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Review Article

Year: 2018 | Month: January-March | Volume: 3 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 39-44

Agnikarma in Ayurved: An Overview

Dnyaneshwar.K.Jadhav1, Dr.Sushilkumar Jangid2

1Assistant Professor, Kayachikitsa Department, 2Assistant Professor, Agadtantra Department,
Shri Dhanwantri Ayurvedic Medical College & Research Centre, India - 281401

Corresponding Author: Dnyaneshwar.K.Jadhav


Ayurveda is the everlasting supreme science of medicine because it deal with promotion of health and curing the diseases. The aim of Medical Science is to provide better health to every human being. To achieve this goal the pathy should be able to eliminate the disease and that to be without any side effects.
Ayurveda have shaman and shodhanchikitsa. Varity of medical procedure mentioned in Ayurved samh it as like ksharkarma, lepanam etc. AgniKarmais one of the important proceduredescribed in Ayurveda. In this fast lifestyle patients need instant result on all pain. AgniKarma is one of the fast procedure to reduced vedana (pain). Many samhitas have description of AgniKarma. From meaning to indication, contraindication, its superiority all information included in charak, sushrut, vagbhat, har it as amhita. Acharya Dalhana have given explanation regarding the shapes of AgniKarma in his commentary. This AgniKarma is original idea of modern cauterization procedure. This review article will help to all to gain best knowledge about AgniKarma.

Keywords: AgniKarma, Ayurveda, Review.

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