International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018

Role of Nasya Karma and Dhoomapana Karma in Management of Tamaka Shwasa

Dr. Kanaka Lakshmi R | Dr. Vinay Kumar K N

Abstract: Respiration is evident feature of life which is carried out by Prana Vayu. Disease are manifesting due to the Asathmya Ahara and vihara (nidhana). Acharya Charaka has been explained after Kasa roga, leads to Swasa condition if its left untreated. Here Prana and Udhana Vayu gets affected due to various reasons leading to difficulty in breathing, heaviness in the chest, here sole sign of life is affected leading to Tamaka Swasa and it can be correlated with the disease Bronchial Asthma on basis of its feature and Etiopathogenisis. If disease is acute origin then condition is curable (sadhya) and in chronic stage its manageable (yapya). Acharya Charaka says according to Sthana, Karana and Moola, Chikitsa to be adopted. Prana vayu stana is murdha (shiras), hence Tamaka Swasa can be treated by Nasya Karma followed by Dhoomapana as Nasa (noistril) is considered as Shiraso Dhwara will be effective to reduce symptoms and controlling Prana Vayu.

Keywords: Tamaka Shwasa, Pranavata, Nasya Karma, Dhoomapana

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018,

Pages: 635 - 638

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