STUDY OF TOPICAL APPLICATION OF TANKANA MALAHARA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF DUSHTA VRANA: A CASE STUDY
Dr. Anantkumar V. Shekokar*, Dr. Kanchan M. Borkar and Dr. Laxmi R. Wagh
There are various drugs in Ayurveda which can be helpful in Vrana but Effectiveness of Kshara is nevertheless because Kshara dose Shodhan and Ropana simultaneously which is helpful to actual healing of wounds. Tankana is known as king of kshara because it is readily available, cheapest and very effective. Tankana Malahar used topically for various infected wounds. The aim of this study is to evaluate the role of Tankana Malahara in the treatment of Dushta Vrana. It is a single observational innovative case study. A female aged 40 years presented with a non-healing infected wound on her left leg just below the thumb dorsally with a history of 2 months. On examination, there was a elliptical wound having some black color necrosed tissue and slough with foul smelling, measuring about 3 x 5 cm in size and 1 cm deep caused by local infection. The routine laboratory investigations were within normal limit except hemoglobin and the swab culture test of the wound bed was reported infection of Staphylococcus aureus. This case study showed effective wound healing by topical application of Tankana Malahara.
Keywords: There are various Kshara Tankana Malahara.
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