LITERARY REVIEW OF MEDICINAL PLANTS W.S.R. TO TRIVIDH MARMA
Dr. Washimkar V. B.*, Dr. Shende M. B., Dr. Wanole R. M., Dr. Chothe D. S., Dr. Shekokar S. S., Dr. Tonge M. B., Dr. Kharat R. S.
Acharya charak described about Trimarma in Trimarmiya Chikittsa and also in Trimarmiyasiddhi in which he described about Hriday, Sira and Basti as physician point of view. Acharya Sushruta described Marma in Sharir Sthana of Sushruta Samhita i.e. Pratyeka Marma Nirdesa Shariram”, in which he has considered Marma, as a seat where number of tissues are agglomerated and accounted as a vital part but he explained only about 19 sadhya pranhar marma in which they explained about hriday, shira, and basti along with sankha, guda, shrangatak, kanta – sira. Marma is a ayurvedic anatomical term for vital points of the body. Out of 107 marma points, three marma are very important because they are not only the vital points but they also control the complete body system and Injury to these trimarmas quickly affects the vitality of a person and may be fatal. These trimarma are the Sira (brain), Hriday (heart) and Basti (kidney and urinary system). In today‟s strenuous, sedentary and hectic lifestyle people facing severe health problems related to Heart, Brain & Kidney. All these three organs are related to each other & the disease are also interlinked to one another. One disease related to these organs may increase the severity of other organ or disease and vice versa. So, current study is taken to review the role of medicinal plants in the management of trividh marma.
Keywords: Medicinal plants, Trividh marma, Shira, Hriday, Basti.
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