A COMPARATIVE CLINICAL STUDY ON BRIHMANA EFFECT OF ASHWAGANDHAADYA GHRITA SNEHANAPANA AND MATRA BASTI IN KARSHYA W.S.R. TO UNDER WEIGHT

  • Vijaylaxmi B. Patil Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Panchakarma, SJG Ayurvedic Medical College & Hospital, Koppal, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Suresh N. Hakkandi Professor & HOD, Dept. of Panchakarma, Shree Jagdguru Gavisiddeshwara Ayurvedic Medical College, Koppal, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Manjunath P. Akki Professor, Dept. of Panchakarma, SJG Ayurvedic Medical College & Hospital, Koppal, Karnataka, INDIA.

Abstract

Background: Karshya as per classics has Shushkasphik, Udara, Greeva, Dhamanijalasantata, Twagasthishesha, Kshuda, Pipasa, Sheeta, Ushna, Vayu, Varsha, Bharadan Asahishnuta and it is similar to the clinical features of under-weight/under nourishment includes loss of weight, muscle wasting, loss of subcutaneous fat, stress, fatigue and general weakness. Materials and Methods: The study was conducted as a randomized clinical trial and carried out in the Dept. of Panchakarma during the year 2016 - 2018. Patients with Dourbalya and anxious to gain weight were included in the study. Their age group was in between 18-45 years. 30 patients who fulfilled the inclusion and exclusion criteria were selected for the study. Patients were randomly allocated into two groups. Group A and Group B. In patients of Group A, Ashwagandhadya Ghrita as Brimhana Snehana 1 Pala i.e. 48ml daily in two divided doses for 15 days with Ushnodaka. In Group B, Ashwagandhadya Ghrita as Matra Basti i.e. 50ml daily for 15 days. Results: Statistically, Body weight is highly significant at the level of p<0.001.  In Matra basti group in comparison to Snehapana group. 

Published
2019-01-09
How to Cite
PATIL, Vijaylaxmi B.; HAKKANDI, Suresh N.; AKKI, Manjunath P.. A COMPARATIVE CLINICAL STUDY ON BRIHMANA EFFECT OF ASHWAGANDHAADYA GHRITA SNEHANAPANA AND MATRA BASTI IN KARSHYA W.S.R. TO UNDER WEIGHT. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 3, n. 6, p. 17 - 22, jan. 2019. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <https://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/738>. Date accessed: 19 jan. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.3.6.3.
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