ROLE OF GIRIKARNYADI GUTIKAANJANA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF KRIMIGRANTHI - A REVIEW

  • Shwetha G R Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Shalakya Tantra, Government Ayurvedic Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Suja K Sreedhar Professor, Department of Shalakya Tantra, Government Ayurvedic Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

Blepharitis is one of the inflammatory conditions of eyelid caused due to bacterial infection or colonization of the eyelid. It is notorious in nature and also very common, but very annoying to the patients and ophthalmologists too, because of its recurrent nature and lifelong treatment. So it is necessary to find an effective treatment modality. The symptoms of Blepharitis closely resembles to Krimigranthi described in Ayurveda, hence its treatment can be adopted. Girikarnyadi Gutika a Herbo-mineral formulation mentioned in Netra Prakashika consists of Shweta Girikarnika, Shodita Shweta Gunja, Shweta Punarnava, Haridra, Daruharidra, Shodita Tuttha and Gandhaka used as Anjana (application of medicated collyrium to the eye). These drugs are having the properties such as Krimighna (Antihelmintic), Vranaropana (Wound healing), Twakrogahara (cures diseases of skin) and Chakshushya (ocular protective) may be helpful in the management of Blepharitis.

Published
2017-09-10
How to Cite
R, Shwetha G; SREEDHAR, Suja K. ROLE OF GIRIKARNYADI GUTIKAANJANA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF KRIMIGRANTHI - A REVIEW. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 2, n. 4, p. 231 - 235, sep. 2017. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <http://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/349>. Date accessed: 21 nov. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v2i4.9358.
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