|Etymology/ Definition||धावने प्रक्षालने । सु.चि.२२।३१ डल्हण.|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – washing , cleansing|
|Implied Meaning||It is a type of treatment procedure , which is advocated for purification of body parts .|
|Elaboration||Due to causative factors , vitiated Doshaa _ s get lodged into various body parts . Purificatory measure used for the removal of deeply situated Doshaa _ s 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 .
|Synonyms||Vis ` hodhana|
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