Insomnia in Ayurveda, also termed as Anidra is responsible for imbalance in sleep. From the ayurvedic perspective, the five doshas or humors are completely responsible for Tarpaka Kapha, Sadhak Pitta or Prana Vatha.
Tarpaka Kapha is a sub of Kapha (water) that nourishes the brain cells and facilitates for good sleep. Improper nourishment of such doshas leadsto insomnia. This controlsemotions, desires, decisiveness and spirituality. The imbalance of such doshas makes a person demanding andworkaholic
Prana Vatha, a sub category of vata (air) is linked to insomnia, worry, anxiety and depression. This dosha makes the nervous system to be sensitive.
Each disease varies from user to user. And so, Ayurveda performs treatments accordingly. Some of the possible treatment includes Panchakarma and others.