Hypothesis and critical review are most essential part for any research work. It helps to know the subject in detail. In order to get the in depth knowledge of the subject, it is necessary to go through its ancient background. Ksharasutra is one of the unique preparation therapeutically used in Ayurveda and have been used as effective treatment method for decades without any observable side effects. Despite Kshatrasutra being very effective, Nagasutra can be used as an alternative. It can be an advance ayurvedic parasurgical treatment used to manage various anorectal disorders. Nagasutra is derived from two words, Nag (Lead) and Sutra (Thread). Nagasutra is a medicated thread, which is impregnated with latex of Snuhi Kshira, Arka Kshira, Naga bhasma and Haridra powder. This prepared sutra is known as Nagasutra which can prove to be effective and useful in the treatment of various anorectal disorders.
Objective: The objective is to study and analyze the importance and utility of Nagasutra, in the treatment of anorectal disorders.
Data Source: Nagsutra, Nag (Lead) and Sutra (Thread) related literature from various journals, articles and previous research papers related to this subject.
Review Methods: All the published and unpublished literature related to Nagasutra, Nag (Lead) and Sutra are reviewed by comparing and analyzing the different meanings and thoughts of classical as well as contemporary authors.
Result and Conclusion: This article highlights the utility and importance of Nagasutra in place of Ksharasutra for the treatment of various anorectal disorders.