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Dhaavana(Yoni Dhaavana)

KeywordDhaavana(Yoni Dhaavana)
Etymology/ Definitionधावने प्रक्षालने । सु.चि.२२/३१ डल्हण
ReferenceS.Chi.22/31 D`alhan`a
Literary MeaningM / W – washing, cleansing
Implied MeaningIt is a type of treatment procedure, which is advocated for purification of body parts.
ElaborationDue to causative factors, vitiated Dosha get lodged into various body parts. Purificatory measure used for the removal of deeply situated Dosha is called Dhaavana . E. g. Vran`a Dhaavana ( purification of ulcers ), Yoni Dhaavana ( Vaginal douche ).
Substances used for purification are mainly of astringent taste.
Some regularly used astringent substances are: Lodhra Manjisht`haa Khadira .

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