A happy and comfortable old age is the fruit of well-spent childhood, youth and middle age. However, old age brings along with it many nagging health problems like constipation, indigestion, sleeplessness, exhaustion, wrinkled skin, diminishing sensory functions, etc. Ayurveda has a focused branch of medicine called Rasayana (Rejuvenation) which exclusively deals with the problems related to aging and methods to counter the same. Geriatrics or Jara cikitsa or Rasayana in Ayurveda is a method to control / slow down / arrest the aging process in the human being during the degenerative phase of one’s life.
Rasayana is one among the eight branches of Ayurveda. Through Rasayana therapy, one can attain longevity, improved harmony, intelligence, freedom from disease, youthful vigor, complexion and voice, physical strength and good sensory functions. Rasayana therapy prevents various degenerative disease conditions; promote the health status of individuals.