It is the first branch of Astanga Ayurveda or eight-branched Ayurveda that deals with general medicine. The total treatment procedure is called Kaya Chikitsa (or internal medicine), where in kaya means 'body' and chikitsa means 'treatment'. Kaya Chikitsa mainly deals with the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of general diseases, such as skin disorders, diabetes, tuberculosis, rheumatoid arthritis and many other disorders.
Kayachikitsa at GS Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital is the most contributing clinical branch of the Institute which attracts the patients from all over the state and also from neighbouring states. This branch of Ayurveda is concerned with patient care, research, and the study of clinical specialties for undergraduate and postgraduate students in Ayurveda Internal Medicine.
Ayurveda, as a long-existing life science, has been followed and practiced in the organization since its beginning. Kayachikitsa (also called Internal Medicine), deals with diagnosing and treating diseases using both curative and preventive methods. It is the most crucial branch among all other specialties in Ayurveda which includes following ayurveda techniques and therapies :
Through Kayachikitsa, the department focus on harmony between the body, mind, and spirit. This is achieved through a balanced diet, lifestyle, and exercise regime. Kayachikitsa also emphasizes the importance of good digestion and elimination. Kayachikitsa treatments correct imbalances in the body's systems, organs, and tissues.
GS Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital also focuses on sub-specialties of Kayachikitsa (General Medicine) -