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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 56-58

Conceptual Study of Chronic Poisoning With Special Reference to Dooshi Visha

Lecturer, Dept. of Agadatantra & Vyavahar Ayurved, Shri Gurudeo Ayrved College, Gurukunja ashram

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People are exposed to several kinds of toxins in our day to day life. Air pollution, Water pollution, exposure to Pesticides, Chemicals, and Fertilizers etc is a small part of the toxicity story. These poisons may not be potent enough to cause acute illness, but can cause ill effects even after a long period. These toxins are deposited in the body in a concealed form without being eliminated timely and properly. Such toxins are of latent toxicity is named as Dooshi Visha in Ayurveda and it causes many diseases in the body. Application of Dooshi Visha concept for the diagnosis and treatment can give rise better results in present scenario. In general sense the Dooshi Visha vitiates Dhatus inside the body with its ‘Dooshan SwabhavaDooshi Visha is not a type of poison rather it is a transformed state or latent stage which can be attained by any type of poison. It elucidate that any poison can become Dooshi Visha, when it is subjected to time, denaturized by antidotes, dried by fire. Poisons which are naturally weak in potency are also fall under this category. Dooshi Visha an important contribution of Ayurveda to the world not yet explored to its final extent.

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