Kaphaj yonivyapad- nidananatmaka adhyayan: a critical review
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: Ayurveda, Kaphaja yoni vyapad, Yoni, Vaginal discharge, Vulvovaginal candidiasis.

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Kanhurkar, J. D. (2020). Kaphaj yonivyapad- nidananatmaka adhyayan: a critical review. National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 8(04). Retrieved from https://ayurlog.com/index.php/ayurlog/article/view/643

Abstract

 A healthy woman is a promise of a healthy family. The concept of healthy yoni has been asserted in various  phases of a woman’s life, from puberty to menopause, the concept of healthy yoni has been mentioned in Ayurveda as well as in modern. Due to change in lifestyle, modern food habits of fast food, junk food she is unable to follow the rules of Dincharya, Rutucharya, Rajaswala, Rutumati and Sutikaparicharya which are explained by Aacharyas for women’s health. Thus she is prone to various yonirogas, one of which is Yonigat Shewta-Picchilsrava, Yonikandu, Yonigata Alpa vedana which are the features of Kaphaja yonivyapada and is neglected by women as minor symptoms. Now a days, infection related to yoni is a burning problem irrespective of their age or socioeconomic status. Due to infection, there may be sign and symptoms like vaginal discharge, itching, coldness. In Ayurveda, these types of sign and symptoms are found in Kaphaja yoni vyapad and some of symptoms are similar with Non Specific Vulvovaginitis. Gynaecological disorders have found its immense importance in the field of medicine due to fact that women have a unique function of giving birth. In Ayurveda, women health care is related in separate section, where the term Yoni vyapad includes majority of gynaecological disorders. Before knowing the management, literature of the disease should be known.

Therefore, in this study an effort has been put forth to make a literary study covering almost all the aspects of Kaphaja yonivyapad as per Ayurveda and modern.

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