A clinical study to evaluate the efficacy of Tekaraja Churna in the management of Tamaka Shwasa vis-a vis Bronchial Asthma

  • Shrikanta Post Graduate Scholar, Department of PG Studies in Kayachikitsa. Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Mysuru, Karnataka, India.
  • Mytrhey RC Professor and HOD, Department of PG Studies in Kayachikitsa. Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Mysuru, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Tekaraja Churna, Tamaka Shwasa, Bronchial Asthma

Abstract

Tamaka Shwasa is one among the five types of Shwasa. It is predominantly Kaphavataja Vyadhi originating from Pittasthana. Aggravated Vata leads to its Pratiloma Gati and enters Pranavaha Srotas afflicts the Kapha produces Peenasa, Ghurghuraka, Shwasakricchrata, Kasa, Pramoha, Parshvagraha, Vishuskasyata. This disease shows close resemblance with bronchial asthma. According to global initiative for asthma (GINA), asthma defined as a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways which is associated with airway hyper responsiveness. It leads to recurrent episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness and coughing particularly at night and in early morning. Asthma affects both children and adults. It is estimated that as many as 300 million people of all ethnic backgrounds suffer from asthma. Prevalence of asthma in india is 2.5-5.0%. In this present study, Tekaraja Churna mentioned in Sahasrayoga was selected for the management of mild to moderate grade bronchial asthma.

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Shrikanta, & Mytrhey RC. (2022). A clinical study to evaluate the efficacy of Tekaraja Churna in the management of Tamaka Shwasa vis-a vis Bronchial Asthma . Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 7(9), 43 - 48. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/2074
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