Sidda system of medicine, By Dr.U.Srinivasa, Professor and HOD, Srinivas college of pharmacy, Mangalore- Karnataka

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Sidda system of medicine, By Dr.U.Srinivasa, Professor and HOD, Srinivas college of pharmacy, Mangalore- Karnataka

  1. 1. Siddha Dr.U.Srinivasa, M.Pharm., Ph.D
  2. 2. Introduction • Ayurveda and Siddha systems are truly Indian in their origin and development .They differ very little in theory and practice. While Ayurveda practiced through out India and Siddha restricted to Tamil Nadu.
  3. 3. • It is exclusively linked with Tamil culture and civilization . • Origin of Siddha system - Siddha system was flourished during first Tamil Sangam Period ( 6 and 7 century B.C). The earliest references on Siddha medicine are in the Sangam literature such as Tholakapium and Thirumandiram
  4. 4. Principle of system • The universe consists of two essential entities matter and energy. The siddhas call them Siva (male) and Shakti ( female, creation). Matter can not exist without energy inherent in it and vice versa. The two co-exist and are inseparable. They are the primordial elements Bhutas.
  5. 5. • Bhutas consists of five elements munn( solid), neer ( fluid),thee ( radiance), vayu (gas), and askasam (ether). These five elements are present in every substance , but in different proportions. The human body is made up of these five elements in different combinations The physiological function in the body is mediated by three substances ( dravyas)
  6. 6. • Which are made up of the five elements. They are vatham, pitham and karpam. In each and every cell of the body these three doshas co-exist and function harmoniously. • Vatham is formed by Akasa and Vayu. It controls the nervous actions such as movement, sensation etc
  7. 7. • Pitham is formed by Thee and controls the metabolic activity of the body , digestion, assimilation, warmth etc • Karpam is formed by Munn and Neer and controls stability. When their equilibrium is upsets disease sets in.
  8. 8. • Method of treatment – • The treatment for the imbalance of the Tridoshas are made up of the five elements. The drugs are made up of five elements By substituting a drug of the same constituents (guna) the equilibrium is restored.
  9. 9. • Preparations of Siddha medicines • Bhasma ( Calcinated metals and minerals) • Churna • Khasaya (Decoctions) • Lehya • Ghrita (Ghee preparations), taila • Chunna (meatlic preparations which becomes alkaline ) • Kattu ( Preparations that are impervious to water and flames)
  10. 10. • Preparations of Siddha medicines • Bhasma ( Calcinated metals and minerals) • Churna • Khasaya (Decoctions) • Lehya • Ghrita (Ghee preparations), taila • Chunna (meatlic preparations which becomes alkaline ) • Kattu ( Preparations that are impervious to water and flames)

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