Healthy Heart – An Ayurvedic ApproachUnder the Guidance of, By,Dr.Ashalatha.M. Dr.Tanmaya.K.AcharyaH.O.D., Dept of P.G.Studies inDravyaguna, II M.D., Dept of DravyagunaG.A.M.C., Bengaluru G.A.M.C., Bengaluru
Introduction• India has the largest Cardio-vascular Disease rate in the world.• Ganas mentioned specifically in Charaka and Sushrutha Samhita for Hrdya karma and Hrd roga• Hrdya gana, Parushakadi gana, Bruhatyadi gana, Utpaladi gana, Balya dashemani, Lekhaneeya dashemani.
Arka :Calatropis proceraPhytoconstituents ActivityCalotropagenin Inhibitors of Na(+) /K(+) - ATPase to regulate heart contractions
Conclusion• Various approach towards cardio-protective activity: • Protective: Amra, Madhuka, Draksha • Anti-hypertensives: Bruhati, Brahmi • Inotropic activity : Karamarda • Chronotropic activity : Kamala, Arka • Anti-cholesterol : Chitraka• The need to fill the lacuna between Literature Research Implementation• Rediscover the connection between ‘Plant’ and ‘Health’
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