Role of Lashuna Rasayana in Margavaranaja Pakshagahta - A Case Study

  • Sameera Meenaz Final Year Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Kayachikitsa Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda, Udupi, Karnataka, India.
  • G Shrinivasa Acharya Professor & Guide, Department of Kayachikitsa Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda, Udupi, Karnataka, India.
  • Nishanth Pai K Assistant Professor & Co-Guide, Department of Kayachikitsa Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda, Udupi, Karnataka, India.
  • Shrilatha Kamath T Professor & HOD, Department of Kayachikitsa Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda, Udupi, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Marga Avranaja Pakshaghta, Santarpanajanya Nidana, Lashunsa Rasayana, Nanatmaja Vyadhi.

Abstract

The health of an individual is accessed by the optimum structural and functional wellbeing. The functional ability of the body may be physiological or physical is attributed to Vata. In morbidity, the same Vatadosha will affect the functionality, in terms of motor or sensory functions. The wide spectrum of disorders due to morbid Vatadosha is put under the heading of Vatavyadhi. Depending upon the affected part of the body further it is categorized as, Ekangavata, Sarvangavata and Pakshaghata. In Pakshaghata Chestanivrutti of one half of the body either left or right may be observed.[1] Pakshghata is one among 80 Nanatmaja Vyadhi.[2] There are three distinct Nidana for Pakshaghata. Dhatukshayaja, Margavarana and Swakopa.[3] Margavarana refers to the obstruction of the Raktamarga. Prime causative factors for Margavarana is Santarpanajanya Nidana leads to Dhamani Pratichyaya ends up in Pakshaghata. In modern science it is better understood as stroke syndrome. Lashunsa Rasayana4 is considered to be best in case of Vata Vyadhi. It is even indicated in Pakshaghata. In the present study role of Lashunsa Rasayana is done on the patients suffering from Margavaranaja Pakshaghata.

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Sameera Meenaz, G Shrinivasa Acharya, Nishanth Pai K, & Shrilatha Kamath T. (2021). Role of Lashuna Rasayana in Margavaranaja Pakshagahta - A Case Study. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(5), 295 - 298. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1503
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