Curing methods in iron age, Science

Curing methods:

The most impbrtant  curing methods were classified under five heads, namely, inducing vomiting, giving purgative, enem;,  oily enema and nasal  therapy. Specific applications of these were made according  to the disease. Possible accidents during their application were also listed. There was also'extensive  classification of diseases.

Healing substances were classified into prevei..'-e  and curative medicines. According to Caraka-Samhita, these were animal, vegetable and mineral substances. This classification was crossed by  another consideration. thzt of groupiqe according to the effect of medicine. as emetic, purgative etc. These groupings were further s-  ' divided into fifty groups of decoctions  according  to the relief  they provided.  

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