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Anaphylaxis Reaction Caused by Honey Based Enema A Case Report

Journal: International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (Vol.6, No. 5)

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Page : 1334-1336

Keywords : Honey; Anaphylaxis Reaction; Enema;

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Honey is used as the reputable and effective therapeutic agent by practitioners of conventional medicine. Several biological compounds from honeybees are added during honey formation. Currently, two types of honey are produced globally traditional Apis mellifera honey and stingless bee honey. 1 Honey has many medicinal properties and it is used in many Panchakarma procedures like enema. Persons immune system may be hypersensitive to any substance either it may be honey, oil, ghee etc. which are used in enema preparation. In Charaka Samhita it is explained that there is no disease more difficult to treat than honey induced Aama disorder, the severity of treatment itself can kill the patient as quickly as poison. In this article we are presenting a case with anaphylactic reaction after honey based enema administration, patient developed mild giddiness, mild dyspnea, nausea, sudden weakness etc. symptoms. it was managed with Sprinkling cold water, foot end elevation, oral rehydration solution, Tab. Laghu Sutashekhara Rasa and assurance to the patient. For the proper therapeutic action, the genuine quality and purity of honey is very necessary. Honey based enema should be avoided in persons allergic to honey especially in Pitta Prakriti persons in Ushna hot seasons like Sharat Ritu and Grishma Ritu summer season . The purpose of this article is to report a case of Anaphylaxis reaction induced by decoction enema and increase the awareness among Ayurvedic practitioner's and scholars regarding reporting of adverse reactions and events to National pharmacovigilance program. Vasant C Patil | Madhuri M Rodd | Priyanka B Bhadargade | Mamta R Mudgal | Chinmayee B Mohanty | Manjunath R kalatippi "Anaphylaxis Reaction Caused by Honey-Based Enema - A Case Report" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-6 | Issue-5 , August 2022, URL: Paper URL:

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