|Literary Meaning||To make black|
|Implied Meaning||To eliminate white marks caused by improper healing of wound.|
|Elaboration||This is one of the sixty treatment modalities used to treat a wound. This treatment is used when the wound is healed.|
Sometimes, when the wound is healed, the skin over the wound becomes white. Blackening measure is employed in white scars caused by improper healing of wound ( Language, purpose needs to alter ). In this, some medicines are applied on the skin i. e. Lepa .
e. g. oil extracted from Bibheetaka ( Terminalia belerica ), Tagar ( Valerian wallichi ) can be used.
Some other substances used in this treatment are –
1. Flowers of Hareetakee ( Terminalia chebula ), Bibheetaka ( Terminalia belerica ), and Aamalakee ( Emblica officinelis ) .
2. Ayorajah ( Red Iron Oxide or Ferric oxide )
3. Kaaseesam ( Ferrous Sulphate or Green Vitriol ).
Last updated on March 12th, 2021 at 10:57 am