For everyone in ancient medicine, water (Jala) was regarded as life (Jeevanashrayan). Civilizations are said to have begun near water sources, according to the historical narrative. Water treatment has become a significant non-invasive therapy in the medical sector, and it is regarded to have the ability to treat a number of ailments. In ancient Ayurvedic literature, the value of water and property is explored. Water was classified in a variety of ways by Ayurveda, with each sort of water having a different relevance to humans. Jala maintained the Guna of all six Rasas due to its unique capacity to dissolve each Rasa individually. Water is essential for daily work as well as for physiological reasons. According to various researchers, water plays a role in a number of disorders such as acute toxicity, stomach burn, and constipation. From the point of view of ancient medicine, this article discusses the traditional understanding of water.

Author(S) Details

Mrudul Y. Chitrakar
Department of Swasthavritta and Yoga, D. Y. Patil School of Ayurveda, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, India.

Ashwini Patil
Department of Shalakyatantra, D. Y. Patil School of Ayurveda, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, India.

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