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Etymology/ Definitionपिचु: स्थूलकर्पटिका । च. चि. १९/४६ चक्रपाणि पिचुनेति तूलकपिण्डिकया । च. सू. ५/७० चक्रपाणि
ReferenceC.Chi.19/46 Chakrapaan`i, C.Su.5/70 Chakrapaan`i
Literary MeaningM / W – Cotton swab, Vangueria Spinosa
Implied MeaningIt is a cotton swab used for local application or for keeping a pack.
ElaborationPichu is mainly used in treatment of anal and vaginal diseases ( e. g. rectal prolapse Guda Bhrams`ha prolapsed uterus Yoni Sramsa ). It is also used as a pack to arrest bleeding from nose.
It is useful to absorb the secretions from wounds, to support the prolapsing organs or to retain the medication at the site for a longer period of time.
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