A REVIEW ARTICLE ON ROLE OF JALAUKAVACHARANA IN VARIOUS DISORDERS
*Gupta Neha A., Shivam Gupta, Gupta Trupti A. and Bhivgade Harihar S.
In today’s busy life style the number of various disease increases and its management because of cosmetic purpose is gaining more importance. In Ayurveda Shodhan therapy like Raktamokshana helps in eradication of condition from root and also decreases recurrence rate and also helps in improving complexion. Jalaukavacharana is mentioned as Shodhana therapy in Raktapradushaja Vikaras (Su.Su13/1-24) by Sushruta. Jalauka not only removes impure blood from body but also injects biologically active substances which help in management of various disorders. Jalaukavacharana is also called as blood letting therapy used in purification of blood by removing deeply seated various toxins in the blood and also increases blood flow to that part by anticoagulation property which increases local circulation and nutrition supply to that area. Jaluka and its uses had been practiced in past in every region of world. It is considered as most unique and most effective method of blood letting and safely indicated in all mankind including patients with poor threshold to pain.
Keywords: Jalukavacharan, Raktamokshan, Shodhana.
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