Know More about Kayachikitsa in Ayurveda


Kayachikitsa department deals with the school of General Medicine in Ayurveda and lays the foundation for all other branches of Ayurveda treatment. It is a prominent Department comprising of both internal and external therapies.

Kayachikitsa in Ayurveda deals with acute and chronic condition of various types of

  1. Jwara (fever)

  2. Gastrointestinal Disorders

  3. Vata Disorders (Rheumatoid Arthritis)

  4. Osteoarthritis, etc. Prameha (Diabetes Mellitus)

  5. Vrikka Rogas (Renal Disorders)

  6. Pakshaghata 

Rasayana (Rejuvenation therapy) and Vajikarana (aphrodisiac) comes under this Department, which shows excellent results in the present era in the prevention of life-style disorders. Kayachikitsa is the prime and first branch among the eight branches of Ayurveda. The physician who is trained in this specialty deals with diagnosing severe diseases that occur in various internal organs of the body causing systemic and multi-systemic symptoms. Kayachikitsa specialists usually treat adults and focus in prevention, diagnosis and management of chronic disorders. The specialists study, consider and make connections from multiple data sets, and recognize solutions for best health outcomes in holistic way. The specialists of this department are considered as “doctor’s doctor” as they are frequently called upon by other specialists from other branches of Ayurveda for their skill to connect the dots and help to solve the chronic and severe health conditions. The two other major specialties of Ayurveda; namely Rasayana (Rejuvenation) and Vajikarana (Aphrodisiac and male infertility management) are also handled in this department. The main health conditions that are managed in this department are-