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Baahya (Route of administration of drugs)

KeywordBaahya (Route of administration of drugs)
Implied MeaningExternal route of administration of drugs.
ElaborationIt is an external route of administration of drugs. In this, the drugs are administered as –
1. Lepa : In this, medicines are applied over the skin. Bhraajaka Pitta present in the skin accepts the attributes of these medicines.
2. Abhyanga : It means massage. Most of the times warm oil is used for this.
3. Parisheka : In this, patient is bathed with decoctions.
4. Avagaaha : In this, patient is allowed to sit in a large container filled with decoctions.

Last updated on March 11th, 2021 at 04:45 am

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