Shalakya Tantra

The Science of ENT and Opthalmology in Ayurveda

Shalakya Tantra is the branch of ayurveda which deals with the cause, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of various diseases of the head, ear, nose, eye and throat. The methods of preventing such diseases are also suggested. The treatment involves the use of a 'shalaka,' a probe or rod, which accounts for the name.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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