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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 11-15

Varmam Therapy in Management of Peenisam (Sinusitis) - A Review

Siddha Clinical Research Unit, Bengaluru – 560009, Karnataka, India

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C Eswaran
Siddha Clinical Research Unit, Bengaluru – 560009, Karnataka
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Varmam treatment is one of the unique external manipulation therapies in Siddha system.Varmam is the science which deals with the study of certain vital energy points in the body through which Pranan[life energy] flows normally. It gets blocked in case of any injury to the Varmam points and also in diseased condition. By stimulating these vital energy points in the affected area using fingersblocked,energy gets relieved and regains its normal flow in the body. Peenisam is the term mentioned in Siddha literature that can be correlated with Sinusitis in Modern science. Siddha system of medicine identifies trauma and associated injury in particular Varmam points of body as one of the causes of Peenisam[Sinusitis]. Injuries on Varmam points that cause Peenisam[Sinusitis], Varmam ilakkumuraigal[Therapy] specified for Peenisam [Sinusitis],Internal medicines in various Siddha Varmam literatures are discussed in this review.

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