ROLE OF SHATAVARYADI KSHEERAPAKA BASTI IN GARBHA KSHAYA – CASE SERIES

  • Suprabha K PhD Scholar, Department of Prasutitantra & Streeroga, I.P.G.T. & R.A. Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India.
  • Laxmipriya Dei H.O.D. Department of Prasutitantra & Streeroga, I.P.G.T. & R.A. Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India.

Abstract

Garbha Kshaya comprising of (Anunnata Kukshi) fundal height less than the period of gestation and (Garbha Aspandana) reduced fetal movement due to reduced amniotic fluid  can be taken as fetal growth related disorder mainly IUGR (Intrauterine growth restriction). Ayurveda mentions Ksheera Basti (medicated milk enema) as a classical treatment in the management of Garbha Kshaya. In this case series, total 3 pregnant patients completing their 7th months of pregnancy, with the complaint of intrauterine growth restriction, reduced fetal movement and oligohydraminos were administered with Shatavaryadi Ksheerapaka BastiShatavaryadi Ksheerapaka Basti consists of fine powder of Shatavari, Bala and Arjuna 10 g each made into Ksheerapaka form and administered once daily in the morning, for consecutive 10 days. It was observed that after the Basti treatment, there was increase in the fetal movements, liquor and also fetal weight. In addition, there was also increase in maternal weight and improvement in fatigue, body ache, etc. From the study it has been observed that, in conditions of Garbha Kshaya (IUGR), administration of Shatavaryadi Ksheerapaka Basti is beneficial in terms of fetal growth and maternal well being.

Author Biography

Suprabha K, PhD Scholar, Department of Prasutitantra & Streeroga, I.P.G.T. & R.A. Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India.



Published
2017-11-10
How to Cite
K, Suprabha; DEI, Laxmipriya. ROLE OF SHATAVARYADI KSHEERAPAKA BASTI IN GARBHA KSHAYA – CASE SERIES. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 2, n. 5, p. 201 - 205, nov. 2017. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <http://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/441>. Date accessed: 11 dec. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v2i05.10280.