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Chikitsa Prakaara: Jihvaa Nirlekhana

Prakaara Paribhaashaa:

  • Cleaning the tongue.
  • Cleaning of tongue with Lekhan`ee [Stick]in the directionof the tongue is termed as Jihvaa Nirlekhana.


  • The cleaning should be done with the help of a stick of 10 Angula diameter made up of gold, silver, copper or a tender stem.
  • The stick should be Mridu (soft) and S`hlakshn`a.
  • The sticks should be rubbed gently over the tongue.
  • Precaution should be taken not to injure the tongue while rubbing.

Other Description:

  • Indications and various Dravya(sticks) to be used can be got through Anveshak search facility.

Last updated on April 29th, 2021 at 09:25 am

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