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2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

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Clinical Studies

*Dr. Amit Kumar Sharma, **Dr. R. K. Joshi, ***Prof. S. M. Sharma, ****Prof. Ajay Kumar Sharma

Hypolidemic Effect of Prabhakara Vati & Lekhana Basti Treatment In The Management Of Coronary Artery Disease (Hridroga)

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

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The present study was conducted on 3o clinically diagnosed and confirmed patients of Coronary Artery Disease (C.A.D.). Patients having C.A.D. with specific conditions were not registered. The study was conducted with an objective of evaluating the role of Prabhakara Vati & Lekhana Basti in the management of C.A.D. on various scientific parameters. Out of the three groups 10 patients were administered Tab. Dilzem 3o mg TDS for one month, to patients of second group were administered Prabhakara Vati 500 mg (two tablets) BD for one month and 10 patients were administered Lekhana Basti (for 15 days) along with Prabhakara Vati 500 mg (two tablets) BD for one month. During present trial it was observed that there was significant improvement in clinical manifestations of Stable Angina after the therapy with Prabhakara Vati & Lekhana Basti. The level of S. Cholesterol, L.D.L., V.L.D.L. and Serum Triglycerides decreased and the level of H.D.L. increased considerably after the therapy. Prabhakara Vati & Lekhana Basti possesses potent Antianginal and Cardio protective activities and it can be used effectively in the management/to slow down the progress of pathogenesis of atherosclerosis leading to various Hridrogas (C.A.D.) specially Stable Angina.

Clinical Studies

*Dr. Sharma Pankaj, **Dr. Chaudhary Vijay

A Clinical Study to Evaluate The Comparative Efficacy of Rudraksha (Elaeocarpus ganitrus) in The Management of Essential Hypertension

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Essential hypertension, herbal, untoward effects
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In an open clinical trial 25 patients of grade-I and grade-II uncomplicated essential hypertension of either sex aged between 25-70 years, were given Rudraksha (Elaeocarpus ganitrus) Churna in a dose of loomg per kg of body weight per day in two equal divided doses for a duration of 60 days. At the end of trial period their systolic blood pressure was reduced from 148.9 mm of Hg to 132.6 mm of Hg and diastolic blood pressure was reduced from 97.1 mm of Hg to 86.4 mm of Hg. Pulse pressure, mean blood pressure, and various clinical features were also significantly reduced after the therapy. No untoward effects were reported by any patient and their biochemical and haematological parameters also remained with in normal limits, both before and after the therapy. Thus trial drug i.e. Rudraksha may prove an ideal drug for the management of grade-I and grade-II essential hypertension.

Clinical Studies

*Dr. Vivek Kumar Dubey, **Dr. Surendra Kumar Sharma, ***Dr. Shrikrishna Sharma (Khandal)

An Aetiopathological Study Of Klaibya W.S.R. To Erectile Dysfunction And Comparative Upshayatmaka Study Of Kalpit Vastand Paka

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Klaibya, Nidanas of Klaibya, Steps of diagnosis, Drug, Aetiopathological & clinical data
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This is really painful to a person who is married that he is unable to procreate. The art of love is not only meant to give pleasure to man solely, but also to provide woman, the maximum pleasure and no doubt it is an excellent solution for procreation .This also strengthens the married life. The society usually believes that a man who fails to perform sexual intercourse loses the controlling power over his wife. Most probably this must have been the reason for labeling the failure of erection as IMPOTENCE which means powerlessness. So the erection of penis has become the symbol of manliness. If the man fails to get erection when he attempts sexual intercourse invariably, he perceives the situation as humiliation (insult). Therefore he puts up frantic efforts to make the penis erect. If he fails, he becomes the target of ridicule that he is lacking in manliness Vajikarana a specific branch of Ayurveda not only corrects it, but also provides the ultimate goal of sex i.e. producing physically, mentally healthy offsprings having the quality to survive in this survival of the fittest war.

Clinical Studies

*Dr. Sanjay kumar Sharma, **Dr. Chandra Bhanu Sharma

Clinical Evaluation of "Shringyadi Churna" with Different Anupana ("mritaurishapanchamoola Kwatha "and "Ushnodaka") in the Management of "Tamak Shwasa (Bronchial Asthma)"

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

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Ayurveda is the science of life. It has been showing the ideal way of living without diseases and living with happy and long life. But today different kinds of Pollution, Fast life style and stress etc. altered doshaj constitution of human beings and Cause various respiratory problems. Tamak Shwasa, which can be correlated with Bronchial Asthma of modern classics, is one of them. Current estimates suggest that 300 million people worldwide suffer from Asthma and an additional 100 million may be diagnosed with Asthma by 2025. According to the WHO by the year 2020 Asthma along with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease will become the third leading cause of death. The Symptoms of Tamak Shwasa are very close to Bronchial Asthma. According to modern medical science Asthma can't be cured it can only be prevented. Ayurveda and its concepts in the treatment of Tamak Shwasa (Bronchial Asthma) are very effective. Proposed study has been done on Shringyadi Churna with different Anupanas Ushnodaka & Amritavrishapanchamool Kwatha. The drugs having Shwasa hara guna. SliThighnIchulltilTchti WI 'V TreltirretWITM *Mt, I 7471 (4Tffq 14..td*cntii5TWIK 16/17) The ingredients of these drugs are easily available and easy to administer in patients. That is the basic reason to select this medicine for this clinical study. The basic properties of these drugs and their roll in prevention and management of TAMAK SITWASA (BRONCHIAL ASTHMA) will be presented in full paper. Key words: Tamak Shwasa (Bronchial Asthma), Shringyadi Churna, Ushnodaka, Arnritavrishapanchamoola Kwatha

Clinical Studies

*Dr. Mamta Mittal, **Dr. Gulab Pamnani, ***Dr. R. P. S. Chauhan, ****Dr. Rakesh Gupta

Clinical Evaluation Of Role Of Mahaushadha Anjana & Anu Taila Nasya In Sushkakshipaka W.S.R.To Dry Eye Syndrome

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Dry Eye Syndrome, Sushkakshipaka, Mahoushadha Anjana, Anutaila
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Due to rapid Industrialization, Urbanisation and because of the changed work expectations, requiring prolonged working hours in front of computers, nutritional deficiency, pollution, stress, indiscriminate use of topical ocular drugs and increased incidence of allergic disorders etc., Dry eye syndrome is found as one of the commonest form of eye disease. Sushkakshipaka has been correlated with Dry Eye Syndrome. The present study shows highly significant reduction in the incidence & frequency of the symptoms i.e. foreign body sensation, burning sensation in eyes, mucoid discharge, dryness, eyeache, photophobia, transient blurring of vision, itching, redness, crusting, sticking together of eyelids, etc. with application of Snehana (oleation) therapy in the form of Mahoushadha Anjana local application and Anu Taila Nasga.

Clinical Studies

*Dr. K Shankar Rao

Role of Chyavanaprash In The Management of Ageing

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Chyavanprash, Free radicals
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Ageing is a disease of self limiting and old age symptoms are threatening to aged persons, due to lack of fulfledged treatment in modern medicine, the present study was planned to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of age old Ayurvedic medicine, 'Chyavanprash' (Sharangadhara) in the management of ageing process. Study design: The study was single grouped 'open tabled before-after study' contain 12 patients selected from the Pramodvan (vriddha Ashram), OPD, P.G.I.A. Chitrakoot with a dose of drug 5o gm in two divided doses twice a day with milk after pre treatment with Triphala churna 5 gm at bed time for 3-5 days. The regimen followed for a period of 3 months with follow up after every 15 days interval. Base line assessment was done after selection of patients as per inclusion and exclusion criteria. Results: The study suggests that the use of Chyavanaprash internally, improved power of Digestion, Laziness, Weakness, Irritability, Breath holding time, Hand grip power, Body weight, and Minimised senile changes and such persons felt comparatively more potent and stronger.

Pharmaceutical Study

*Shreevathsa, **Ravishankar, ***Arhanth kumar A

Preliminary Psychopharmacological Screening Of Marnsyadi Kwatha (An Ayurvedie Formulation) - An Experimental Study

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Mamsyadi Kwatha, Gross Behaviour, Hypnotic Potentiation, Jatamamsi, Ashwagandha, Parasika yavani
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Mamsyadi Kwatha an Ayurvedic formulation stated in Siddha Yoga Sangraha and Bheshaja samhita-Ayurvedic texts is said to be a strong psychopharmacological active formulation. It is indicated in psychiatric disorders. The ingredients are Jatamarnsi(Nordastachys jatammsi), Ashwagandha(Withania somnifera), Parasika yavani(Hyocymus niger)- as ingredients in 8:4:1 ratio respectively. The test formulation is subjected for preliminary psycho pharmacological activities in the present study. The test formulation and the ingredients were subjected for two tests viz gross behaviour and hypnotic potentiation. The experimental study was carried out with two dosing schedules viz acute and chronic study with the dose of Buil/kg/day in mice with four grouping pattern viz Mamsyadi Kwatha group, Jatamamsi Kwatha group, Ashwagandha Kwatha group and Parasika yavani Kwatha group. On both acute (single dose schedule) and chronic(7 days administration of medicine) drug administration "Hypo activity" was observed in Gross Bhaviour Test in all test drug administered groups. Based on this result the drugs are subjected for "Hypnotic Potentiation Test" which is done by using Pentabarbitone. Test formulation Mamsyadi Kwatha and Jatamamsi showed shortening of Pentabarbitone induced sleeping where as Ashwagandha and Parasika Yavani showed moderate and mild prolongation of Pentabarbitone induced sleeping.

Conceptual Studies

*Dr. Lalitesh Singh, **Dr. Sushiia Sharma, ***Prof M. S. Meena

A Conceptual Study on Stanyavaha Srotas & Stanavaha Srotas

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Payovahini srotansi, Stanyavahi sira, lactiferous sinus and ducts, Stanya prauritti and Oxytocin
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There are two terms have been used by our vaidhya's Stanvaha srotas and Stanyavaha srotas. The Stanavaha srotas which is explained by Sushrut, Sharangdhar and both Vagabhata, is one of the orifice or opening on the body of females and called as Bahirmukh srotas. The 'stana' word actually used for breast or breast tissue. On the other side stanyavaha srotas are the yogavahi srotas, they are milk carrying channels in the breast of lactating mother. The stanyavaha srotas is not explained by any of the ancient scholar directly may be due to their importance discovered only during lactating period. The `Stanyat word as name itself identify that it is used for milk or milk carrying channels. Though Stanyavaha srotas is not describe by our ancients Scholars but its presence is analyzed by many references especially by scholar kashyap, whom clearly mention term `Liciicuill-t i.e. the channels carrying milk during lactation. Also scholars like Sushrut and Harita use term in reference of milk carrying channels, suggesting the presence of Stanyavaha srotas. There are many other references suggesting origin or 'Moola' of Stanyavaha srotas, that is Stanyavaha sira i.e. the milk carrying vessels. Any blockage (due to Stanakilak) or incision (during instrumentation of abscess) of these Stanyavaha siras leads to no milk excretion. According to modern view Stanyavahi sira or Durgdhaharini sira are the mammary ducts, lactiferous sinus and lactiferous ducts in the breast which carry and store some milk during lactation. This has been proved that the concept of stana pravritti by Ancient Aacharya's is very scientific as affection towards child is the cause of milk ejection and in modern Oxyrtocin is key hormone , responsible for love & affection in human being.

Conceptual Studies

*Dr. Mamta Rani,**Prof C. M. Jain

Menopausal Syndrome (A Conceptual View)

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Menopause, Menopausal Syndrome, Climacteric, Rajah, Artava, Rajonivriti, Nidanparivaijana, Rasayan, Phytoestrogens
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In most of the women menstruation permanently ceases between 45-50 yrs. In some women this natural phenomenon poses no problems but in some, body responds to these hormonal changes with a group of symptoms termed as Menopausal Syndrome. In today's world this problem is emerging as a burning issue as population of post menopausal women is increasing day by day. There is a need to collaborate Modem as well as Ayurveda to solve this new emerging problem. This article is a step to understand this problem in the present scenario.

Conceptual Studies

*Dr. Santash Doifode, **Dr. Mohan Lai Jaiswal

Review of Parnabeej a (Bryophyllumpinnata Lamk./kurz)

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

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In Ayurveda, Dravyas in their gross state have been used against specific diseases through the knowledge passed down from one generation to another. Still the majority of the people in the oriental countries are using herbal dravyas as safe & natural remedies for various diseases. Parnabeeja is the such dravya, the nativity of which is doubtful. The plant Parnabeeja (Bryophyllurn pinnata Lamk.) is currently taken by the name Pashanbheda (though Pashanbheda is other dravya), which is distinctly indicating the Lithotriptic property of the plant. This is abundantly found & used in various regions of India by the Pashanbheda with similar indication too.(Bhavprakash Nighantu commentary by K. C. Chunekar). The plant Parnabeeja is used in folklore medicine as Jakhme-hyat for wound healing & burns externally & for diarrhea, dysentery & Lithiasis internally. (Wealth of India volume I- 233; Flora Indica- II, 413).

Conceptual Studies

*Dr. Reetesh Kumar Verma, *prof Abhimanyu Kumar

Fundamentals of Pathya (diet therapy) in Diseases of Children

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

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Diet therapy though not always a complete treatment in itself generally supports the ongoing medical or surgical treatment. It augments the treatment strategy and helps in easy and fast recovery of the diseased. In Ayurveda due emphasis has been given to the therapeutic aspect of diet and diet has been considered as mahabhaisajya (best among all medicines). While deciding the wholesome diet in any disease various factors related to the diseased and the nature of the disease such as dosha (condition of bodily humors), dushya (organs involved). desha (the dwelling place), kale (season), satinya (suitableness), asatmya, baia (strength of body), ayu (age), raga (type of disease), medicines taken, agni (digestive capacity) and ahara (previous dietary habits) should be properly assessed.

Pharmaceutical Study

*Dr. Khandelwal N, **Dr. Ashok BK, ***Dr. Ravishankar B, ****Prof Prajapati PK

Antipyretic Activity of Tribhuvanakirti Rasa prepared by two different species of Vatsanabha

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Tribhuvanakirti Rasa, Vatsanabha, Brewer's yeast induced pyrexia
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Tribhuvanakirati Rasa is most popular drug compound for the management of Jwara. In the precent study Tribhuvanakirati Rasa prepared by Aconitum chasrnanturn and Aconitum falconer-1'i as per the reference of Yagaratnakara„hvaradhikara, was evaluated for antipyretic activity using Brewer's yeast inducec. pyrexia in Wister strain albino rats at a dose of rung/kg. It showed a significant (P<o.oi) dose dependent antipyretic effect in yeast induced elevation of body temperature in experimental rats. Bath the formulations having significant anti-pyretic activity, better than that of paracetamol at all the time intervals. Among them the Tribhuvanakirati Rosa prepared by Aeon itum falconerii exerted better effect.

Literary Reviews

*Dr. Vrinda Kaknurkar, **Dr. Shrikant Kashikar

Samanya and Vishesh Samprapti- A Review

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

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Samprapti is defined as the process of development of disease, which starts from the disturbance of the equilibrium of the doshas and after going through different stages cause disease. This review consists of importance of Samanya Vishesh Samprapti and also types of samprapti.

Literary Reviews

*Dr. Asit Kumar Panja, **Dr. Sudipt Rath

Review of Citation by Pandit Yogindranath Sen in "Charakopaskara"

2012   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - VI   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Charaka Samhita, Citation, Charakopaskara
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Agniuesha tantra is a classical medical text in the ancient time which is redacted by Acarya Charaka and is known as Charaka Samhita. The incomplete available part of Charaka Samhita was fulfilled by Acarya Drdhabala. In due course of time the book was commented by different scholars for the understanding of the textual matters. The commentary is written with the specific aim to explore particular texts in a descriptive and analytic manner. This is a journey to re-observe the study material in an authentic experimentation and thereby make a conclusion. The extensive multidimensional approach of Charaka Samhita is distinguished by different commentators in a lucid manner and encapsulated the distinct variations of the meaning of the contents in different contexts, and viewed accordingly from the clinical and philosophical angles. Acarya Yogindranatha Sen, in his commentary named 'Charakopaskara', has justified the hidden clinical insights of the everlasting compendium by using a wide-range of contemporary citations in a rational and scientific manner. The current topic is exploration of the citation made by Acarya Yogindranath Sen in his "Charakopaskara" commentary.

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