AGNIKARMA: A BLESSING FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT
Dr. Rakesh Shukla*, Dr. Omprakash Dwivedi, Dr. Jinesh Jain and Dr. Sanjeev Khuje
Efficient pain management has always been a hurdle. A pain-free life is the longing of everyone. Agnikarma has
been explained as one among the Anushastras having greater importance in the management of diseases. All
Ayurvedic classics have described Agnikarma in curing different disorders. In Agnikarma the recurrence of the
diseases will not be there if once they are treated and cured by it. This Agnikarma can be utilized as preventive
measure, as post –operative procedure, and as a haemostatic manner. Agnikarma technique has effect on disorder
of Asthi (bone), Sandhi (joint’s), Snayu (ligament and tendon) as told by Vedic Indian surgeon, Sushrutacharya.
Keywords: Agnikarma, Cauterization.
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