A single case study to evaluate the applicability of Ayurveda treatment protocol in Otalgia w.s.r. to Kaphaja Karnashoola

  • Swarna Ranjita Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of PG Studies in Shalakya Tantra, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • SM Pasha HOD, Dept. of PG Studies in Shalakya Tantra, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Ahalya S. Principal, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Agastya Haritaki Avaleha, Dashamoola Katutraya Kashaya, Karnadhoopana, Otalgia, ASOM, Kaphaja Karnashoola, Capsule Grab.

Abstract

Background: Otalgia or ear ache is a symptom which will hamper the daily activities of individual, and a cause of unease or discomfort. Even today there is no specific permanent remedy to this condition in advance modern medical system despite of some Otogesics which will only mask the pain. The common over the Counter medicines available on medical stores are having side effects on continuous usage. So there is a need for safe Ayurvedic medicine which can act better like modern analgesics but fewer side effects. Methodology: In this Case study, Agastya Haritaki Avaleha, Dashamoola Katutraya Kashaya and Capsule Grab, internally and Haridradi Karnadhoopana and Anu Taila Nasya as Sthanika Chikitsa were tried on patient of otalgia with ASOM (Kaphaja Karnashoola) Patient was treated in 2 stages. Observations: It was observed in the present study that in stage 1 there was 50% improvement as compared to stage 2 which showed better results in reducing the symptoms of Otalgia with ASOM. Re-occurrence of symptoms were merely less in stage 2 as compared to stage 1 Conclusion: There is a false assumption that Ayurvedic medicines are slow acting and allopathic medicines are desperately used for pain management and acute conditions. But this study throwing a light to substantiate that, Ayurvedic medicines are potent enough to manage acute otalgia also, just like Otogesics in Modern Medical Science. The study revealed that the re-occurrence rate of symptoms was very less in patients who used Agastya Haritaki Avaleha, Dashamoola Katutraya Kashaya and grab along with Haridradi Karnadhoopana and Anu Taila.

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How to Cite
Swarna Ranjita, SM Pasha, & Ahalya S. (2021). A single case study to evaluate the applicability of Ayurveda treatment protocol in Otalgia w.s.r. to Kaphaja Karnashoola. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(3), 205 - 209. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1339
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