CLINICAL EVALUATION OF ROLE OF AMRUTADYA TAILA MATRA BASTI IN THE MANAGEMENT OF VATARAKTA: A CASE STUDYJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.7, No. 9)
Publication Date: 2019-09-02
Authors : Rajesh Km. Dharua; Alok Km. Srivastava.;
Page : 420-422
Keywords : Vatarakta Khavaigunya RaktavahaSrotas Tridosha MatraBasti.;
Vatarakta is a disease related with Khavaigunya found in RaktavahaSrotas which includes vitiated Vata and blood. Small joints of feet and hands are mainly affected in Vatarakta. Vata being pre dominant among the Tridosha has the potential to cause more serious and long term diseases than the other two. The classical texts lay down ample of importance to the functions and characteristics of Vata. At the same time, Rakta being the foremost body tissue also play an important role in sustaining the healthy life of the person. Vatarakta is an illness where both Vata and Rakta are afflicted by distinct etiological factors. Description of Vatarakta has been done since Samhita Kala. According to AacharyaCharaka, clinical features of Vatarakta are different according to site. To identify an alternative & safer management, MatraBasti Karma was selected for the study to see its effect on Vatarakta. 20 patients were selected on the basis of inclusion criteria of Vatarakta& were given treatment. There was found to be significantly reduction in symptoms like Kandu, Daha, Ruja, Toda, Sandhishotha, Stabdhata, Sparshasahishnuta and Raga.
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