Conceptual Study of Virechana Karma by Abhayadi Modak in Khalitya

  • Kanungo Swati PG Scholar, Dept. of Panchakarma, College Of Ayurved, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemeded University,
  • Kadus Priyadarshani Arvind Associate Professor, Dept of Panchakarma, College Of Ayurved, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune.
  • Vedpathak Surendra Martand Professor and Head, Dept of Panchakarma, College of Ayurved, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune.
Keywords: Khalitya, Virechan karma, Abhayadimodak, Pitta, Samhitas

Abstract

Hair plays an important role in making body externally beautiful. Healthy and good looking long hair makes a person mentally enthusiastic and healthy. But in modern era due to extremely busy schedule, pollution and unhealthy diet, hair fall i.e. “Khalitya†is increasing day by day, and main victims who are facing this problem are youngsters. Aim of this study is “study of efficacy of Virechana Karma by Abhayadi Modaka in Khalityaâ€. Even though Abhayadi Modaka is indicated in Palitya (graying of hair), it can also be used for Khalitya (Hair fall) as the Samprapti (pethogenesis) of Khalitya (hair fall) and Palitya (Graying of hair) is same. Due to Adhobhagahara Prabhava, it facilitates the Virechana karma (purgation) and the Virechana Karma (purgation) can help the Vatanuloman, Kaphashodhan and reduces the Ushnta of Pitta. A theoretical conceptual study based on analytic review of different ayurvedic texts on Khalitya (Hair fall) treat by Virechana Karma (Purgation therapy). In this study Bhrihattrayee, Laghuttrayee and other Samhitas have been reviewed thoroughly. After collecting the study material, it was analysis on the basis of Ayurvedic principles of treatment, Virechana Karma (purgation) is most suitable for the disease which is elevated by Pitta. This process is also useful for elimination of Vata along with Kapha Dosha.

Author Biographies

Kanungo Swati, PG Scholar, Dept. of Panchakarma, College Of Ayurved, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemeded University,
PG Scholar, Dept. of Panchakarma, College Of Ayurved, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemeded University,
Kadus Priyadarshani Arvind, Associate Professor, Dept of Panchakarma, College Of Ayurved, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune.
Associate Professor, Dept of Panchakarma, College Of Ayurved, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune.
Vedpathak Surendra Martand, Professor and Head, Dept of Panchakarma, College of Ayurved, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune.
Professor and Head, Dept of Panchakarma, College of Ayurved, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune.
Published
2014-12-27
Section
Review Articles