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Article: A REVIEW ON CLINICAL APPLICATION OF SUKRAKSHAYA AND KSHEENASUKRA LAKSHANAS WITH RESPECT TO ANDROGEN DEFICIENCY
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Duragappa Savantri *, Madhava Diggavi
Abstract: Sukra is the essence of all Dhatus and responsible for the both Prakruta and Vikruta function on the Body in Physiological and Pathological conditions respectively. Androgens are the male gonadal hormones and maintain the male reproductive functions. Acharya Sushruta clears that Sukradhara kala is present in all living organisms and all over the body as like Circulating Androgens in the blood. The dysfunction of Sukra Dhatu will affect all over the body by means of Many Causative factors (Nidanas) or Secondary affection as a result of many systemic disorders. In Bruhatrayi and Laghutrayee explained Ksheena sukra lakshana and Sukrakshaya lakshana to understand Sukra dushti. Here sukra denotes Semen plus androgen. Hyper and hypo androgenic action cause many diseases and itself will get affect by the influence of many systemic disorders so one should meticulously to be evaluated in most of the diseases even other than infertility cases for Sukrakshaya and androgen deficiency.
Keyword: Ksheena Sukra, Sukrakshaya, Androgen deficiency, Sarvadaihika lakshana, Sthanika Lakshana,