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International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy


ISSN Online:2229-3566

ISSN Print: 2277-4343

Article: WOUND MANAGEMENT BY SUSHRUTA IN A COMPLETE MANNER: A LITERATURE REVIEW

Article Category: Review articles

DOI: 10.7897/2277-4343.120130

Pages: 133-136

Author: Bhandare Madhuri Vitthalrao *, Mhatre Sagar Raghunath, Bhandare Pooja Vitthalrao

Abstract: Wound and its management is one of the most important basic principle of surgery. In modern surgery text wound is described in detail but first evidences are available in ancient Indian system of medicine namely Ayurveda as Vrana and Vrana Ropana (wound healing). Most of the acharyas described it in Samhitas but Sushruta described it in a complete manner which is also practically implemented in various types of wound and specially very useful in non-healing wound where modern surgery has some limitations. Hence in this review article wound management by Sushruta is focused and collected in one article which is scattered in various Adhyaya of Sushruta Samhita.




Keyword: wound, Vrana, wound healing