International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part C
Effect of Takradhara & Sankhapuspi Panaka on Anidra (Insomnia)
Dr. Dev Kumar Das, Dr. Om Prakash Tiwari, Dr. Yogiraj Mishra and Ritwik Bera
Ayurveda, ‘the science of life’, copes with the preservation, maintenance and promotion of good health and cure of disease. In Ayurveda, Nidra (Sleep) is one important component of Trayopsthambh. Ayurveda is medical science which describes physical, mental and spiritual health. As per Ayurveda, Anidra which is due to aggravation of Vata Dosha (Vata Brudhi) . In the Ayurveda system of medicine, Panchakarma has a very effective role for preventive and curative purposes. Takradhara is one among the Panchakarma therapies included under Murdhini Taila. It is the unique Panchakarma measure in which medicated milk is poured over the forehead in a specific manner. Takradhara is very much effective in case of Anidra. For palatine purposes, the Medhya Rasayana like Sankhapuspi Panaka is so effective for curing the disease of Anidra.