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Therapeutic Aspects of Agnikarma and its Importance in Current Ayurvedic Practice

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 4)

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Page : 22-24

Keywords : Agnikarma; Dagdha; Dahanopakaran;

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Ayurveda is the everlasting supreme science of medicine, because it deals with promotion of health and curing the disease. Acharya Shushrut known as father of surgery has described various surgical procedures along with some para surgical measure in different disease condition. Agnikarma is one amongst these para surgical procedure. Agnikarma is one of the superior para surgical techniques mentioned in Ayurveda. In Agnikarma therapeutic burning with special tools are done on specific on specific sites. Agnikarmahas been given special place in surgery by Shushrut and it is believed that disease treated by Agnikarma never reoccurs. In modern time also it is used and termed as therapeutic burns or cauterisation. In this paper attempt is being made to review various aspects of Agnikarma and principles of Agnikarma in management of various disease. This study concludes that Agnikarma is very effective easy and simple procedure that can employed as outpatient procedure.

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