Ojas is the essence of the seven dhatus, the bodily tissues. It is responsible for strength, vitality and immunity against disease.
All physiological activities in the body depend on Ojas and are necessary for the wellbeing of the body and mind.
As the ancient Ayurvedic text Charaka Samhita states, it is Ojas that keeps all living being refreshed. There can be no life without Ojas, it constitutes the essence of your whole body. The aim of Ayurvedic treatment is to promote good quality and quantity of Ojas.
The optimal level of Ojas will show in lustre of the eyes, strength of the body, suppleness of the limbs, resistance to disease, efficient digestion, potent fertility vital energy and a healthy mind.