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Year : 1988  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 157-163

"Shankha Prakshalana" (Gastrointestinal lavage) in health and disease


Yoga Research Ward, University Hospital, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, India

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S N Singh
Yoga Research Ward, University Hospital, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005
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Shankha Prakshalana is an easy and effective technique for cleansing the gastrointestinal canal, thereby removing all the autointoxicants present in the alimentary canal. Moreover, it is a very economical procedure which can be performed by the patients at his own residence. The role of Shankha Prakshalana from our own experience is very effective in overcoming the irritable bowel syndrome. Shankha Prakshalana may also be given to the patients of anxiety neurosis with satisfactory results. Its role in the treatment of renal disorder is encouraging in early cases only. However, in the second and third degree chronic renal failure cases its role is yet to be established and needs further investigation. Similarly, in the case of thyrotoxicosis no conclusive evidence could be observed due to very limited number of cases.


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