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Chikitsaa Prakaara: Anagni Sveda Upanaaha

Prakaara Paribhaashaa:

This is a type of Anagni Svedana.
Upanaaha means poultice. Its a local type of fomentation.

Chikitsaa Karma:

Due to Ushn`a and Alpa Teekshn`a properties of this type of fomentation sweating occurs. Amla Rasa and Lavan`a Rasa have Ushn`a and Alpa Teekshn`a properties. So the drugs used for Upanaaha Sveda are always Amla and Lavan`a.

Other Description:

Snigdha Upanaaha should be used in Apakva Na Ati Vriddha Amarmaga Valmika. (S. Chi. 20/52)

Last updated on February 22nd, 2021 at 11:27 am

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