A LITERARY STUDY OF DRUGS ACTING ON VATA DOSHA FROM AGRYA SANGHRAHA OF BRIHATTRAYI 1Vd. Rane Santoshi , 2Dr. Ramteke Ashok , 3Vd. Shelar Sneha, 4Vd. Mehta Sheetal
Vata is given Prime importance out of the three Principles doshas of the body. Vata is the governing factor who maintains major body functions. Our many aharaj,viharaj habits are responsible for vitiation of Vatadosha. This vitiated Vatadosha is a cause of many vatavyadhis in human body which causes painful disability, difficulty in performing day to day activities affecting the quality of life. The current pharmacological management includes analgesics and Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs), but it is been observed that such agents relieve pain to some extent but do not take part in delaying the complications of the disease also they have many adverse effects. Ayurveda has mentioned Agrya aushadhi which are one of the best potent dugs. So in this regard this is an attempt to compile all drugs from the list of Agryaaushadhi mentioned in Charakasamhita ,Ashtang Hridayam&AshtangaSamghraha which act on Vata dosha & finding their probable mode of action. Thus, they can be one of the best alternative to be used as single or in a combination in early management of vatavyadhis having no hazardous side effects.
Keywords: Vataharadravyas, Agrya sanghraha
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