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A REVIEW ON LEECH APPLICATION (JALAUKACHARANA) IN AYURVEDA AND SRI LANKAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE

@article{Ediriweera2014ARO,
  title={A REVIEW ON LEECH APPLICATION (JALAUKACHARANA) IN AYURVEDA AND SRI LANKAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE},
  author={E. Ediriweera},
  journal={Journal of Ayurveda and Holistic Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={2},
  pages={62-77}
}
  • E. Ediriweera
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Ayurveda and Holistic Medicine
Medicinal uses of leech application (jalukacharana) is practiced globally, including Sri Lanka and India, since ancient days. Details are collected from Ayurveda and Sri Lankan tradition medical books, physicians, internet and personal experience.  Detailed descriptions on this therapy is available in Sustruta Samhita. It is used in management of various diseases in all most all systems of the body, ears, head and eyes. According to Ayurveda these diseases are caused by vitiation of three dosha… Expand
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