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2020   |   January-March   |   VOLUME - XIV   |   ISSUE - 1

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Editoral

Prof. Sanjeev Sharma

Ayurveda Manuscripts - Need of preservation and exploration for mankind

2020   |   January-March   |   VOLUME - XIV   |   ISSUE - 1

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Clinical Studies

Dr. Amit Chowdhary,Dr. Rachna Gupta,Dr. Amit Sharma,Prof. C. M. Sharma,Prof. Ajay Kumar Sharma

Clinical Evaluation of the role of Sanshamana and Sanshodhana Chikitsa in the Management of Pakshaghat (Hemiplegia)

2020   |   January-March   |   VOLUME - XIV   |   ISSUE - 1

KEYWORDS - Pakshaghata, Vata Vyadhi, Sanshamana, Sanshodhana
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For the current research project, it was decided to select 100 Patients of Pakshaghat (Hemiplegia), which were divided into four groups of 25 each and given different treatments for 2 months. Group 1 i.e. Allopathic Group was taken as the control Group, in Group 2- Shodhana Chikitsa (Deepana-Pachana, Snehana (Bahya & Abhyantra), Swedana, Virechana, Sansarjana Krama and Basti Chikitsa ) was given, in Group 3- Shamana Chikitsa with (Ekangaveer Rasa, Shatawari Guggulu and Kutaki Vati) was given and in Group 4- Shodhana Chikitsa and Shamana Chikitsa was given together. In all 100 patients CT SCAN STUDY (B.T and A.T) was taken as one of the main investigation tool out of other routine investigations like CBC, ESR, Blood Urea, S. Creatinine, Lipid Profile, Blood Sugar LFT, S. Uric Acid, Urine R/M and X-ray Chest etc. to evaluate the effect of the treatment. After Completion, it was observed that all the four groups were effective in managing Pakshaghat (Hemiplegia). But patients of Group 4 i.e. Shodhana Chikitsa and Shamana Chikitsa together had shown much significant results. The success of the course was that there were no side effects at all with given medication.

Clinical Studies

Dr. I. A. M. Leena,Dr. Nisha Kumari Ojha

Clinical evaluation of pushkaradi compound in respiratory allergic disorders in children

2020   |   January-March   |   VOLUME - XIV   |   ISSUE - 1

KEYWORDS - Pushkaradi Yoga, Respiratory disorders, Allergic disorders
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Allergic rhinitis is a global health problem affecting the large population & its prevalence is increasing.In the Modern medicine, its management includes antihistamines, bronchodilators, mast cell stabilizers and corticosteroids. But most of the time, these are associated with many adverse effects. This produces a need to explore and utilize ancient wisdom of Ayuveda to find right solutions to the problem. So there is a need of a drug having low-cost and long lasting required for RAD and should be affordable for all socio-economic sectors within the population. Design: randomized control trial Participants: Children aged between 2-16 years. Methods: 60 patients were selected from OPD and IPD of National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur. That were satisfied the inclusion and exclusion criteria. They were randomly divided in two groups. In Group A administered Pushkaradi compound and in group B Placebo drugfor 12 weeks of duration with follow up at every forth night. Results: Statistical evaluations of overall morbidity features showed excellent result in group A patient. In intergroup comparison highly significant gain was seen in group A over group B . Conclusion: The trial drug “Pushkaradi compound” is effective , safe and palatable in reduce incidence of the symptoms of allergic disorders.

Clinical Studies

Dr. Manjit Singh,Dr. Sarvesh Kumar Agrawal

Clinical evaluation of Pathya Ahara and Avipattikara Churna in the management of Amlapitta

2020   |   January-March   |   VOLUME - XIV   |   ISSUE - 1

KEYWORDS - Ahitaahra, Dyspepsia, Pathya, Rasa, Tikta, Veerya, Vipaka
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Introduction: The main cause for several diseases, which we are witnessing today, is considered to Ahitaahara sevana. The disease Amlapitta is no exception to this condition. This unhealthy life style disturbs the normal physiology of digestion and leads to many digestive disorders and Amlapitta is one of them. Prevalence of dyspepsia is about 20-30% worldwide. Antacids are among the most widely used medicines all over the world. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that there is increase risk of fractures with the use of Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI). As compared to modern medicine, Ayurveda has a lot to offer in cases of Gastro Intestinal Disorders such as hyperacidity or functional dyspepsia. In the management of Amlapitta, Acharyas told to use the diet and drugs which having Tikta - Madhura Rasa, Madhura Vipaka, Sheeta Virya & Laghu property with Kapha-Pittahara action. Methods: Considering the role of diet an attempt was made for clinical evaluation of Pathya Ahara and Avipatikara Churna in the management of Amlapitta. 60 selected patients were taken for study randomly divided into two groups A and B, 30 in each group. Group A was given Avipattikara Churna and no diet restriction was advised to this group and Group B was given Avipattikara Churna along with prescribed diet chart for 6 weeks duration and fallow up was done at every second week. Result: Among both the groups Group B showed (p<0.001) extremely significant results than Group A. Conclusion: This shows that Pathya diet plays an important factor in the management of disease and also can enhance the efficacy of medicine.

Literary Reviews

Dr. Gulab Chand Pamnani,Dr. Rajendra Kumar Soni,Dr. Prabhakar Vardhan

Significance Of Kriya kalpa In Occular Dieases

2020   |   January-March   |   VOLUME - XIV   |   ISSUE - 1

KEYWORDS - Kriyakalpa, Ocular therapeutic, Urdhwajatrugata Roga
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Introduction: Shalakya Tantra is one of the eight branches of Ayurveda dealing with Urdhwajatrugata Rogas (diseases of eyes, nose, ears, head & throat). Ophthalmology comprises the major part of Shalakya tantra. The treatment approach of Shalakya Tantra not only involves internal use of medications but it also includes use of various local procedures, surgical & parasurgical procedures.Kriyakalpas are the therapeutic procedures practiced in Shalakya Tantra having wide range of implications in management of disorders of ophthalmology. It includes selection of specific procedure, preparation of special drug form and finally its proper application to the particular part. Acharya Sushruta has described 5 major Kriyakalpas i.e, Tarpana, Putapaka, Seka, Aschyotana & Anjana1 whereas in addition to these Acharya Sharandhara has added two more procedures- Pindi & Vidalaka2. Kriyakalpa is used for both the purposes, i.e, for Swasthya Samrakshana (prevention from disease) & Vikara Prashamanam (curing the disease). Aims and Objectives: A meticulous search of classic Ayurvedic texts, available contemporary literature pertaining to Kriyakalpas, as well as clinical wisdom of stalwarts of Ayurveda was analyzed to draw safe and effective practical applicability as per presentation of the disease, Dosha and healthy individuals as well. Results and discussion: Practical approach for Kriyakalpa Dravyas and procedure in ocular diseases and healthy individual, doses and duration of Each Kriyakalpa, indication & contra-indications of Kriyakalpas have been described and leads from these protocols can be utilized for the better management of ocular ailments and complications.

Case Studies

Prof. Sunil Kumar

Management of Acrosclerosis through Ayurveda – A case Report

2020   |   January-March   |   VOLUME - XIV   |   ISSUE - 1

KEYWORDS - Ayurveda, Kaala Basti, Gambhir Vatarakta, Acrosclerosis, Raktamokshana
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Acrosclerosis is a generalized disorder of connective tissue in which fibrosis and degenerative changes predominate. A 45 year old female suffering from Acrosclerosis having complains of pain and stiffness in proximal and distal interphalangeal joints and tightening of the skin over dorsum of hands, blackish patches on nose, lips and face, flexed fingers was treated on the line of treatment of Gambhir Vatarakta. Vatavidhwamsana Rasa 125mg, Yogendra Rasa 125mg, Amritadi Guggulu 250mg, Tiktaka Ghrita 10ml, all twice a day and Kaala Basti of Dasamoola Taila and Kwatha were administered. She was also underwent Raktamokshana (Leech therapy). Patient got symptomatic relief in pain and swelling. The skin became smooth. She performs routine activities much better after the treatment. This case study demonstrates that Ayurvedic principle of Gambhir Vatarakta is effective in the management of Acrosclerosis.

Case Studies

Dr. Sarvesh Kumar Singh,Dr. Kshipra Rajoria,Dr. Suman Dadhich

Ayurveda management of lumbar degenerative disc disease along with gait disability: a case study

2020   |   January-March   |   VOLUME - XIV   |   ISSUE - 1

KEYWORDS - Ayurveda medicines, Lumbar degenerative disc disease, Panchakarma therapy, Vatavyadhi
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Introduction – Lumbar degenerative disc disease associated with low back pain is commonly found in present scenario. It may develop due to presence of lumbar spinal stenosis, disc herniation, facet joint arthropathy etc. Still there is no promising therapy for arresting or rejuvenating the spine in biomedicine and the ultimate option for the disease in present day is lumbar surgery with high risk and higher cost. This case report is a patient of lumbar degenerative disc disease along with gait disability which successfully treated with Ayurveda management. Material and methods – A 52 year male suffering from lumbar degenerative disc disease along with gait disability was treated with Panchakarma therapy along with Ayurvedic oral drugs. In Ayurveda text degenerative disorders comes under the heading of Vatavyadhi. Patient was administered Pancha Tikta Ksheera Basti, Patra Pinda Swedana and oral medicines. Panchakarma therapy was administered for the duration of 16 days and oral medicines were continued for next five months. Result – Modified oswestry disability score, straight leg rising test, visual analogue scale along with Ayurveda assessment criteria were assessed for outcome which shows good improvement. Before treatment patient was suffered from gait disability (forward bending during walk) which was changed to normal gait after five months of treatment. Conclusion- Panchakarma therapy with Ayurvedic oral drugs plays a significant role to manage the degenerative disorders.

Case Studies

Dr. Monika Kumari,Dr. K K Singh,Dr. V.B. Kumavat,Dr. Prabhakar Vardhan

Effect of Virechana Therapy in the Management of Psoriasis: A Case Study

2020   |   January-March   |   VOLUME - XIV   |   ISSUE - 1

KEYWORDS - Kushtha, ekakushtha, psoriasis, samshodhana, virechana
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Rationale: Psoriasis is a chronic and stressful illness which is considered incurable in modern science. As per ayurveda the disease psoriasis bears resemblance to the ekakushtha which is one among eighteen types of kushtha. Samshodhana (Biological Purification) is the principal therapy which is indicated to treat kushtha in ayurveda. Based on this principle treatment the present case was managed with virechana as per classical guidelines. Background: An Indian male of age 47 years presented in April 2018 with complaints of numerous itchy purplish patches of varying sizes ranging from 0.5 cm in diameter to large confluent areas resembling a land map with silver scales on scalp, back, chest, abdomen, back, upper and lower limbs since 6 months. He had chronic constipation and was also suffering from tolerable pain in metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joints since 2006. The Patient had five episodes of remissions of this illness in 1996, 2002, 2006, 2016, and 2017. Intervention and outcome: The patient was treated on prescribed line of treatment i.e. samshodhana (virechana ) as described in ayurveda for kushtha disease. Before treatment the PASI score was 41.3, DLQI score was 19. After the therapy the Psoriasis Area Severity Index (PASI) score reduced to 2.1 and Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) score to 5. Hence 90 % improvement in the disease progress was achieved.

Case Studies

Dr Abhishek Upadhyay,Dr Radhika Pukale,Dr Deepti Sharma

Ayurvedic management of Type-2 Diabetes mellitus – A case report

2020   |   January-March   |   VOLUME - XIV   |   ISSUE - 1

KEYWORDS - Madhumeha, Phaltrikadi kwath, Madhumehari churna, Vasant Kusumakar Rasa, Case Study
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Diabetes mellitus is characterized by chronic hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action or both. Diabetes mellitus resembles to Prameha in Ayurveda and is classified as a Santarpanajanya vikara (disorder due to overnutrition). Present case is about a 63 years old overweight, Indian diabetic taking anti-diabetic drugs including insulin (Inj. LANTUS 36 IU) who presented with constipation, distension in abdomen, pain in lower limbs and disturbed sleep. Patient was treated with Phaltrikadi kwatha, Madhumehari Churna, Tab Diabecon-DS, Vasant Kusumakar Rasa along with other medications. Though the patient consulted for his abdominal symptoms in Ayurveda but with improvement in digestive fire and daily satisfactory clearance of bowel substantial improvement was observed in subjective symptoms with significant reduction in insulin dosage (36 IU to 8 IU) and other modern drugs dosage after Ayurvedic intervention with better glycemic control. This case study highlights the usefulness of Ayurveda and need of integrated medical care for cost effective management of diabetes.

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