Ayurvedic Chrysotherapy - Dr. Satya N Dornala
Dr. Sathya N. Dornala, BAMS, MD-Ayu, PhD-Ayu (Scholar), New Delhi, India - PG Diploma in Hospital & Healthcare Management (IGNOU)., Vaidya-Scientist Fellow (ITD-HST, Bengaluru).,Certificate in Health Research Fundamentals (CHRF-ICMR)., Online certification in “Writing in the Sciences” & “Statistics in Medicine” from Stanford University through Coursera Inc. Presently working as “Panchakarma Specialist” at Swami Vivekanand Ayurvedic Panchakarma Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi – 95. Recipient of Dhanwantari Award (2018) for Excellence in Ayurvedic Practice by Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA); Pranacharya Award (2017) by Sri Indraprasthiya Vaidya Sabha – Delhi chapter of All India Ayurvedic Congress, New Delhi; Dhanwantari Award (2016) for Excellence in Ayurvedic Practice by AAPNA; Eminent Speaker award (2016) from Integrated Medical Association - AYUS, Delhi; “Honorary Professor” title from Maharishi European Research University (MERU), Switzerland (2015); International Aryabhatta Award (2009) for excellence in Ayurvedic Research by AAPNA & Best International White Paper Award (2009) from TAFSA (The Ayurvedic Foundation of South Africa). Authored 5 books, 50 scientific articles, delivered many lectures at various national and international platforms. In toto, versatile Ayurvedic physician, renowned Academician, dedicated Researcher, erudite Scholar, excellent orator, and proactive thinker in the field of Ayurveda.
Topic: Ayurvedic Chrysotherapy : from concept to clinical practice & current evidences
Abstract: Therapeutic use of Gold is known as Chrysotherapy or Aurotherapy or simply Gold therapy. Gold is one of the most non-reactive metals known to mankind till date. It will not impart any harmful effect on the human body and will lie inert. Gold is known to be extremely bio compatible edible metal and does not interfere with the physiology of the human body. In contemporary literature, the history application of Gold in therapeutics is traced back to a maximum of 100 years; whereas in Ayurveda it is ancient. Swarna Bhasma or Gold Ash is a therapeutic form of gold metal of nano-sized particles that is one of the most treasured ayurvedic medicine. // na sajjate hemapange padmapatre ambuvat visham // (AHSu.7) In a person who has been given Gold bhasma for a long time, the poison cannot do any harm, similar to a water drop that cannot touch the leaf of the lotus. This particular quote provides the reference of long term use of swarna bhasma, which is known to balance tridosha. Swarna Bhasma is used for increasing non-specific innate immunity and in the treatment of a wide range of diseases. It also acts as an adjuvant for various medicines and herbs
and boosts their actions and increases their efficacy. According to Ayurveda, it is a good nervine tonic and improves overall health. It increases lifespan, intelligence, memory, skin glow, and prevents several diseases. Also, it increases strength and endurance and improves mental as well as physical performance. Gold is more than just an expensive yellow metal. Scientific exploration of broad-spectrum and multidimensional effects of gold will establish it as an essential trace element. Understanding its basic chemistry, clinical pharmacology, therapeutic applications, and current evidence is essential and will be discussed in the lecture.