Varma System of Medicine

Varma System of Medicine

The Indian medicine contains three systems, namely Ayurveda, Siddha and Varma.  The Varma system of medicine is the pioneer of remaining Indian systems of medicine.  The Varma system of medicine mainly consist of two parts.  They are :

1. Varma Physical Therapy
2. Varma Drug Therapy

1. Varma Physical Therapy : It is generally called varma therapy

  • Varma Relieving Methods (Varma Elakku Muraigal)
  • Varma Massage Methods (Varma Thadavu Muraigal)
  • Varma Pressure Methods (Varma Amarthal Muraigal)
  • Varma Touch Methods (Varma Thodu Muraigal)
  • Varma Plaiting Methods (Varma Pinnal Muraigal)
  • Varma Blowing Methods (Varma Thattu Muraigal)
  • Varma Stamping Methods (Varma Chavuttu Muraigal)
  • Varma Vaasi-Yoga & Meditation (Varma Vasi-Yoga Muraigal)

2. Varma Drug Therapy : Varma Drugh Therapy is using drugs (Medicines),  which are manufactured from crude drugs, derived from herbal, chemical and animal origin.
          I. Internal Medicines

  • Boild Juice (Surasam)
  • Juice (Charu)
  • Decoction (Kashayam)
  • Herbal Paste (Karkam)
  • Elixirs (Karpam)
  • Medicated Powder (Chooranam)
  • Medicated Ball (Kavalam / Urundai)
  • Medicated Syrup (Manappagu)
  • Medicated Gel (Lekiyam)
  • Medicated Confectionary (Rasayanam)
  • Medicated Butter (Vennai)
  • Medicated Ghee (Nei / Gridham)
  • Medicated Oil (Thylam / Ennai)
  • Medicated Alcohol (Vattu)
  • Medicated Pills (Kuzhikai)
  • Medicated Wax (Mezhugu)
  • Medicated Suspension (Kuzhambu)
  • Medicated Ash / Calyx (Parpam)
  • Medicated Red Inorganic (Chendooram)
  • Medicated Porridge (Kanji)

          II. External Medications

  • Medicated Bandage (Kattu)
  • Medicated Poultice (Pattu / Thalam / Thappalam)
  • Medicated Coating (Poochu)
  • Medicated Oil /Paste Massage (Thuvalai)
  • Medicated Powder Massage (Podi Thimirthal)
  • Medicated Oinment (Kalimbu)
  • Physical Therapies (Thokkanam)
  • Medicated Fomentation (Ottadam)
  • Medicated Pouch / Bundle (Kizhi / Pottanam)
  • Medicated Flowage (Tharai)
  • Medicated Steam (Vedhu & Aavi)
  • Medicated Fumigation (Pugai)
  • Medicated Spray  (Vuthal)
  • Medicated Snuffing  (Nasigaparanam)
  • Medicated Nasal drops  (Nasiyam)
  • Medicated Eye Application (Kalikkam)
  • Medicated Gum  (Pasai)
  • Medicated Bath water  (Kulineer)
  • Medicated Plaster (Kali)
  • Splinting (Kombu Kattal)
  • Bore Restructuring (Murichal