CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF VATAJA GULMA

  • Sharada Sphoorthi Y Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Roga Nidana Evam Vikruti Vigyana, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
  • Gopikrishna S Professor and Head, Department of Roga Nidana Evam Vikruti Vigyana, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

Gulma is the chronic disease of Annavaha Srotas where in Vata Dosha vitiation is typically observed. It is a Vata Pradhana Vyadhi mentioned separately in Charaka Samhita, Sushrutha Samhita, Astanga Hrudaya, Astanga Sangraha and in Madhava Nidana. Because of its shape like that of Gulma (Shrub or Bush) disease is named as Gulma. It is a Sparshopalabhya (palpable mass), Paripinditatwath (hard and round in shape). Nidana (etiological factors), Poorvaroopa (premorbid symptoms), Roopa (signs and symptoms), Upashaya Anupashaya (aggravating and relieving factors), Samprapti (Pathogenesis), Samprapti Ghataka, Upadrava, Arista Lakshanas of  Vataja Gulma is discussed in detail in this article with its above possible contemporary correlation.

Published
2018-04-12
How to Cite
Y, Sharada Sphoorthi; S, Gopikrishna. CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF VATAJA GULMA. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 3, n. 1, p. 85 - 89, apr. 2018. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <http://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/514>. Date accessed: 26 apr. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v3i01.11645.
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Review Articles