ROLE OF POORVAKARMA PRIOR TO SHODHANA
Shwetambika, Ananta S. Desai and Shaila Borannavar
In present era Panchakarmahas got prominent role in the management of the diseases . Shodhana with the help of Panchakarma expells the doshas from their nearest routes so disease cannot revert after. Without proper poorvakarma, shodhana effect cannot be achieved, Even if shodhana procedure performed properly. Because without poorvakarma doshas cannot be changed to nirama state through which they can be expelled out. Poorvakarmas like deepana, pachana, snehana, swedana plays important role in bringing the sama doshas to nirama state, as they mobilize doshas from shakha to koshta and thus helps in easy expelling of doshas from body.
Keywords: panchakarma, poorvakarma, deepana, panchana, snehana.
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