CONCEPT OF SROTAS- A CONCEPTUAL STUDY

Deepak Gupta, Alok Asthana

Abstract


In an equilibrium state of three somatic humours (vaat.pith and kapha) conducts and control all physiological functions of body. But only vaat has capacity to move the other two humors, dhatus and malas from one place to other.The Term Srotas  denotes a channel  or path through which the nutrient material to the various tissue are supplied for nourishment. The srotas is meaning to flow, to ooze, to exude, to cause to flow etc.Charak says the meaning of srotas is the structure which sravanam (oozing,filtering or permenation take place. Srotas (channels) are the Channels that convey the body elements, which are undergoing metabolic processes, sub serve the purpose of circulation. The vitiation, depletion and maintenance of existed bodily structures are never possible without Srotas. This article presenting tions carried out by srotas in physiological conditions, its and clinical importance of srotas.


Keywords


Srotas, channel, dhatu

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