REVIEW ON VRANITOPASANA W.R.T SUSHRUTA SAMHITA
Dr. Meghana N.*, Christy Jose Cheriaan and Suma K. J.
The purpose of this article is to highlight the beautiful and scientific approach of acharya sushruta in the management of the wounded person as explained in the chaper Vranitopasaneeya Adhyaya Of Sushruta Samhita, Sutrasthana. Successful management of wound is the biggest challenge in todays world. Sushruta samhita concentrates on every minute aspect of the wound and the wounded to treat it sucessfully within short time without any complications. Along with successful management of wound it is aslo very important to take care of the wounded person. A whole chapter is dedicated to the management of the wounded person named Vranitopasaniya adhyaya where acharya sushruta explains all the aspects of attending a wounded person like how the room should be designed, where it should be constructed, what’s the amount of wind and sun to be allowed in the room, direction of placing cot, materials to be used to prepare bed and bed covers, diet and regimens to be followed, things to be avoided, what makes wound heal faster, who should stay with and attend the wounded, drugs for raksha karma, procedures of raksha karma.
Keywords: Vrana, vranita, vranitopasana, vranitagara, vranitopasaniya adhyaya, wounded.
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