TO EVALUATE THE EFFECT OF ASHWATHA ON MUTRAKRICHHRA W.S.R. TO E.COLI
In Ayurvedic classics E.Coli infection is not mentioned, but Krimis and Mutrakrichhra are mentioned. Most of the symptoms of Mutrakrichhra are similar with Escherichia coli infection. Escherichia coli is the major cause of urinary tract infections. The disease Mutrakrichhra has been described by almost all Acharyas. UTI is a major problem in society which causes Mutravaha Srotas Vikriti. Modern medical science physicians are facing problem in the treatment of E.coli. Infection, due to its relapse and synthetic antibiotic hazards. Due to this reason present study was planned to evaluate the efficacy of Ashawath which have been used by ancient Acharyas in Mutravaha Srotas Vikriti. In view of above fact the present trial has been undertaken to understand the effect of Ashawatha having antibacterial and diuretic properties. The present research work has been carried out with a view to provide a scientific basis for the claims made in various Ayurvedic texts regarding the effect of Shigru Ashwatha Ghana on Mutrakrichhra (UTI).
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