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Effect of rasayana therapy on ageing: an Ayurvedic perspective

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R. D. H. Kulatunga

Department of Kayachikitsa, LK
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Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya
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Ageing is a multidimensional process of physical, psychological and social change. Ayurveda Rasayana therapy has given powerful contribution to overcome age related disorders and act essentially on nutrition dynamics and rejuvenate the body and the mind. The present study has been carried out to assess the effect of Guduchyadi Rasayana on Agnibala , Dehabala5 and Sattvabala on elderly individuals. 138 patients were registered to the study and divided in to two groups. The drugs were prepared as granules form and administered three times per day and continued for three months. Result of the study revealed that the trial group obtained statistically significant improvement in the signs and symptoms of Agnibala, Dehabala and Sattvabala on elderly individuals.

 

Sri Lanka Journal of Advanced Social Studies, 2013; Vol 3(1); Page 101-116

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sljass.v3i1.7130
DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljass.v3i1.7130
How to Cite: Kulatunga, R.D.H., (2014). Effect of rasayana therapy on ageing: an Ayurvedic perspective. Sri Lanka Journal of Advanced Social Studies. 3(1), pp.101–116. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljass.v3i1.7130
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Published on 03 Jul 2014.
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