Author(s): Vidyavati T *, Gazala Hussain, Ashwinkumar S Bharati , Srinidhi S
Agada Tantra is a branch of Ayurveda that deals with various poisons, signs and symptoms and the management of poisons of various origins. For the management of poisons various drugs and formulations have been described. One among the vishaghna drugs is Shirisha that is mentioned to be best among the vishaghna dravyas. Many formulations of Shirisha in different modes of administration have been mentioned in the management of various poisons in bruhatrayees (treatises of Ayurveda). Shirisha yogas are mentioned for both internal administration and also for external applications as lepa, etc. This review is an attempt to explore the number of yogas mentioned in visha chikitsa which contains shirisha as the main ingredient.