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A review on balya action mentioned in Ayurveda.

Mahesh TS, Shreevidya M - J Ayurveda Integr Med (2014)

Bottom Line: Various activities such as immunomodulator, bulk promoting, nutritional, etc. that enhance strength, immunity, bulk of the body resulted by the use of medicinal or dietary substances are termed in total as Balya in Ayurveda.Even in the presence of modern scientific knowledge regarding body strength, Ayurveda concepts add varied dimensions to provide detailed explanation of Balya term.The balya action is critically analyzed and discussed in this review.

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Affiliation: Department of Post Graduate Studies in Dravyaguna Vijnana, Alva's Ayurveda Medical College, Moodbidri, Karnataka, India.

ABSTRACT
Medicinal and dietary substances have been used for various purposes including nutritional from time immemorial. Various activities such as immunomodulator, bulk promoting, nutritional, etc. that enhance strength, immunity, bulk of the body resulted by the use of medicinal or dietary substances are termed in total as Balya in Ayurveda. The term Balya originally stands for all those actions that enhance the "Bala". The word "Bala" refers to the strength and ability of the body or part of the body to cope up with various physical stressors. This term "Bala" refers to various body components and functions as per the science of Ayurveda. Even in the presence of modern scientific knowledge regarding body strength, Ayurveda concepts add varied dimensions to provide detailed explanation of Balya term. The balya action is critically analyzed and discussed in this review.

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Schematic diagram of contexts of Bala
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Figure 1: Schematic diagram of contexts of Bala

Mentions: On the whole the term Bala refers to three contexts as per the various Ayurvedic references as illustrated in the Figure 1.


A review on balya action mentioned in Ayurveda.

Mahesh TS, Shreevidya M - J Ayurveda Integr Med (2014)

Schematic diagram of contexts of Bala
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Figure 1: Schematic diagram of contexts of Bala
Mentions: On the whole the term Bala refers to three contexts as per the various Ayurvedic references as illustrated in the Figure 1.

Bottom Line: Various activities such as immunomodulator, bulk promoting, nutritional, etc. that enhance strength, immunity, bulk of the body resulted by the use of medicinal or dietary substances are termed in total as Balya in Ayurveda.Even in the presence of modern scientific knowledge regarding body strength, Ayurveda concepts add varied dimensions to provide detailed explanation of Balya term.The balya action is critically analyzed and discussed in this review.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Post Graduate Studies in Dravyaguna Vijnana, Alva's Ayurveda Medical College, Moodbidri, Karnataka, India.

ABSTRACT
Medicinal and dietary substances have been used for various purposes including nutritional from time immemorial. Various activities such as immunomodulator, bulk promoting, nutritional, etc. that enhance strength, immunity, bulk of the body resulted by the use of medicinal or dietary substances are termed in total as Balya in Ayurveda. The term Balya originally stands for all those actions that enhance the "Bala". The word "Bala" refers to the strength and ability of the body or part of the body to cope up with various physical stressors. This term "Bala" refers to various body components and functions as per the science of Ayurveda. Even in the presence of modern scientific knowledge regarding body strength, Ayurveda concepts add varied dimensions to provide detailed explanation of Balya term. The balya action is critically analyzed and discussed in this review.

No MeSH data available.