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Chikitsaa Prakaara:S`hodhana Gan`d`oosha

Prakaara Paribhaashaa:

  • The type of Gan`d`oosha used for S`hodhana (purification) of mouth and breath is termed as S`hodhana Gan`d`oosha.

Other Description:

  • The drugs used for this type of gargling should have bitter,pungent, sour and salty taste and hot potency.
  • Gargling with Kshaara Dravya as a Pas`hchaat Karma of Nasya should be avoided if the patient is suffering with Mukhapaaka (ulcerations inside oral cavity)
  • Gan`d`oosha is contraindicated in children below the age of 5 years.

Last updated on April 30th, 2021 at 06:27 am

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