From Charak Samhita
Jump to navigation Jump to search

It means a caretaker or nurse or attendant in a healthcare facility. The person lives with patient and helps in recovery.

Characteristics of ideal caretaker

  • Knowledge of taking care of patient (nursing) as well as preparation, dispensing and administration of medicines and healthy recipes
  • dexterity
  • affectionate towards patient
  • purity of body and mind

More information

Khuddakachatushpada Adhyaya