General Debility (Daurbalya)

What is General Debility(Daurbalya)?

General debility refers with degenerative changes in the body tissue especially concerning with muscular system. It’s main feature is feeling of weakness without or with mild labour.

Frailty and Debility Physiotherapy

What is the impact of General Debility(Daurbalya)?

General Debility is is characterized by lots of features with the less physical activity.

  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Giddiness
  • Excess sweating
  • Weight los

Debility Meaning

How Ayurveda manages General Debility(Daurbalya)?

  • Brimhana chikitsa
  • Rasayan therapy
  • Brimhaniya vasti
  • Some useful formulations
  • Chyavanprasha
  • Drakshasava
  • Ashwagandharishta
  • Brahma rasayana
  • Satavari Kalp
  • External massage with Mahanarayana taila or Chandana Bala Lakshadi taila

Useful medicinal plants for General Debility(Daurbalya)

  • Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
  • Badam (Prunus amygdalus)
  • Amalaki(Phyllanthus emblica)
  • Vidari (Peuraria tuberosa)
  • Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus)
  • Kharjura (Phoenix sylvestris)
  • Kali musali (Curculigo orchioides)

Specific Do’s & Dont’s


  • Godhuma (wheat), old Rice, Mudga (green gram), green leafy vegetables, Milk, Ghee.
  • Usage of Almond, Kharjura, Anjeera, Kaju and other seasonal fruits
  • Usage of Goat milk is beneficial
  • Regular exercises, oily massages, Pranayama, Yoga, good social and personal copnduct.


  • Incompatible, unwholesome food
  • Excess spicy, salty, astringent food items
  • Stored food items
  • Suppression natural urges and irregular sleep habits.
  • Smoking, Alcohol, excess coffee/tea

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