IJSRP, Volume 10, Issue 7, July 2020 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Manasi Kurhade, Hrishikesh Nagvekar
Nutraceutic is applied to products that are isolated from herbal products, dietary supplements, specific diets, processed food that, other than nutrition are also used as medicines. Considering the burgeoning diseases due to the fast-paced lifestyles, the huge health care costs and the unavoidable side effects associated with modern medicine, the world is gradually shifting towards a preventive and holistic approach. In Ayurved, the health and immunity of the healthy individual is to be preserved through diet, lifestyle, drugs while the ones suffering from ailments are treated holistically with Rasayan chikitsa as the final leg of therapy. Myriad nutraceutical references are available in the classical Ayurvedic texts like balya, shramahar, bruhan, medhya, rasayan which needs to be grouped and analyzed as per the indications. An elucidated analysis of the Nutraceutics is discussed in the paper below.