Superficially shamshamana or shamana is classified into two types namely, Bahya samshamana (external application of medications) and abhyantara samashamana (internal application of medications)
Abhyantara samshamana ( internal administration of medication for dosha pacification).
Ahara ( food habits or diet), vihara ( daily activities) and mental activities are also included in this shamana chikitsa. In general, shamana chikitsa is administered for those individuals who are not indicative for shodhana chikitsa ( eliminative therapies). The people with less mental and physical strength are also suggestive for shamana chikitsa.
In the classical Ayurvedic textbook named Ashtangahrudaya , Seven types of Shamana are mentioned.
They are namely,
AK Ayurvedic clinic specialists are performing Shamana therapy with high success rates. The cases, in which shodana therapy is not indicated are managed with the help of shamana therapy. Experienced doctors of our clinic are highly efficient in diagnosing a condition and adminstrering shamana therapy.
In general, shamana chikitsa is the method of Ayurveda treatment, in which doshas or humors are pacified without expelling them out of the body.