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