Author(s): Anitha Joshi, Rashmi Pujar*, Pallavi Mullimani, Aswin Haridas
Geriatrics is a branch of medical science related to the medical care, diagnosis and treatment of aging people. As a part of the normal aging process senile memory impairment or dementia is a common condition characterized by mild symptoms of cognitive decline. According to Ayurveda smritibhrasha occurs in Jaraavasta. Therefore, it can probably be correlated to Jarajanya Smriti bhramsha. At 21st century aging has become great challenging issue and one among the distinctive demographic phenomenon which has impact on social, health and economical aspect of an individual. In the range of Rasaoushadhis have gained an upper hand. Either as medhya to regain Smriti Shakti, strengthen the nerves, provides energy etc. Aging includes complex of health issues which are to be treated not as a different disease entity but as a whole. Therefore, Rasaushadhi’s are considered to be a boon. Here an effort is made to analysis few Rasaushadhis and their probable mode of action in Dementia.