Natural healing process is vital for maintenance of health in all life forms. Recent studies have generated evidences regarding the connections between psychological factors and susceptibility to injury or wounds & the healing process. Immunity is associated with the psychological status which gets regulated by pro inflammatory mediators. In this context Ayurveda, the ancient medical science of Indian sub-continent has described emotional well-being & status as vital player in the process of healing and maintenance of health at large. Ayurveda has assigned much importance to emotional states of a individual by describing its importance in causation of any disease pathology and simultaneously emphasizing emotional regulation as treatment modality also. This article attempts to emphasize the connections between harsha an emotional state of satisfaction/happiness and the process of wound healing.
Keywords: Ayurveda, harsha, healing, inflammatory mediators