Charak Samhita

Charak Samhita

Ayurvedic medicine
A sacred scripture of India written over 2000 years ago, which contains a comprehensive treatise delineating the eight major branches of human healthcare, providing details on psychology, toxicology, rejuvenation, virilisation and others.
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Moreover, the science of medicine - Ayurveda was the profession of the Sudras and Charak Samhita the father of Ayurveda was not only a Buddhist but also the physician of Buddhist emperor Kanishka.
Mango has been recommended in Charak Samhita as the fruit which controls vata and hence prevents cancer.
Tulsi is mentioned by Acharya Charak in the Charak Samhita, the central teaching of Ayurvedic medicine written at least two thousand years ago.