A REVIEW ON INSIGHTS OF SUSHRUTOKTA DAGDHA VRANA
Dr. Poornima Jalawadi*
Burn injury has been associated with the evolution of human civilization since time immemorial. Burn injuries has always been faced by human in different era with change of mode injury from past to present. Unlike other diseases the basics of burn injury remains more or less same. The basic concepts and principles of management of burn injury is described in Ayurveda are very much relevant and useful in this era of modern surgery. Sushruta Samhita, the treasure of surgical knowledge of ancient Indian civilization, is a rich source of information regarding burn injury, assessment and management. The reviewed data evaluated scientifically to make it usable in the modern era of surgery, So the benefits of Ayurveda can be introduced in modern era of burn care.
Keywords: Ayurveda, Dagdha vrana, Burn wound, Susrut Samhita.
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