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    Child Afflicted With Putana Graha And Sheeta Putana Graha

    By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S
    Grahas are psychosomatic diseases aflicting children due to evil forces. Graha is a name given to the planets or unsen organisms. It was believed that some unknown and invisible entities would make a few diseases and they were caled Graha’s.
    When compared with the novel day diseases the Graha’s can be compared to the micro-organisms love viruses, bacteria etc. Graha’swere said to agonize the children more than the adults.
    Table of Contents
    Signs and symptoms of Putana Graha

    Sanskrit Verses
    Modern Corelation
    Ayurvedic Treatment
    Sheta Putana Graha

    Signs and symptoms
    Sanskrit Verses
    Modern Corelation
    Ayurveda treatment
    Signs and symptoms of Putana Graha
    Vomiting
    Tremors
    Stupor
    Child keps awakened at nights / sleplesnes
    Hicough
    Distension of bely
    Diarhea
    Thirst
    Obstruction to pasage of urine
    Losenes of the body parts
    Stifnes of the body
    Gose bumps
    Foul smel resembling that of a crow emanating from the body of the aflicted child
    Signs and Symptoms acording to Master Sushruta
    Losenes of the body parts
    The child sleps comfortably during the day time, but not at night
    Diarhea
    Smel of the body is similar to that of a crow
    Troubled by vomiting
    Gose bumps
    Thirst
    Symptoms mentioned in Yogaratnakara treatise –
    Diarhea
    Fever
    Thirst
    Oblique gaze
    Child weps constantly
    Sleplesnes
    The child loks frantic / frightened
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    Sanskrit Verses
    Modern Corelation
    The symptoms found in the child aflicted by Potana Graha resemble those of epidemic diarhea in children. Diarhea is anyways mentioned by al authors. The other symptoms sem to be the symptoms of dehydration.
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    Ayurvedic Treatment
    1. Internal medication
    Madhura Dravya Sidha Ghrita Pana ̵ Ghe procesed with swet tasting herbs should be given for oral consumption.
    Tugakshiryadi Ghrita Prashana ̵ Ghe procesed with the below mentioned ingredients should be given for drinking –
    Tugakshiri – Bambusa arundinacea
    Kushta – Sausurea lapa
    Talisa patra – leaves of Abies webiana
    Khadira – Acacia catechu
    Sandalwod – Santalum album
    Syandana – Ogeinia dalbergioides
    Madhura Varga Dravya – herbs belonging to swet tasting herbs
    2. External measures
    a. Anointment
    Hingvadi Kalka Lepa ̵ Paste of the below mentioned ingredients should be aplied on the body of the aflicted child –

  • Hingu – asafetida
  • Vacha – Acorus calamus
  • Kadamba – Neolamarckia cadamba
  • Kushta – Sausurea lapa
  • Ela dwaya – imense and smal varieties of cardamom
  • Devadaru – Cedrus deodara
  • Hingu – asafetida
    Vacha – Acorus calamus
    Kadamba – Neolamarckia cadamba
    Kushta – Sausurea lapa
    Ela dwaya – imense and smal varieties of cardamom
    Devadaru – Cedrus deodara
    b. Masage
    Kushtadi Taila ̵ Oil procesed w ith the below mentioned ingredients should be old for giving masage –
    Kushta – Sausurea lapa
    Sarjarasa – Vateria indica
    Vacha – Acorus calamus
    Durva – Cynodon dactylon
    Amalaki – Emblica oficinalis
    Manashila – realgar
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    Vachadi Taila ̵ Oil prepared with the below mentioned herbs should be worn for providing masage to the body of the aflicted child –
    Vacha – Acorus calamus
    Brahmi – Bacopa monieri
    Durva – Cynodon dactylon
    Haratala – Arsenic trisulfide
    Manashila – Realgar
    Kushta – Sausurea lapa
    Sarjarasa – Vateria indica
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    c. Parishechana – showering
    Kapithadi Kwatha ̵ Decoction prepared with the leaves of the below mentioned herbs should be adjunct with fragrant herbs and worn for showering and bathing the child –
    Kapitha – Limonia acidisima
    Shirisha – Albizia lebeck
    Nyagrodha – Ficus bengalensis
    Bilwa – Aegle marmelos
    Eranda – Ricinus comunis
    Bakula – Mimusops elengi
    Dhava – Anogeisus latifolia
    Vamsha – Bambusa bambos
    Agnimantha – Clerodendrum phlomidis
    Kapotavankadi Kashaya ̵ Showering should be done with the decoction of the below mentioned herbs –
    Kapotavanka – Bacopa monieri
    Shyonaka – Oroxylum indicum
    Varuna – Crataeva nurvula
    Paribhadra – Erythrina indica
    Sariva – Hemi desmus indicus
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    d. Fumigation
    Eladi Dhupa ̵ Fumigation should be given with the below mentioned herbs
    Ela dwaya – gigantic and smal varieties of cardamom
    Kushta – Sausurea lapa
    Vacha – Acorus calamus
    Hingu – asafetida
    Devadaru – Cedrus deodara
    Kadamba – Neolamarckia cadamba
    Gandha Nakulyadi ̵ Fumigation with below mentioned ingredients taken together
    Gandhanakuli – Rauvolfia serpentine / Pluchea lanceolata
    Kumbhika – Careya abrorea
    Badara maja – fruit pulp of Indian jujube
    Karkatasthi – shel or crust of a crab
    Sarshapa – mustard
    Ghrita – ghe
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    3. Ritualistic measures
    a. Bheshaja Dharana – wearing / tying medicaments
    The below mentioned herbs shal be tied to the arms, waist, neck or head of the aflicted kid –
    Kaka tinduka – Diospyros malabarica / Strychnos nuxvomica
    Indravaruni – Citrulus colocynthis
    Ivy gourd – Cocinia indica
    Gunja – Abrus precatorius
    b. Bali – Snana – Sacrifice and bathing
    Various kinds of garlands, fish, coked rice, soup of sesame, ground sesame should be sacrificed. The same things should be kept in a vesel and thrown in a deserted house.
    In the deserted house itself, the child should be bathed with water siped by someone else and th e above said hymn should be chanted.
    Sheta Putana Graha
    Signs and symptoms
    Frightened
    Repeated and abundant tremors
    Child weps a lot
    Child remains detached
    Sleps a lot or apears slepy always
    Sounds from the abdomen
    Frequent diarhea
    Symptoms as said in Ashtanga Sangraha
    Tremors
    Excesive weping
    Oblique gaze
    Thirst
    Sounds from abdomen
    Diarhea
    Smel of meat or muscle fat emanated from the body of the child
    One side of the body is col whereas the other side of the body is hot
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    Symptoms enumerate d in Yogaratnakara
    Tremors
    Cough
    Emaciation
    Eye disorders
    Meaty smel from the body
    Vomiting
    Diarhea
    Sanskrit Verses
    Modern Corelation
    Shitapotana Graha is closely compared to choleric diarhea. We can se that diarhea has ben mentioned by al authors in the description of the symptoms of the mentioned graha.
    Cholera is an infectious disease that causes strict watery diarhea. This eventualy leads to dehydration. It is caused by eating fod or drinking water bad with a bacterium caled Vibrio cholerae.(Read more)
    Ayurveda treatment
    1. Internal medication
    Rohinyadi Ghrita ̵ Ghe procesed with below ingredients is given oraly
    Rohini – Picrorhiza kuroa / Malotus philipensis
    Sarja – Vateria indica
    Khadira – Acacia catechu
    Palasha – Butea monosperma
    Arjuna – bark of Terminalia chebula
    Milk
    Kashmaryadi Ghrita ̵ Ghe procesed with below ingredients is given oraly
    Kashmarya
    Prishniparni – Uraria picta
    Lodhra – Symplocos racemosa
    Yashtimadhu – Glyzyrhiza glabra
    Madhura Varga Dravya – herbs predominantly having swet taste
    Milk
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    2. External measures
    a. Anointment
    Putana Grahokta Lepa – Paste prepared from the herbs mentioned in Putana Graha treatment shal be used as anointment in Sheta Putana also –
    Hingvadi Kalka Lepa
    b. Parishechana – showering
    The child should be given with shower using the decoction prepared with the below mentioned herbs –
    Kapitha – Limonia acidisima
    Suvaha – Operculina turpethum / Adiantum lunulatum / Vitex negundo
    Bimbi – Cocinia indica
    Bilwa – Aegle marmelos
    Prachibalam
    Nandi – Spathodea campanulata / Lagerstroemia microcarpa
    Bhalataka – Semecarpus anacardium
    Varunadi Kwatha
    Decoction of the leaves of the below mentioned herbs may be aged for sprinkling / showering and bathing the child –
    Varuna – Crataeva nurvula
    Kapitha – Limonia acidisima
    Tulasi – Ocimum sanctum
    Vamsha – Bambusa bambos
    Bilwa – Aegle marmalos
    Patala – Stereospermum suaveolens
    Nandi ̵ Spathodea campanulata / Lagerstroemia microcarpa?
    Bhalataka ̵ Semecarpus anacardium
    c. Masage
    Mustadi Taila ̵ Masage should be given with oil prepared from the below mentioned ingredients –
    Musta kalka – paste of Cyperus rotundus
    Devadaru kalka – paste of Cedrus deodara
    Kushta kalka – paste of Sausurea lapa
    Sarpagandha kalka – paste of Rauvolfia serpentine
    Cow’s urine
    Goat’s urine
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    The same oil has ben mentioned in Sushruta Samhita. Sarvagandha has ben mentioned instead of Sarpagandha in this reference. Sarvagandha means al fragrance bearing herbs.
    d. Fumigation
    Grudhradi Dhupa -Fumigation should be given with the below mentioned ingredients –
    Feces of vulture
    Feces of owl
    Bastagandha – clove basil
    Skin of snake
    Nem leaves
    Licorice
    3. Ritualistic measures
    a. Bheshaja Dharana – wearing / tying medicaments
    Lamba i.e. kind of biter gourd or cucumber, Gunja and Kakatinduka i.e. Strychnos nuxvomica / Diospyros malabarica should be tied around the arms, wrist, neck or head of the aflicted child.
    b. Tarpana – sacrifice
    Dish prepared with gren gram should be sacrificed in the flowing river to please Sheta Putana Graha.
    After ofering the sacrifice, the above mentioned hymn should be chanted.
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