ASHTANG AYURVEDA: What are the branches of Ayurveda?

The major eight disciples of Ayurveda are: Kaya Chikitsa (internal medicine) Bala Chikitsa (paediatrics) Jara Chikitsa (gerontology) Graha Chikitsa (psychiatry) Damstra Chikitsa (toxicology) Shalya Tantra (surgery) Vrishya Chikitsa (aphrodisiac therapy) Urdhvaanga Chikitsa (otolaryngology)   Kaya Chikitsa Kaya Chikitsa refers to internal medicine. It is a major branch of ayurvedic medicine …