International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Subjective Paper | Ayurveda | India | Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022

Jaluka Avacharan (Leech Therapy) in Diabetic Foot Ulcer: A Case Study Report

Aniruddha Prasad [3] | Dhiman Mazumder [3] | P. B. Karmahapatra [3]

Abstract: Ayurveda has introduced several therapeutic measures like sodhana, shaman, kharakarma, agni karma and shastra karma etc. for eliminating the diseases & prevention of health. Now a days Jalukaavacharan1 (Leech therapy) is a popular shastra karma of ayurveda where bloodletting like special surgical intervention usually done. There are some special diseases like vrana (ulceration), vidradhi (abscess) Vranasotha (inflamation), twakaroga (skin diseases), arbud (tumor) granthi (lymph adenoma) are taken into consideration for Jalukaavacharan (leechtherapy ). As in present study a 50 years old diabetic patient having the allopathic anti diabetic drug history presented with severe foot ulcer.the patient treated here with Jalukaavacharan through four sittings in weekly interval. In every sitting 3 jaluka were introduced at a time in different periulcerative area. During the jalukaavacharan therapy his allopathic anti diabetic medicines have not been withdrawn, no other oral ayurvedic medicines has been introduced. So that incidence of clinical success is needed to be published here to encourage the ayurvedic practitioner towards managements of such noxious problem. It could be stated as an effort for establishing a safe therapy in curing of the foot ulcer.

Keywords: Jalukaavacharan, Diabetic foot ulcer, Mehajanyavrana

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022,

Pages: 1412 - 1414

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