The word basti includes both the kidneys likewise as urinary bladder. The suppression of an urge to pass urine is represented as a very important tract. The classification of Medical Diseases of kidneys by Ayurveda is strikingly similar i.e. Acute nephropathy (Pittaja excretory organ disease), nephrotic syndrome (Kaphaja excretory organ disease), Chronic nephropathy (Vataja kidney disease), uremia (Tridoshaja kidney disease). The contributing factors of Symptoms and Management of those diseases are represented well.
The causes and treatment of various forms of Mutrakruchchra (dysuria), i.e. problem in passing body waste and Mutraghata, i.e. numerous conditions just like the Atomic bladder, marital or urethral structure, Cancer of bladder neck that is related to the obstruction of the flow of urine are represented well and their treatment is given.
Infections of the tract are referred to as Ushnavata and Putibasti in Ayurveda and their treatment is represented.
Ayurveda has represented : (1) Ashmari, i.e. urinary calculi, (2) Tuni and Pratituni, i.e. pain, (3) Mutrakruchchra, i.e. haematuria, (4) Bastividradhi, i.e. symptom of kidney, (5) Bastija arbuda, i.e. Tumors of urinary tract These conditions are represented well and their treatment is given.
|Book Author||V.B. Athavale|
|Publisher||Chaukhamba Sanskrit Pratishthan|