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International Journal of Research in Academic World

VOL.: 1 ISSUE.: 2(OCT 2021)

Vayasthapana Gana: An Elixir of Life

Author(s): Dr. Abhay Vyas and Dr. Rajesh Chandra Mishra


Since the dawn of human civilization man has longed for a long and healthy life. To achieve this, various alterations to food and experiments have been conducted from time to time. One important method to promote longevity is the use of Vayasthapana Gana drugs. These medicinal plants have been used, tested time and again and have always yielded desired results. Ageing is due to the catabolic effect of Vata dosha on the dhatus governed by our individual Prakruti, Khavagunya-weakness, lifestyle and the stage of life. The drugs which improve the well-being, upgrade the health status, promote longevity, improve the intellect and delay the ageing process are referred by the name Vayasthapana. The drugs of this Gana are free radical scavenging agents. These herbs have rejuvenating and restorative properties. Various experiments have been conducted which prove the immunomodulatory effect of Tinospora cordifolia on macrophage activation. The antioxidant activity and immunomodulatory activities of Guduchi are well known and thus the drug is looked down with respect in the field of longevity. Rasayana is the measure by which one gets rasa, raktadi dhatus in its best condition, which establishes the age (Vayasthapana). Through various experiments immunomodulatory, anti-stress, adaptogen activities of these herbs has been confirmed.

Keywords: Vayasthapana , longevity, free radical scavenging, rejuvenating.

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How to Cite this Article:

Dr. Abhay Vyas and Dr. Rajesh Chandra Mishra. Vayasthapana Gana: An Elixir of Life. Int. J Res. Acad. World. 2021;1(2):01-03


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