ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: A CRITICAL REVIEW OF SEVANI WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO JIHWAGATA SEVANI
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Kumar Nitin *, Manohar Jannu, Nath Pashupati
Abstract: Sushruta Samhita, one of the representative treatises of the Dhanwanthareeya Sampradaaya of Ayurveda. Terminologies in the different contexts of Sushruta Samhita. Critical analysis of these terminologies under the Ayurvedic perspective is required to provide a new outlook towards understanding Sushruta’s approach to human anatomy. Sevani is seven in number. Among them, five are situated in Shira, one in Jihwa & one in Shepha. Surgical procedures are contraindicated in the region of Sevani. Jihvais derived from the Mamsa, Rakta and Kapha. It is composed of thirty-six Sira and nourished by four Urdhwagata Dhamani. In the description of Alasa disease, in which there is Paaka of the muscles of the tongue. Therefore, it is instructed to surgeons not to take incision in the midline part of the floor of the tongue.
Keyword: Sevani, Jihwagata Sevani, Paribhasa Sharira, Frenulum Linguae, Tongue.