PHYSIOLOGICAL AND PATHOLOGICAL ROLE OF DOSHAS TOWARDS DIGESTIVE SYSTEM: AN AYURVEDA REVIEW
Khemraj V. Pawar*, Dr. Ganesh Belorkar and Pradyumna M. Pasarkar
Journal Title:European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ayurveda described physiological and physiological role of Doshas and it is stated that balancing state of Doshas contributes towards the normal functioning of body while imbalance state of Doshas considered responsible for disease manifestation. Doshas contributes in normal functioning of organs and also involved in pathogenesis when organs functioning becomes abnormal. Doshas such as; Vata, Pitta and Kapha exerts different types of effect on various systems including digestive system. Doshas affects physiological functioning of digestive system and also involved in ailments related to the digestive system. When Doshas are in balancing state of Samagni observed and physiology of digestive system remain normal while vitiated state of Doshas causes state of Mandagni, Teekshnagni and Vishamagni, in such conditions pathological events observed related to the digestive system. This article presented physiological and pathological role of Doshas towards digestive system.