STUDY OF LOHITAKSH MARMA WITH ITS MODERN CORRELATION

Dr. Shilpa kurre, Dr. Kuldeep kumar

Abstract


The word Marma and its application exist from the Vedic period in india9. Marma is important concept of Ayurved, there are total 107 Marma present in body. Injury to this part results either death or some kind of deformity. The detail description regarding this Marma has been found in Ancient text as Sushrut Samhita, Charak Samhita and Astang Samhita. According to Maharshi Sushruta Lohitaksh  Marma is  present in both the limb. at the lower limb it presents in  Urumoola  (root of thigh) situated above  Urvi Marma and below the vankshana sandhi1,3. And in upper limb it is present in Baahumoola.  It is Vaikalyaka Marma in Parinaam and  Sira Marma in nature. An injury to this Marma leads to Lohita  Kshaya, Marana, and Pakshaghata1. Therefore this study has been carried out to analyse Lohitaksh Marma structurally and its traumatic effect.


Keywords


Lohitaksh Marma, Femoral Triangle, Femoral vessels, Axillary vessels.

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