GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENTIN CHILDREN- AN AYURVEDA REVIEW
Sharma Minaxshi*, Raskar SwapnilABSTRACT
Ayurveda means science of life. Ayurveda was from time immemorial & still it has its own importance in field of medical science. Ayurveda is a tradition thought to be over five thousand years old. Ayurveda is divided into eight branches. Out of all these branches Dravyguna vijnana is one of them. It includes information about herbs which is described in ancient classical text of Ayurveda. In Ayurveda there is a saying if a Vaidhya has not proper knowledge regarding these herbs he is not able to provide proper treatment to patients. These herbs are backbone of Ayurveda. Out of all these, Lavanga is a well known Ayurvedic herb. Lavanga are aromatic flower buds of a tree latin named as Syzygium aromaticum which comes under myrtaceae family. It is known as Lavanga due to its Kapha lysing property. It posses other properties such as Deepana, Pachana, Ruchya, Chakshushya, Kapha-Pittaghana properties. It is used in Trishna, Chhardi, Aadhmana, Shoola, Kasa, Shwasa, Hikka, Kshaya named diseases.Keywords: Children, Growth, Development, Ayurveda.
Dr Sharma Minaxshi, PG Scholar, Parul Intitute of Ayurved, Parul University, Limda Vadodara, India.