Clinical efficacy of Jaloukavacharana (Leech Therapy) in Sub Conjunctival Haemorrhage - A Case Study

  • Sreenath PS Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
  • Gopikrishna BJ Professor & HOD, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Jaloukavacharana, Subconjunctival Haemorrhage, Periorbital Oedema.

Abstract

Jalaukavacharana or Leech therapy is Medicinal leech therapy which is used in a variety of inflammatory conditions. It is indicated in Raktaja and Pittaja Vikaras. Its mode of action depends on the injection of leech saliva into patient's tissues during the process of blood sucking. Leech’s saliva contains numerous bioactive constituent which possesses anti-inflammatory, analgesic, thrombolytic, anti-coagulant and blood circulation enhancing properties. In the present study a right sided subconjunctival haemorrhage due to RTA (road traffic accident) is managed with Jaloukavacharana and healing effects are observed.

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How to Cite
Sreenath PS, & Gopikrishna BJ. (2021). Clinical efficacy of Jaloukavacharana (Leech Therapy) in Sub Conjunctival Haemorrhage - A Case Study. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(5), 299 - 302. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1504
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