INTRODUCTION

Graha Chikitsa is a branch of ayurveda which deals with diseases of the mind. Unmad is a psychiatric disorder and can be correlated with Psychosis (Complete withdrawal from reality). Unmad can be of five types namely:

  • Kaphaj Unmad
  • Pittaj Unmad
  • Vataj Unmad
  • Sannipataj Unmad
  • Aagantuj Unmad

Kaphaj Unmad can be correlated with depression with Psychosis, and is caused due to Kapha aggravataing diet and inactive life style along with general causes of Unmad  [Ch.Chi. 9:13,14] [ Su.U.62:10].