To evaluate the effect of Panchaprasrutika Basti with and without Anuvasana in Janusandhigata Vata - A Comparative Clinical Study

  • Sucheta Desai Post Graduate Scholar, Department of PG Studies in Panchakarma, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • Shaila Borannavar Guide & Associate Professor, Department of PG Studies in Panchakarma, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • Ananta S. Desai Professor & HOD, Department of PG Studies in Panchakarma, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Janusandhigata Vata, Panchaprasrutika Basti, Sandhishoola, Osteoarthritis, Anuvasana Basti, Yoga Basti.

Abstract

Basti is considered as Ardha or Purna Chikitsa among the entire Panchakarma therapeutic measures. In Asthi Ashrita Vyadhi Panchakarma especially Basti Karma is Hitakari. Sandhigata Vata is one among the Vataja Nanatmaja Vyadhi mainly manifesting in Vridhdhavastha, which is dominated by Vata Dosha. Acharya Sushruta said it is difficult to cure and is Yapya. Charakacharya has explained that for the management of the diseases at Marmaasthi Sthanas, Vata Dosha is treated. Since Basti is considered the most effective for the management of Vata. Hence the present study “To evaluate the effect of Panchaprasrutka Basti with and without Anuvasana in Janusandhigata Vata - A Comparative Clinical Study, is undertaken here. Methodology: It is a comparative clinical study. 40 patients diagnosed as having Janusandhigata Vata fulfilling the inclusion criteria were selected from the OPD and IPD, SJIIM Hospital and GAMC Bengaluru and randomly assigned into following 2 groups each comprising of 20 patients. A special case proforma was prepared with all the points of History taking, physical examinations, laboratory investigations to confirm the diagnosis as mentioned in our classics and contemporary sciences. Group A: Patients of this group were given a course of Panchaprasrutika Basti with Anuvasana Basti. Group B: Patients of this group were given a course of Panchaprasrutika Basti without Anuvasana Basti. Patients of both groups were administered Basti in Yoga Basti pattern. After completion of study, results were assessed using student’s ‘t’ test by comparing the data collected during the study. Result: Both the groups were effective in Janusandhigata Vata. However clinically efficacy of Group A (65%) showed better results than Group B (60%).

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Sucheta Desai, Shaila Borannavar, & Ananta S. Desai. (2021). To evaluate the effect of Panchaprasrutika Basti with and without Anuvasana in Janusandhigata Vata - A Comparative Clinical Study . Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(5), 17 - 25. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1479
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