A Holistic Review Of Kavala & Gandusha And It’s Potential Therapeutic Benefits

Authors

  • Ravi Sharma P.G scholar, P.G Department of RasaShastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana DSRRAU Jodhpur
  • Govind Sahay Shukla Professor & HOD, P.G Department of RasaShastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana DSRRAU Jodhpur
  • Rajaram Agarwal Associate Professor, P.G Department of RasaShastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana DSRRAU Jodhpur
  • Manisha Goyal Assistant Professor, P.G Department of RasaShastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana DSRRAU

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2020.3105

Keywords:

Kavala, Gandusha,Types, Procedure, Dravyas and Action

Abstract

Ayurveda an ancient holistic science serves the concept of Kavala and Gandusha which are both used not only for enhancing oral hygiene but also they prevent and treat many other oral diseases. The technique of Kavala/ Gandusha is mentioned in all the three major ancient book of Ayurveda.Ideal daily routine (dinacharya) practices includes kaval vidhi and gandusha vidhi (medicated gargling) and dantadhavan (cleaning the tooth). Both practices helps for stronger teeth and gums. Kavala and Gandusha are the simplest procedures that produces greatest results. Here I described various medicinal substances and their proper use and their mode of action according to ayurved and modern pharmaceutics. All different types of kaval and gandusha and desirable effects, inadequate effects, excessive effects and contraindications are also described.

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Published

2020-10-16

How to Cite

Sharma, R., Shukla, G. S., Agarwal, R., & Goyal, M. (2020). A Holistic Review Of Kavala & Gandusha And It’s Potential Therapeutic Benefits. International Research Journal of Ayurveda & Yoga, 3(10), 281-294. https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2020.3105