EFFECT OF MADHUSARPI IN SADYOVRANA- A CONCEPTUAL STUDY
*Dr. Poornima P.K.M., Dr. Aiyanna and Dr. Siddesh Aradyamath
Healing is not a science but the intuitive art of wooing nature (W.H. Auden, "The Art of Healing"). Throughout the history man had to contend with dermal wounds, substances derived from animals, plants and minerals formed the basis of crude remedies used to staunch bleeding, reduce swelling, minimize pain, mask foul smells and promote healing. The main objective of the study is to understand the effects of the drug madhusarpi on fresh wounds, here is an attempt to evaluate the role of madhusarpi as external application in sadyovrana. Conclusion: The relentless emergence of antibiotic-resistant strains of pathogens, together with the retarded discovery of novel antibiotics, the whole world is looking towards the science-based Evidence based ayurvedic medicine for the management of infection. The drugs selected here are time tested and effective remedies being in use since thousands of years, an attempt to understand the mode of action of drug on wound.
Keywords: Sadyovrana, Dushta Vrana, Shashthi Upakrama, Madhu and Sarpi.
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