A Review of Dhatu Sarata
Pithadiya Archana C, Makwana Dhawal and Dhole Archana N
Journal Title:International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Examination of ‘Saratva’ indicates ‘Bala’ of an individual. One cannot function without ‘Bala’. For both aims of Ayurveda, namely, maintenance of health and if diseased, to cure the disease and come back to homeostatic condition, physician needs to know his ‘Bala’. Sara means essence of Dhatu or extrme/excellent quality of Dhatu. Qualitative, quantitative and functional assessment of tissues or seven Dhatus is called Dhatu Sarata. Charaka has advised to examine Sara of every Dhatu to understand strength of Dhatus as well as strength of mind.