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Journal: International Education and Research Journal (Vol.8, No. 5)

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Page : 15-18

Keywords : Garlic; Taste; Therapeutic virtues; Medicinal virtues; hyperlipidemia; Twak Roga (skin diseases); Gulma (intra-abdominal tumour); Rajyakshma;

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In ancient time Kalp Chikitsa was very popular due to its incredible result, like Rasayana effect and prevention from diseases. The syllabus of Kalp is described for mode of action of drugs, their preparations and how to prescribed to the patient. Lasuna Kalp is explained by Acharya Kashyapa and Acharya Sodhala in the Separate chapter in Kashyap Samhita (Vriddhjeevaka Tantra) and Gadnigraha respectively. Some modern literature books also mentioned the medicinal properties of garlic in detail in the separate chapter. Generally it is used as a spice for enhancing the taste and aroma of Indian cuisine. The chapter Lasuna Kalp has been attributed to explain the benefits of Lasuna (Garlic) as Ahara, Ausdhi and Rasayana Kalpa. In this context Acharya Kashyapa explained indication, contra-indications, therapeutic uses, doses, duration of Lasuna as a Kalp has been highlighted. Lasuna Kalp explained by Acharya Kashyapa may prove itself a solution when it is judicially used in the prevention and cure of diseases.

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