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A Review on Kshara Karma Therapy

Journal: International Journal of PharmaO2 (IJPO) (Vol.2, No. 2)

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Page : 0151-0155

Keywords : Kshara; Caustic; Panchanga; Ashes; Surgery;

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Kshara is the one of Ayurvedic dosage form used in India from ancient period for treatments of various diseases and disorder. Kshara is a caustic, alkaline in nature obtained from the ashes of medicinal plants, animals and minerals. Depending on Kshara use it classified as; Pratisaraniya Kshara and Paniya Kshara. Panchanga of medicinal plant used for preparation of Kshara. Kshara Karma therapy is useful as the substitute of surgical instruments, because they can be used safely on the patients who are afraid of surgery. It is a milder procedure compared to surgery and thermal cautery. It is versatile, because even such places that are difficult in approach by ordinary measures can be treated by Kshara Karma therapy.

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