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Pus and Poison Extraction

This traditional healing practice is a way of extracting poisons and other contaminating factors in the human body by sucking out the blood after making an incision. It is popular in eastern Bhutan.

  • དུག་དང་རྣག་ཁྲག་འཇིབ་ཐངས། (Dzongkha, Tibetan script, Original)
    • > Pus and Poison Extraction (English, Latin script, Translation)
    • > dug dang rnag khrag 'jib thangs (Dzongkha, Latin script, THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
    • > duk dang nak trak jip tang (Dzongkha, Latin script, THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
Subject ID: S8177