Heat Adaptability Mechanisms of Greeshma Ritu

  • Ramesh Kumar KL Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research In Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar-361008
  • Pallavi Nikam
  • Baghel AS
  • Hitesh Vyas
  • Mahesh Vyas
Keywords: Adana kala, Greeshma Ritu, Climate, Heat adaptation, Thermoregulation

Abstract

India being a tropical country experiences very strong summer season for April to July in different regions of the country, there are numerous deaths are reported every year due to heat wave across the country. Nature has consistent influence on health of human beings; the body exerts its constant effort to acclimatize to varying climatic conditions. The concept of Ritucharya in Ayurveda aims to establish harmonious relation between man and his surrounding, Greeshma ritu is the strongest season of Adana kaala, during this season human beings and other animals experience huge range of thermoregulation. Understanding Greeshma ritu climatologically and the mechanism of body’s thermoregulation along with seasonal regimens enable better application of Ritucharya in clinical practice.

 

Author Biography

Ramesh Kumar KL, Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research In Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar-361008
Ph.D Scholar, Department of Basic Principles, IPGT and RA, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar-361008
Published
2015-12-28
Section
Review Articles