluded, go Astray (transfer in several channels). There fore, they’re dropped at their very own habitat. [219 ½ – ½ 221]

Occlusion of Prana Vata by Pitta:
If Prana Vayu is occluded by Pitta, then this offers rise to
Murcha – fainting
Daha – burning sensation
Bhrama – giddiness
Shoola – colic ache
Vidaha – indigestion,
Sheeta kamita – want for chilly issues and
Vidagdha chardana – vomiting of undigested meals. [221 ½ – ½ 222]

Occlusion of Prana Vayu by Kapha:
If Prana Vayu is occluded by Kapha, then there shall be
Sthivanam – extreme spitting of Saliva
Kshavathu – sneezing
Udgara – eructation
Nihshvasa ucchvasa nigraha – obstruction to inspiration and expiration,
Aruchi – anorexia and
Chardi – vomiting [222 ½- ½ 223]

Occlusion of Udana Vata by Pitta
If Udana Vayu is occluded by Pitta, then there shall be fainting and so on, (was described in verse no 221 ½ above), burning sensation within the umbilical area and chest, exhaustion, lack of Ojas (important essence) and prostration. [223 ½ – ½ 224]

Occlusion of Udana Vata by Kapha:
If Udana Vayu is occluded by Kapha, then there shall be
Vaivarnyam – discoloration of the pores and skin,
Vak svara graha – obstruction to speech and voice,
Daurbala – weak spot and
Guru gatratva – heaviness of the physique and
Aruchi – anorexia.

Occlusion of Samana Vata by Pitta:
If Samana Vata is occluded by Pitta, then there shall be
Ati sveda – extreme sweating
Ati trsha – thirst,
Daha – burning sensation
Murchha – fainting,
Aruchi – anorexia and
lack of body- warmth. [225 ½ – ½ 226]

Occlusion of Samana Vayu by Kapha:
If Samana Vayu will get occlude by Kapha, then there shall be
Asveda – absence of sweating
Vahni mandya – suppression of the ability of digestion
Loma harsha – horriplation and
Ati shitata – feeling of extreme chilly within the physique. [226 ½ – 227]

Obstruction of Vyana Vayu by Pitta
If Vyana Vata is occluded by Pitta, then there’s
Sarvanga daha – burning sensation everywhere in the physique,
Klamah – exhaustion and
Gatra vikshepa – arrest of the mobility in several components of the physique accompanied with burning sensation and ache. [227 ½ – ½ 228]

Obstruction of Vyana Vata by Kapha:
If Vyana Vayu is positioned by Pitta, then there’s
Guru gatra – heaviness everywhere in the physique and
arrest of the mobility in several components of the physique accompanied with burning sensation and ache.[228 ½- ½ 229]

Occlusion of Apana Vayu by Pitta:
If Apana Vayu is occluded by Pitta, then there’s yellow coloration of the urine and stool, sensation of coronary heart within the anus and phallus, and menorrhagia. [229 ½- ½ 230]
Occlusion of Apana Vayu by Kapha
If Apana Vata is occluded by Kapha, then the affected person will void stool which is unfastened, combined with Ama (mucus or undigested meals) and heavy.There shall be Kaphaja Meha (obstinate urinary issues attributable to Kapha). [230 ½ – ½ 231]

Occlusion by Each Pitta and Kapha:
When any one in all these styles of Vata is occluded by each Pitta and Kapha collectively, then the smart doctor ought to confirm this situation from the indicators and signs of each Pitta and Kapha as described earlier than. [231 ½ -1/2 232]

Location of Pitta and Kapha within the Habitat of Vata:
If Pitta and Kapha get positioned within the habitats of Vata, then this causes manifestation of assorted issues, attribute of every one or each of them. [232 ½ – ½ 233]

Avarana Upashaya

Prognosis of Occlusions: Avarana Upashaya:
Knowledgeable physicians view the obstruction (occlusion) of Prana Vata and Udana Vata by each Kapha and Pitta as a critical situation. Subsequently, these occlusions result in lack of life and vitality.
If undiagnosed or if identified appropriately however not handled correctly or if the remedy is uncared for for greater than a 12 months, then all these illnesses turns into incurable or tough of remedy. [233 ½- ½ 236]

Avarana problems

Problems of Avarana – Occlusion:
Neglect of those occlusions results in problems like
Hrud roga – coronary heart illness
Vidradhi – abscesses
Pliha – splenic issues
Gulma (phantom tumor) and
Atisara – diarrhea.
Subsequently, the doctor ought to correctly study and confirm the occlusion of those 5 Types of Vayu by different styles of Vayu, Pitta and Kapha. [236 ½- ½ 238]

Avarana Chikitsa Sutra

Avarana Chikitsa Sutra: Line of Therapy of Occlusion:
After correct examination, the affected person is handled with therapies that are Anabhisyandi (don’t trigger obstruction to the channels of circulation), that are unctuous and which assist in the cleaning of the channels of circulation.
If Vayu is occluded in all its areas, then immediate administration of therapies which aren’t antagonistic of Kapha and Pitta, however which causes downward motion of Vata is useful.
Yapana Basti ready of candy herbs accompanied with Anuvasana sort of medicated enema is mostly helpful. If the affected person is powerful, then delicate laxative is useful.
Administration of all sorts of rejuvating recipes, Shilajatu and Guggulu (Commifora mukul Engl.) together with milk is helpful on this ailment.
The affected person ought to take Chyavana Prasa (described in Chikitsa 1:1:62-74) ready with 100 Palas of Sugar, commonly together with milk as meals.
If the occlusion happens as a result of Apana Vata, then all therapies that are stimulant of digestion, that are astringent, which trigger downward motion of Vata, and which cleanse the colon are given.
Thus, briefly, the remedy of assorted sorts of occlusions by Prana Vayu, and so on. is described. The doctor himself ought to use his personal discretion to seek out out the small print of the related therapeutic measures.
If there’s occlusion of Vata by Pitta, then remedy which alleviates Pitta doesn’t work towards Vayu. If the occlusion of vayu by Kapha takes place, then therapies which alleviate Kapha and one which trigger downward motion of Vata is run. [238 ½ -245]

Want for Correct Examination

Because the actions of the wind, solar and moon within the macrocosm are tough of comprehension, equally, the actions of Vata, Pitta and Kapha within the physique (microcosm) are tough to establish.
The doctor, who after ascertaining the states of diminution, aggravation, equilibrium and occlusion of those Doshas, administers [appropriate] therapies, by no means fails to achieve success in his efforts. [246-247]


On this chapter, in view of contextual property, the next features of the sustainer of life, i.e Vata with its 5 varieties are described:
The areas and features
Reason for their aggravation
The ailments induced in dwelling beings by these aggravated styles of Vata in their very own areas or in different areas, and whereas being occluded or in any other case (not being occluded) and
Particulars of the therapeutic measures for the remedy of those ailments.
For the remedy of those ailments, the doctor ought to administer applicable therapies guided by the outline in ayurvedic scriptures after analyzing the habitat, wholesomeness, seasonal results and the power of the affected person. [248-249]

Thus, ends the twenty eighth chapter coping with the “Therapy of Vatika Illnesses” within the Chikitsa part of the textual content by Agnivesha, redacted by Charaka and supplemented by Dridhabala.

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