A CONCEPTUAL REVIEW ON DAHANOPAKARANA (MATERIALS USED FOR AGNIKARMA)
Keywords:Agnikarma,Melting point, Panchadhatu shalaka
In Ayurveda, treatment by Agnikarma was well known tool as early as the 1500-1000 years BC. Pain is an uncomfortable feeling that tells you something may be wrong .It can be throbbing, stabbing, aching, pinching, or described in many other ways. Parasurgical procedures might be the hope of effective management of pain. Agnikarma(thermal cauterization) is one among prime parasurgical procedure .It produces instantaneous relief by instant reduction in pain, release of muscle spasm and stiffness. Agnikarma has been given special place in surgery by Sushrutha and it is also believed that diseases treated by Agnikarma never reoccur. In this study a brief focus has been laid upon various materials used in Agni karma. Dahanopakarana are various accessories like drugs, articles and substances used to produce therapeutic burns during Agnikarma chikitsa . This review article helps to understand various materials and its melting points used in Agnikarma.
How to Cite
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.