A COMPARATIVE CLINICAL STUDY OF TAKRADHARA AND SHIRO-ABHYANG WITH YASHTIMADHUADYA TAIL IN THE MANAGEMENT OF CHITTODVEGA (GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER)Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.10, No. 12)
Publication Date: 2022-12-20
Authors : Swati Parmar; Monika Das;
Page : 1168-1173
Keywords : Anxiety GAD Chittodvega Manasaroga Shirobhyanga Takradhara;
In this study the term Chittodvega is compared to Generalized Anxiety Disorder DSM-IV, Can exist as a separate disease or can be etiological factor for other psychic and psychosomatic disorders. The first line of treatment according to Ayurveda is Nidana-Parivarjana, i.e., avoidance of aetiological factors. Also, Charakacharya has described three types of treatments, namely â€“ Daivavyapashraya, Yuktivyapashraya and Sattvavajaya.Shiro-abhyang and takradhara (shirodhara) are classified under Murdha tail and are taken for study in chittodvega (GAD). Acharyas have prescribed MedhyaRasayana treatment (mental health promoting) for the management of mental illnesses. Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra) has been included among the four main MedhyaRasayana drug by Acharya Charaka and used as routine remedy for the management of the mental illness. Acharya Shrushutsays, In Blocking of channels (stroto-avrodh) and vayudushti diseases takra is very useful. Anxiety is a state of heensatva and use of takradhara in anxiety will help to improve the satva of patient. Therefore, Shiro-abhyang with Yashtimadhu oil and takradhara are used for Study.
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