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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 204-210

A review of Panchakarma treatment of poisoning with reference to Brihatrayi


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Agadtantra Vyavhara Ayurved, Smt. Vimaladevi Ayurved Medical College and Hospital, Wandhari, Chandrapur (MH), India
2 Associate Professor, Department of Agadtantra Vyavhara Ayurved, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved Medical College, Salod (H) Wardha, Maharashtra, India

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Akhilesh Ashok Deshmukh
Assistant Professor, Department of Agadtantra Vyavhara Ayurved, Smt. Vimaladevi Ayurved Medical College and Hospital, Wandhari, Chandrapur (MH)
India
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Introduction:Poisoning is very common now a day. Toxicity occurs due to environmental pollution that is air, water, soil pollution, also by Sthavara, Jangama and Kritrama Visha. Sthavara Visha includes toxicity by herbal drugs, heavy metals, etc. Jangama Visha includes poisoning by animals or living organisms. Kritrama Visha includes toxicity by packing materials, container material, preservatives, food colour, etc. When these things come in contact with body, it produces toxic effects on body. Some toxins may produce due to continuous use or intake of substance or drugs. Some toxins remain in the body for longertime period resulting in Dushivisha. Aim : To remove the toxins from body Chaturvinshati Upakrama are mentioned in Charaka Samhita. Material and Methods: In the Chaturvinshati Upakrama, Shaman and Shodhan Chikitsa are mentioned. But the treatment which is to be used to save the life of patient is in the sequence of primary Vamanadi Shodhana Chikitsa then secondarily different Kalpas and Agadas that is Shaman Chikitsa are to be used. Vamanadi Shodhana Chikitsais included in Panchakarma. Observations: The procedure can be chosen according to Visha Vega or Visha Adhishthana where the poison is deposited. Different Yogas for Vamana, Virechana, Nasya were mentioned in Samhitas. Raktamokshana is one of the most important treatments when toxins enter in the blood. Some other Karma such as Agnikarma, Dhupana, Lepa, Anjana, Dhumpana are also very useful to treat poisoning. Conclusion: Vamanadi Panchakarma can be effectively used to remove poison completely from the body


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