Therapies in Ayurveda

TAKRA DHARA

Takra dhara is a variety of shirodhara, in which medicated buttermilk is poured in a continuous stream over the forehead, in a specified manner.   Materials required: Shirodhara device -1  Vessels-3 (To prepare  takra; to prepare amalaki kwatha; to take out takra from  droni) Towels: 3 Cotton plugs: 2 Gauze piece(60 cm): 2 Amalaki Choorna: 200g Milk: 1.5 litres Musta: 100g Oil for talam: 10...

Chavutti thirummu, Chavutti Uzhichil/Padaghatha

Chavutti thirummu, Chavutti Uzhichil/Padaghatha   According to Ayurveda, just before doing Panchakarma – Patient should be undergone some of the Purvaroopa’s that is preparatory procedures. Under this we can include 4 such preparatory procedures:- Deepana Pachana Snehana Swedana These procedures makes the patient ready to undergo the 5 Therapeutic procedures collectively called as Panchakarma Now for the question that how these preparatory...

Roma Shaatana/Removal of hair from wound Site

  Prakaara Paribhaashaa: Removal of hair from the site of wound or from the site of surgical procedure.   Pradhaanakarma: This Chikitsaa Prakaara is explained in context to Vran`a. This procedure is important because if the hairs are not removed they hinder and prevent its healing. This is one of the important procedures in surgery, particularly in plastic surgery. This prevents the infection or Vran`a Dusht`ee. Indications and...

Patra Pinda Sweda:

Patra means leaves of medicinal plants. Pinda means a bolus. Sweda means Fomentation or sudation. So it literally means Potali(Bolus) containing medicinal leaves that is heated with Medicated Oil is applied over Patients body, in such a way that the Bolus is made to have sudden contact over each adjacent part of the body for ...

Lepa

  Lepa literally means application of paste over a particular part of the body, this paste is absorbed through Romkupa(hair root), Svedavaha srotas(Sweat pores) and Siramukha resulting in a particular action Indications:- Visarpa(Eriyesepals), Sotha(Inflammation, Oedema), Vidrathi, Sandhivatha(Osteoarthritis), Amavatha(Rheumatoid Arthritis), Sirashoola(Headache), Vyanga, Dadru, Switra(Leucoderma), Indralupta, Vakagraha, Vakkashtata, Hair fall, Grey hair. A lepa is said to have actions like...

Sarvanga Takra Dhara

In Sarvanga Takra dhara medicated buttermilk is poured in all over Patient’s Body.   Materials required: Undini/Kindi Vessels-3 (To prepare  takra; to prepare amalaki kwatha; to take out takra from  droni) Towels: 3 Cotton plugs: 2 Gauze piece(60 cm): 2 Amalaki Choorna: 200g Milk: 1.5 litres Musta: 100g Oil for talam: 10 ml Rasnadi Choorna: 5 g Attendents-2 Drugs like Khadira, Aragvadha Patra, Nimba Patra, Triphala, Haridra.   Preparation of...

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