Critical Review on Ksharaplota and its Therapeutic Aspects
Kshara is a very important therapeutic approach of Ayurveda ShalyaTantra with minimal invasion. The utilization of Kshara contributes significantly towards the management of ulcer and wound. Kshara application may be two types Pratisarneeya and Paaneeya. Ksharaplota is one of the Pratisarneeya type parasurgical methods of Ayurveda involving use of Kshara to treat various anorectal disorders. Ksharaplota not only clean wound but also covers it and removes debris. Ksharaplota is safe, economic and easy to use for the management of fistula-in-ano & hemorrhoids, etc. The aim of this review article is to summarize all aspect of Ksharaplota therapy to explore therapy for upcoming researchers.
Keywords: Infected wound, Vrana-Shodhana, Ksharaplota, Dushta Vrana, Alkaline Medicated Gauze.
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