Title:Course On The Fundamental Principles of the Ayurvedic Medicine
Editor:Dr. Jan Erik Sigdell
Publisher:Chowkhamba Krishnadas Academy
Size:135 x 205 mm
Concept of ama is as old as concept of ama, which is basic in Ayurvedic principles. Where the concept of ama is a physiological approach, the concept of ama is-a pathological one. Hence the concept of ama is an unique one which helps in understanding a disease 75% of the disorders in the present day are sarna rogas starting from fever, infections, allergies, auto immune disorders, immunological, metabolic, free radical and GIT disorders etc. For alleviating these disorders knowledge of concept of ama is an essential one.
This book deals in detail the concept of agni and location of its sites, panchavidavatas and its location in the autonomic nervous system, formation of ama due to various etiology at various levels and the various stages in the formation of ama and causation of the disease are also identified.
In chapter V clinical diagnosis of sarna conditions are given in detail with explanation. The most impressive thing about this book is that sarna conditions are explained in light of modern science and diagnosis of the sarna condition through various laboratoy investigation starting from simple CUE-to bio-chemical, serological test .are also explained, which is the first of its kind.
In chapter VI of the .book laboratory investigations are described to diagnose and assess the gravity of ama in the body in order to facilitate students, researchers and practioners alike. Which is also the first time report in this field as the author is having 30 years experience in the field of ama and its related disorders. This criterion has been noted vasing on the statistical data of more than 200 cases of ama and its related disorders.
Another highlight of the book is identifying ama as various levels and identifying deepana and pachana dravyas working at various levels with examples. How to consider ama as criteria in planning formulations are also described vividly ie. In which form like swarana, choorna, kwatha, asava act at which level like pachakagni, bhootagni, dhatwagni etc.
Finally a modal disease of ama 'amavata' which is the most crippling disorder in the world has been explained in detail in the light of ayurvedic science along with treatment. This book focuses on the concept of ama in light of present scirnces like genetics, molecular biology, and biochemistry ete.