ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: A REVIEW ON CLINICAL APPLICATION OF TWENTY-FOUR TREATMENT PROTOCOL IN VISHA CHIKITSA
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Shashibindu * and Shruthi M
Abstract: Treating and managing Visha (poison) conditions is entirely different than that of treating other disease conditions. Hence Agada Tantra (Toxicology) given prime importance and is kept as a separate branch among the eight branches of Ayurveda. Acharya Charaka said 24 treatment protocols (Chaturvimshati Upakrama) and by these protocols can able to counteract all the conditions produced by any type of poison. Acharya Charaka also told, every Visha condition is different and patient may come to our clinics in different stages of poisoning. Hence by using the Intelligence, have to choose the treatment protocol according to the condition of the patient from these 24-treatment protocol.
Keyword: Agada Tantra, Chaturvimshati Upakrama, Visha, Poison, Yukti