Author(s): Ajantha*, Anand S, Anjana
The disease entity Mada-Murcha-Sanyasa is uniquely well expressed in different contexts in Ayurveda classics. A review through the Ayurveda literature throws light on Mada, Murcha and Sanyasa, explicitly dealt in different contexts partly or exclusively. It is evident that Mada Murcha Sanyasa are dealt in the context of different diseases in samhitas, these terms are not novel and can be identified as either premonitory symptom or sign itself in many contexts. Discrete explanation is given regarding aetiology and symptomatology for aforesaid conditions and accounting with vivid characteristic features for each type. This article is a review focussing on scattered references connected Mada-Murcha-Sanyasa in Ayurveda literature, aimed at providing the reader with comprehensive knowledge of Mada, Murcha and Sanyasa for better understanding.