The effect of Gandharvahasta Sneha with Dashmula Kwatha in the management of hyperamonaemia in alcoholic liver cirrhosis w.s.r. to Dushyodara/Sannipatodara - A Case Study
A 45yrs aged male patient presenting with Udarvriddhi (abdominal distention), Kshudhamandya (decreased appetite), Dourbalya (gen. weakness), Ubhaypadshoth (bilateral pedal edema) diagnosed as Udarvyadhi (ascites) was brought to Dr. M. N. Agashe Charitable Hospital, Satara. Patient was treated with an integrated approach of ayurveda. According to Ayurveda, treatment of Udar is Nityavirechana (purgative), Agnideepan (increase appetite), Balaprapti (increase strength), Yakrituttejjak (stimulant for hepatic function and external application of Arkapattbandhan (belt made by leaves of Calotropis procera). In this study we used the Gandharvahasta Sneha with Dashmula Kwatha as purgative. Appreciable results were observed in the form of reduction in abdominal girth, decreased pedal edema, increased appetite, increased strength and significant changes in investigations.
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