Role of Visha in Vitiation of Doshas and Guna-A Review
Keywords:Visha, Poison, Dosha, Guna
Human body is developed by the confluence of Doshas, Dhatu and Mala along with Indriya, Atma and Manas. Doshas are the source for homeostasis when they are normal and produce disease during their disequilibrium state. Dosha in a healthy person performs certain functions based on its Pramana (amount), Guna (quality), and Karmas (function), and any change in any of these leads to illness development. Because of their properties, Visha Dravyas are classified as Tridoshaprakopaka, Laghu, Ruksha, Aashu, Vishad, Vyavayi Teekshna, Vikasi, Sukshma, Ushna, Anirneshaya are the properties or Gunas. Pradhanikhetu is when Visha has an immediate effect without passing through the stages of Sanchay and Prakop. However, it will be deemed a Hetu other than Pradhanik if it deteriorates the healthy Dhatus and causes disease after vitiating the Doshas. It has Gunas that are comparable to Madya's but opposite of Ojas'. As a result, it affects the essence of all Dhatus, Ojas, and causes various types of Vyadhi Visha's effects are influenced by a variety of elements, including the qualities or Gunas of Visha, their power, the nature of the material, and the Prakriti of the person impacted.
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