Susruta Ayurveda

leech therapy

An Introduction To Para-Surgical Modalities In Ayurveda

Para surgical, however, is a broad term to describe the procedure or treatment modality that works as a surgical procedure but doesn’t use sharp or equipped instruments or medicine. In Ayurveda, there are multiple para-surgical procedures among which major contribution is by  Sushruta Samhita is the basic source of origin, also to modern surgery. Susruta described the …

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LEECH THERAPY IN AYURVEDA: HEALING AND HEALTH

Leech therapy / Hirudino therapy / Jalokavcharana (JA) can be traced from ancient civilization when the Ayurveda was in the scripting phase. The novel Ayurveda text Sushruta Samhita devoted a complete chapter on hirudin/leech therapy. Earlier leech was widely used in practice but by time in the early 20th century, this therapy had a major setback due to the origin and …

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