Amavata is term derived from words Ama and Vata. The word Ama is the condition in which various ailments in system creates toxic effects.The Ama when combines with Vatadosha and occupies shleshmasthana (Asthisandhi ) results in painful disease Amavata . The clinical presentation of Amavata closely related with one of the rheumatological disease called Rheumatoid Arthritis .Amavata is the particular type of disease which is mentioned in Ayurveda since the period of Madhavkara ( 16 th century A.D.) under the category of vatakaphaja disorders. Nidanas of Amavata narrated by Madhavkara are Virrudhahara ,Mandagni , Exercise after heavy meal etc. Amavata is one of the challenging disease for clinicians due to its chronicity ,incurability, complications and morbidity . Allopathic treatment provides symptomatic relief but the underlined pathology remain untreated due to absence of effective therapy and also giving rise to many side effects , toxic symptoms and adverse reactions .In Ayurveda Langhan, Ruksha sweda ,Tikta katu Dipan,Virechan ,Basti etc,are the treatment protocol for Amavata and these protocols are very helpful to reduce symptoms of Amavata .
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