Dispersing controversial study of Sira Vedhan w.s.r. to Goiter

  • Pooja Jadhav Assistant Professor, Department of Sharir Rachana, Mahaveer College of Ayurvedic Science, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India.
Keywords: Sira Vedhan, Galganda, femoral vein, long saphenous vein, Ayurveda


Sira Vedha is useful in the case of extensive vitiation of Rakta. There is much type of bloodletting methods eg. Vene puncture, application of horn, application of leeches, scarification etc. Maharshi Sushruta told in Susruta Samhita Sharir Sthana Chapter 8 Sira Vyadha Vidhi Shariram. In Galganda, It should be performed in Sira situated in Uru mool or root of thigh. But Uru Mool means “Urvi Tribhuj” or Femoral tringle. In these triangle situated only one vein (femoral vein or Urvi Sira). These Sira are indicated in Sira Vedhan (Blood letting) from Galganda. But Shusrut also says Shrarir Sthan chp.7 Sira Varna Vibhakti this are not fit for vene-section. Long saphenous vein mainly open the Saphenous opening of the femoral vein in Uru Mool or femoral triangle and bloodletting practitioners have choosing this vein for lower limb Sira Vedhan. The Long saphenous vein is safest for bloodletting in aspect first in pressure and second in Long saphenous vein is larger vein of lower limb. When we choosing this vein for process of Sira Vedhan are suitable for expelled maximum amount of Infectious or cancerous substance in Galganda.


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Pooja Jadhav. (2022). Dispersing controversial study of Sira Vedhan w.s.r. to Goiter . Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 7(3), 64 - 67. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1779
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