Volume : VI, Issue : X, October - 2016

An exploratory view of Intellect in Ayurveda

Vd. Bhagyashri Dilip Madake, Dr. Aishwarya M. Ranade

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 Medha (Intellect) is an aspect of Buddhi (perception) that retains knowledge especially obtained by auditory senses. In Ayurveda, Medha Intellect is an attribute of Pitta, Vata dosha and Rakta dhatu. Promotion and nourishment of Intellect is to be obtained by various treatment regimens, dietary contents, by indulging in various intellectual activities. In ancient classical texts of Ayurveda, such treatment regimens are mentioned and numerous combinations of drugs are described. Intelligence promoting drugs can be prescribed from 6th month of gestation to get superior quality of intellect. Observations of Intellect promoting drugs from classical texts of Ayurveda are presented here regarding their major contents, efficacy, form, age and duration for consumption.

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Vd. Bhagyashri Dilip Madake, Dr.Aishwarya M. Ranade An exploratory view of Intellect in Ayurveda Indian Journal of Applied Research,Volume : 6 | Issue : 10 | October 2016

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