Critical analysis of applicability of Shadanga Paneeya in Jwara Chikitsa: A Review
Jwara is one of the dreadful diseases, which affects the human body, mind as well as senses. The jwara has been described in all the classics of Ayurveda with prime importance. The fever has been described in detail with its etiology, pathology, sign symptoms, and management. Diet is being equally important as that of medicine. Jwara occurs due to the depletion of the digestive fire leading to the formation of aama. In Charak samhita different diet and drinks have been described as per the condition of jwara. Siddha jala (medicated drinks) has been described in jwara such as Ushna jala in vata kapha jwara, Tiktaka shruta sheeta jala in madyaja and paittika jwara, Shadanga Paneeya in all kinds of jwara. Shadanga paneeya has been described as useful in all kinds of jwara.Shadnga contains six drugs, viz., musta(Cyperus rotundus Linn), parpatak(Fumaria parviflora Lam.), usheera(Vetiveria zizanoides (Linn) Nash.), chandana(Santalum album Linn.), uddichya(Pavonia odorata Willd), nagar(Zingiber officinale Roscoe). This combination is unique, and helpful in all kinds of jwara. The drug possessing the properties of sheeta veerya and tikta, katu rasa, by virtue of which they are useful in pacifying the jwara. Therefore, here an attempt is made to understand the applicability of Shadanga paneeya in all kinds of jwara
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