The method of obtaining the benefit
of excellence of rasa and other dhatus is called rejuvenation
In Charaka Samhita, there is a complete chapter on rasayana.
Rejuvenation therapy helps to cure disease in the sick people
and promote and preserve health and longevity in the healthy.
Rasayanas replenish the vital fluids of our body, make us look
younger and increase our life span.
Good memory and intelligence, long life, health, youthful life,
good complexion and voice, broad mindedness, increase of
strength of the body, and sense organs; success in speech,
sexual prowess and brilliance are obtained by rejuvenation.
Rejuvenation therapy administered without purifying
the body does not help, just like colouring a dirty cloth
does not shine.
are of two kinds : Kutipraveshika and vatatapika where the
first one is done in isolation and the second one by taking
A suitable rasayana agent is selected depending upon a person's
age, constitution, adaptability, the condition of sense organs
and digestive capacity.
Along with other rasayanas like pippali
rasayana, chyavanaprasha, triphala,
shilajita, etc. the achara
rasayana (good conduct) is also very useful for good health.