Role of Ayurveda in Emergency Management

Authors

  • Archana Verma Archi Department of Ras Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Pt. Khushilal Sharma Govt. (Auto.) Ayurveda College and Institute, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54060/ijahr.2023.9

Keywords:

Ayurveda, Emergency medicines, Atyayika, Twarita, Aashu

Abstract

An emergency is a condition requiring immediate treatment where the patient with this is either conscious or unconscious. A medical emergency is an injury or illness that is acute and poses an immediate risk to a person’s life or long-term health. Ancient Acharyas used various terms like Sadhya, Ashu, and Twarita in emergency conditions where quick management is needed. It is the right place to mention the reference to Sushruta Samhita in which Acharya has prescribed to use of specific methods in emergency conditions. It is believed that emergency treatment in Ayurveda is not present and in emergency one needs to take only allopathic medicines, and Ayurveda has a limited role to play in chronic ailments only. Ayurveda to become the main line of medicine needs to have emergency management. Emergency management was described in Ayurveda, which needs only enlightenment. Aim and Objectives: To study the Ayurvedic basis of emergency management. To study the text for necessary reference that describes emergency management. Material and Methods: Relevant Ayurvedic and modern literature is the material of the paper. Old Ayurvedic treatises. Discussion: Ayurveda can also be useful in emergency conditions and life-threatening conditions. Conclusion: Here it may be concluded that Ayurvedic medicines are useful in the management of emergency conditions.

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2023-07-25

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Archi AV. Role of Ayurveda in Emergency Management. Int. J. Ayurveda Herbal Res. [Internet]. 2023 Jul. 25 [cited 2024 May 24];1(2):1-8. Available from: https://ahr.a2zjournals.com/index.php/ahr/article/view/9

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