ROLE OF RAKTAMOKSHAN IN VARIOUS DISEASES- A CRITICAL REVIEW

  • Ravinder Singh Khattra SKSSAMC&H, Sarabha, Ludhiana, Punjab
Keywords: Bloodletting, raktamokshan, raktadhatu, Jaulaka, Siravedha

Abstract

Raktamokshan (bloodletting) is a unique treatment /procedure of ancient Indian medicines. It is commonly used for the detoxification through which a state of health is maintained as well as diseases could be cured with the help of it. It is also known as bloodletting technique in which the impure blood is taken out from the patient’s body who is suffering from disease. Hence this procedure detoxifies rakta dhatu(blood) with different methods according to the prakriti(constitution) of the patient. The present study is to compile various methods of raktamokshan in different diseases and its benefits.

Author Biography

Ravinder Singh Khattra, SKSSAMC&H, Sarabha, Ludhiana, Punjab
Assistant Professor, Shalakya Tantra

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Published
2018-11-15