ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: SONITA-STHAPANA MAHAKASHAYA: A CRITICAL REVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Richa Khandelwal *, Sumit Nathani, A.R. Murthy
Abstract: Ayurveda is a great science and have very enormous ancient literature in Samskrita language like brhatrayi and laghutrayi. Many of Ayurveda concepts and terms have not been recognized yet due to its intricacy. One such type of term is sonita-sthapana. Sonita-Sthapana term is given by Acarya Charaka in the context of Mahakasaya. This review is based on different commentaries on Ayurveda text and different modern text and information available on internet. On the basis of the review it is clear that sonita-sthapana is a broad term which includes rakta-prasadana, rakta-Stambhana and rakta-vardhana property. Some of drugs of this Mahakasaya are having all three properties, others having one or two, and acts accordingly.
Keyword: ?o?ita-Sth?pana Mah?ka??ya, rakta-pras?dana, rakta-Stambhana and rakta-vardhana