Virechanam

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Virechanam

Virechanam can be categorized into two ways-

Characteristics

  • Rooksha (dry) eg: purgation, laxation with medicinal powders + Warm water
  • Snigdha (uncteous) eg: purgation, laxation with medicated caster oil

Functional

  • Mriduvirechana (laxation) eg: Laxation with Triphala choornam + warm water
  • Theekshna virechana (purgation) eg: Purgation with abhayadi modakam, Avipathi choornam etc

Indications

  • Chronic constipation, Arshas
  • Pakshgatham, Skin diseases
  • Diseases of genito – urinary tract
  • Intoxication, Complications of amam
  • Manasika rogas
  • Pithaja disorders etc, G.I.T Disturbances
  • Liver and pancreatic dysfunctions and anomalies
  • Jaundice [kamala]