Clinical study to evaluate efficacy of Kanchanar Gutika in the management of Galganda w.r.t. Hypothyroidism

  • Dr. Rambhavan Yadav Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, D. Y. Patil School of Ayurveda, Nerul, Navi-Mumbai, Maharashtra, INDIA.
  • Dr. Ashish Mhatre Ph.D (Sch.), Associate Professor, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, D. Y. Patil School of Ayurveda, Nerul, Navi-Mumbai, Maharashtra, INDIA.
Keywords: Hypothyroidism, Galaganda, Kanchanar Gutika

Abstract

Hypothyroidism is defined as failure of the Thyroid Gland to produce sufficient Thyroid hormone to meet the metabolic demands of the body. The prevalence of Hypothyroidism in urban India is 10.95%. Major portion of Hypothyroidism (approximately 3.47%) remain undetected. Various treatment protocols are applied in this disease with partial success. In present clinical study, 30 patients of clinically proven Hypothyroidism were treated with Kanchanar Gutika to evaluate its efficacy. The Ingredients Of Kanchanar Gutika are Bhibhitak (Terminalia Bellerica), Haritaki (Terminalia Chebula), Amalaki (Emblica Officinalis), Kanchanara (Bauhinia Variegate), Maricha (Piper Nigrum), Shunthi (Zinziber Officinalis), Pippali (Piper Longum), Guggul (Commiphora Mukul) etc.[1] Ayurvediya Nidanadi parameters and modern symtoms of Hypothyroidism were used as a subjective parameters & investigation was used as objective parameters to assess the efficacy of the drug. Analysis was done and results were calculated statistically using paired‘t’ test. Results obtained are encouraging and indicate the efficacy of Kanchanar Gutika in the management of Hypothyroidism, exploring many aspects of this clinical entity.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Ashtanga Hridaya, Edited by Dr. Anna Moreshwar Kunte, Chaukhambha Surbharati Prakashan,Varanasi, Reprint Edition, 2002 Sutra Sthana, Doshopakramniya Adhyaya, 13/25. Page no. 216

Stanley Davidson. In: Colledge NR, Waller BR, Ralston SH, (eds.) Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine. 16th edi. U.K.: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier; 2010. Page 741.

Charaka Samhita of Agnivesha elaborated by Charaka and Drudhabala with the Ayurveda Dipika commentry by Chakrapani dutta, Sutrasthana, Chapter-24, Verse No-25-27, Page-125 Edited by: Vaidya Jadavji Trikamji Acharya Published by Choukhambha Surbharati Prakashan, Varanasi Edition Reprint 2005.

Kayachiktisa, Vd. Y.G.Joshi, Sau.Sampada Koptekar, 2001 page no. 281-285

Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Shri GovindaDasji vol 2nd Galagand Roga Chikitsa Prakrana, Chaukhambha Sanskrit Bhawan, Varanasi, Edition 2006, shlok 61-63 page 583.

Dravyaguna vigyan, Vol-2, P. V. Sharma, Choukhambha orientalia, Varanasi, 2005;page no. 388-591.

Sushruta Samhita, Edited by Dr. Ambikadatt Shastri, Chaukhambha Sanskrit Samsthan, Varanasi, 9thEdition, 2051 NidanaSthana, Granthya pachyarbudagal gandanam Adhyaya, 11/29. Page no. 356

http://www.scientific-journals.co.uk/web documents/2020625 hypothyroidism_ platelet_aggredability.pdf
How to Cite
Dr. Rambhavan Yadav, & Dr. Ashish Mhatre. (2019). Clinical study to evaluate efficacy of Kanchanar Gutika in the management of Galganda w.r.t. Hypothyroidism. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 4(05), 56-63. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/702
Section
Original Article