A CRITICAL STUDY OF DAGDHA VRANA (BURN INJURY) IN AYURVEDIC SYSTEM OF MEDICINE

  • Taifa Rozy PG Scholar, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, Govt. Ayurvedic College, Guwahati, Assam.
  • Barman Kumar Pankaj Associate Professor and HOD, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, Govt. Ayurvedic College, Guwahati, Assam.
  • Medhi Champak Assistant Professor, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, Govt. Ayurvedic College, Guwahati, Assam.
Keywords: Sushruta, Dagdha Vrana, Burn Injury.

Abstract

In Ayurvedic classics use of medicinal, surgical and para surgical modalities for treatment of different ailments are given. The para surgical procedures like Agnikarma, Ksharakarma and Raktamoksan were commonly used by the Ayurvedic physicians. During the therapy like Agnikarma there were accidental burn injuries known as Pramad dagdha or Ittartha dagdha. According to nature of cause of burn it is of two types Snigdha and Ruksa. Acharya Sushruta has elaborately described the types, clinical features, treatment principles and Upadrava (complications) of Dagdha vrana. Acharya Charaka has mentioned burn wound as Agantuja vrana. Dagdha vrana (burn injury) and its management were also found in various treatise of Ayurveda written in different time periods. The paper is review of types, clinical features and management of the Dagdha vrana (burn injury) found in different ayurvedic texts.

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Published
2020-07-12
How to Cite
Taifa Rozy, Barman Kumar Pankaj, & Medhi Champak. (2020). A CRITICAL STUDY OF DAGDHA VRANA (BURN INJURY) IN AYURVEDIC SYSTEM OF MEDICINE. International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharma Research, 8(7), 84-88. https://doi.org/10.47070/ijapr.v8i7.1492
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