चिकित्सितं व्याधिहरं पथ्यं साधनमौऔषधम I प्रायश्चितम प्रशमनं प्रकृतिस्थापनम हितम II
Ref.Charaka Samhita Chikitsa Sthana:1/31.चिकित्सितं:The Process which helps in keeping away the ailments
2.व्याधिहरं:The Process which root out the route cause of disease.
3.पथ्यं :Things beneficial for the channels and which not violates the Rules of living explained in Ayurveda.
4.साधन:Mode of treatment for Vaidyas by which they are able to provide good Health to their patients.
5.औषध:Medicines beneficial for treatment of ailments.
6.प्रायश्चित:The grief created due to sins and the way to remove the grief .
7.प्रशमनं:Palliative method for Doshas.
8. प्रकृतिस्थापनम:The process which maintains equilibrium of Dosha, Dhatu and Mala
9. हितं:Beneficial for Livings