The Role of Guduchyadi Rasayana In Mental Well-Being – A Review Study

Year : 2024 | Volume :13 | Issue : 01 | Page : 22-30
By

Richa Jangpangi

Shalinee kumari Mishra

Kalpesh Dattani

Arpan A. Bhatt

  1. Scholar Department of Swasthavritta & Yoga, Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Jamnagar Gujarat India
  2. Assistant Professor Department of Swasthavritta & Yoga, Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Jamnagar Gujarat India
  3. Lecturer Department of Swasthavritta & Yoga, Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Jamnagar Gujarat India
  4. Professor and Head Department of Swasthavritta & Yoga, Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Jamnagar Gujarat India

Abstract

In this era, stress is the main etiological factor behind almost every other disease. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic led to a notable increase in anxiety and depressive disorders worldwide. This highlighted the critical need for mental health support during such challenging times. Ageing is a biological process characterized universally by natural degeneration, standing out as a significant risk factor for morbidity and mortality. The Oxidative Stress Theory suggests that mitochondria play a significant role in the ageing process, identifying them as one of the primary organelles involved. In Ayurveda, it is believed that Mana is the integral part of life, which influences the overall health in general. Ayurvedic text describes Rasayana therapy to rejuvenate and nourish the body and mind. According to Classical Ayurvedic texts, Rasayana therapy can bestow longevity, enhanced memory, rejuvenation, etc. Medhya Rasayana herbs are specifically mentioned for power of memory and retention in human beings. Aim and Objective of this review study is to establish the role of Guduchyadi Rasayana in Mental Well-Being. Classical texts of Ayurveda, along with the WHO website and approximately 10 other diverse databases, were systematically searched and reviewed. In total 10 studies have been done and registered on Guduchyadi Rasayana till date. Some of them are carried out in reference to Mental Disorders whereas few others are done on its effect in other systemic diseases viz., Amlapitta, HTN, Gadgada etc. It is effective in enhancement of memory, cognition and overall status of mental health and has anti-stress, anxiolytic, antidepressant, nootropic, tranquilizing, sedative and anti-oxidative properties.

Keywords: Ageing, Guduchyadi Rasayana, Medha, Medhya Rasayana, Mental Well-Being, Oxidative Stress

[This article belongs to Journal of AYUSH: Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy(joayush)]

How to cite this article: Richa Jangpangi, Shalinee kumari Mishra, Kalpesh Dattani, Arpan A. Bhatt. The Role of Guduchyadi Rasayana In Mental Well-Being – A Review Study. Journal of AYUSH: Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. 2024; 13(01):22-30.
How to cite this URL: Richa Jangpangi, Shalinee kumari Mishra, Kalpesh Dattani, Arpan A. Bhatt. The Role of Guduchyadi Rasayana In Mental Well-Being – A Review Study. Journal of AYUSH: Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. 2024; 13(01):22-30. Available from: https://journals.stmjournals.com/joayush/article=2024/view=145442





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Volume 13
Issue 01
Received March 13, 2024
Accepted April 19, 2024
Published May 7, 2024