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Asthang Ayurveda

The term Asthang Ayurveda is used for the common noun for eight branches of Ayurveda. due to the vastness and varieties of diseases Ayurvedic scientists divided the whole Ayurvedic system of medicine into eight branches for efficient and error-free treatment.

1.Kayachikitsa (General Medicine)

Describes ailments of adults not treated by other branches of Ayurveda. Hence known as General Medicine.

2.Balachikitsa (Paediatrics)

This branch deals with the prenatal and postnatal baby care as well as the care of a woman before and during pregnancy. It also elaborates various diseases of children and their treatments.

3.Graha Chikitsa (Psychiatry) The study of mental diseases and their treatments. Treatment methods include medicines, diet regulation and yogic methods for treatment of mental diseases and improving psychic power. 4.Salakya Chikitsa (ENT and Cephalic Diseases) This branch deals with the diseases of ear, nose, throat and head and their treatments including special techniques for curing these diseases. 5.Salya Chikitsa (Surgery) Maharishi 'Sushrutha' is the first surgeon who is also the author of Salya Chikitsa, the foremost specialty of Ayurveda. He describes various surgical operations using different surgical instruments and devices. 6.Visha Chikitsa (Toxicology) This branch deals with the toxins from vegetables, minerals and also toxins from animal origins. The concept of pollution of air and water in certain places and seasons has been given special consideration. Such pollution is also said to be the cause of various epidemics. 7.Rasayana (Rejuvenation Therapy) This branch which is unique to Ayurveda, deals with prevention of diseases and promotion of a long and healthy life. It also advises how to increase our health, intellect and beauty. 8.Vajeekarana (Aphrodisiac treatment)

This branch deals with the means of increasing sexual vitality and efficiency.

At DHANVANTRI AYURVEDA we are practicing in Asthang Ayurveda.

Ayurvedic Diagnosis

At DHANVANTRI AYURVEDA we uses several techniques to determine your current condition as well as any imbalances in your doshas. These are used to augment the questions he or she asks during consultation to determine your dosha type. The auxiliary diagnostic techniques employed in Ayurveda are-:

1.pulse diagnose (naadi pariksha)- To an ayuredic doctor taking your pulse is more than counting the beats. The functioning and health of the entire mind body constitution can be determined from the pulse, including the balance of the doshas, the health of the various organs, advance warning signs of potential problems that may crop up later etc.

2. visual diagnose (pratyaksh pariksha)- Pratyaksh parikhsha means checking the organs and the body parts which are directly visible to the eye. it inlcudes eight fold tests- netra (eye), mukh (face), tvak (skin), jihva (tounge), malam (feces), moothra (urine), nakh (nails), akriti (body built or physique).

3. trividh nidaan (three fold testing)- The three fold testing is an primary tool to determine the feelings,psychological status, and general information about the patient and the disease.

4. strotas pariksha (circulatory channel testing)- There are 13 channel responsible to circulate blood,gases,feces,etc. these channel felicitate toxins to promote diseases thus the importance of these channels proved in diagnosing the disease.

5. samsthanik pariksha (systemic examination)- There are nine systems including Respiratory,Digestive,Excretory systems. they are very useful in making correct diagnose.

6.tail-bindu pariksha (an curability test for diseases)- By this test we may confirm that either the disease curable or not. if curable then which type of treatment would help alleviating the diseases.

the tail-bindu pariksha is like the test to confirm that may we treat the disease or not. if we may then what should be administered. this is very ancient technique which is followed by every great ayurvedic doctor in history.

If we made an correct diagnose , we could confirmly treat the disease. Making an correct diagnose is by excellence of experience

Through rules of Ayurveda when we talks about Ayurveda or an Ayurvedic Doctor, the image of a doctor who takes an look on patient, reads naadi (pulse) and gives medication only. but actually that is not complete Ayurveda. complete Ayurveda is medication with change of diet,lifestyle,daily regimen, seasonal regimen. medication comes third at priority of treatment techniques.


Here we treats a patient with standards sett by the Ayurveda. The Diet, The Lifestyle, The Medicine- all are fully based on ancient healing science. here you will know that panchkarma,yoga, naturopathy, and all pathies are either branches of Ayurveda or derived from Ayurveda.

In simple- we just doesn't gives medicines, we delivers health