|Literary Meaning||Cleansing of vitiated / contaminated wound|
|Implied Meaning||Due to the Dosha and pus, wound is vitiated leading to the improper healing or non – healing of the wound ; in this condition cleansing of the wound ( Vran`a S`hodhana ) is indicated.|
|Elaboration||When wound smells foul ( Durgandhee ), there is Kleda ( presence of watery secretions ), Pichchila ( sticky and slimy secretions ); then the wound is to be cleansed by Kashaaya Dravya ( astringent drugs ) like Ankot`a ( Alangium lamarckii Thwaites ), Karaveera ( Nerium odorum Soland .) etc.|
S`hodhana Varti can be applied in a wound with a foreign body with small opening, deeply penetrated, reaching muscles.
In Pitta vitiated व्रण , deep wound, suppurated wound, Kaarpaasee Phala Sarshapa Ghrita is to be administered.
Elevated, rough wound, wound with scanty secretions, Sarshapa Taila is a cleansing agent.
If wound cleansing fails, Rasakriyaa is to be use. Rasakriyaa can be prepared from Sauraasht`ree, Hareetakee etc.
Last updated on March 19th, 2021 at 09:32 am