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Bhasmaka Chikitsaa

Reference :
Ch.Chi.15, A.H.Chi.10

Introduction :
This is a disease caused due to the hyper-functioning of the digestive capacity (Teekshn`aagni). In this condition, Pitta and Vaata are aggravated. Patient gets relief after having food and becomes irritated when hungry.

Saamaanya Chikitsaa:
Pouring water on fire definitely douses it similar principle is employed in the management of this condition. The patient should be feed frequently before the previous food is digested.

Virechana should be administered to alleviate Pitta and Paayasa should be given after the Virechana. Formulations like Trivrit S`hyaamaa Siddha Ksheera

Siraavyadha should be performed followed by following formulations:

  • Godhooka Choorn`a Mantha or Jeevaneeya Gan`a Siddha Ghrita.
  • Vasaa, Majjaa, Ghrita should be used for Snehana.
  • Taila should not be used.

Pathya Aahaara:
Dietshould be administered having following properties.
Gun`a: Guru, Snigdha Sheeta, Manda, Saandra, S`heeta, Sthira, Pichchhla
Rasa: Madhura Rasa
Karma:Kaphakara, Medura, Pusht`eekara
DravyaPaayasa, Vasaa, Majjaa,

Though indigestion is caused by this dietary regime, in this stage, diet should be given continuously to avoid depletion of Dhaatu and to avoid complication and death. Diet like fish, which are having Slakshn`a sthira gun`should be used. Other diet items

Dugdha and Ghrita added with Madhuchchhisht`a should be used for thirst.

Pathya Vihaara:
Divaasvaapashould be advised as Pathyaa Vihaara.

        The patient should not be kept without food for long.
        The Virechana should be administered cautiously according to the condition of the patient
        All measures should be taken to protect the Agni and to maintain in its normal functions.

Search Anveshaka:
        Search Kalpa, Dravya, Ahaara, Chikitsaa Karma, Vihaara
        Effect on Agni – Atyagni Naas`ha, Agni Naas`ha,
        Indicated in Vyaadhi = Bhasmaka
        Gun`a – Guru, Manda, Pichchhila, S`heeta, Saandra, Snigdha
        Effect on Dosha Kaphakara
        Effect on Dhaatu Medavardhaka

Last updated on February 15th, 2021 at 11:24 am

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