By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S
Adhimamsa is a situation defined within the context of ‘dantamula gata roga’ i.e. illnesses of gums or alveolar processes. There’s one more situation named as Vardhana which additionally has been defined in the identical context and in addition resembles adhimamsa in its scientific presentation. However each are totally different circumstances.
Adhimamsa = adhi means additional, mamsa means flesh or muscle
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Extreme publicity or consumption of kapha aggravating elements together with meals and actions
Kapha getting aggravated in extra following the consumption of etiological elements resulting in aggravation of kapha will get lodged within the decrease jaw and causes a dysfunction pertaining to the gums on this area. This illness known as adhimamsa. The aggravated kapha causes swelling close to the molar tooth of the decrease jaw.
- Extreme consumption / publicity to of kapha aggravating elements (meals, actions)
- Aggravation of kapha
- Aggravated kapha will get lodged within the decrease jaw, particularly close to the molar tooth of the decrease jaw
- Swelling and extreme ache across the above talked about areas and extreme salivation
- Adhimamsa gum dysfunction
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Chedana – swelling is excised with sharp and sterile instrument, like a scalpel.
Pratisarana – area of the swelling shall be rubbed with the powder of the under talked about herbs –
The powder of vacha and so forth is combined with honey and rubbed towards the swelling. Since pratisarana has been talked about after chedana, we are able to contemplate the therapies as sequential i.e. the medicinal powder combined in honey shall be rubbed after having excised the swelling.
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Kavala Dharana – Decoction is ready with powder of Vacha and so forth herbs talked about within the pratisarana. This decoction is combined with honey and powder of Pippali. That is used for rinsing the mouth or used as gargle.
Dhavana / Prakshalana – Lesion contained in the mouth shall be washed with Patoladi Kwatha i.e. the decoction ready with the under talked about herbs –
- Patola – Pointed gourd – Trichosanthes dioica
- Triphala – Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellirica and Emblica officinalis
- Neem – Azadirachta indica
Shirovirechana – head purging – Powder of herbs which might cleanse and purge the morbid doshas within the head shall be used as snuff or the powder blown into the nostril.
Vairechanika Dhuma – Inhalation of smoke emitted by burning the herbs which trigger purging of doshas from the pinnacle is run.
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This situation has been in comparison with ‘impacted knowledge tooth’.
Adhimansa and Vardhana
Variations between adhimamsa and vardhana gum problems
Whereas adhimamsa is brought on by aggravated kapha, vardhana is brought on by aggravated vata.
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