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|Literary Meaning||M / W – act of softening|
|Implied Meaning||It is a procedure by which hardness of the wound is converted to softness.|
|Elaboration||This is one of the 60 procedures in wound healing.|
This process is indicated where the wound is –
Hard ( Kat`hina )
Devoid of flesh
Vitiated ( Dusht`a )
This condition is cause due to vitiation of Vaayu ; it makes the wound hard. To make the wound soft and gentle ( Mridu ), Sneha ( Ghrita, Taila, Vasaa and Majjaa ) are use, which are Vaata pacifying agents. Drugs having sweet taste and having unctuous attribute are also used.
Seka ( continuous pouring of liquid on a lesion ) is carried out in Kaphaanugata Vran`a .
In Vaata vitiated wound, Raktamokshan`a is also performed. Gaad`ha Bandha ( tight pressure bandage ) is applied on the wound.
All these procedures bring softness to the wound, avoid hardness, and enhance the process of wound healing.
Last updated on March 16th, 2021 at 09:56 am