Tharpanam is an effective treatment in eye diseases. Here, a wall is created around the eye and medicated ghee is retained over the eye for certain time. It improves eye sight of the patient and is also very operative in curing various eye diseases.
Vitiated blood creates many undesirable effects in body. Itching, redness, rashes over the skin, numbness of leg are some among them. These can be cured by letting this vitiated blood out and this procedure is termed as siravedham.
Susruthacharya the father of surgery explained in detail about jalaukavacharanam(leech therapy).In this procedure a selected leech is allowed to suck impure blood from the affected part of the patient’s body. This is very helpful in varicose vein and many other related problems. This improves circulation there by curing non healing ulcers, acne vulgaris etc.
Agnikarma is a para surgical procedure where actual heat is transmitted using a salaka. It is a simple, fast and effective treatment. Patient feels only a slight pain during this procedure. It is an effective treatment for warts, corns, tennis elbow, calcaneal spur, skin tags etc.