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1Manju P , 2Shubada V I
1. P.G Scholar, Dept of P G Studies in Shalyatantra, Alva’s Ayurveda Medical College, Moodbidri – 574227
2. Professor, Dept of P G Studies in Shalyatantra, Alva’s Ayurveda Medical College, Moodbidri – 574227
In Ayurvedic classics Mutraashmari is a disease of Mutravaha Srotas, having the symptoms like pain in any of the organs of urinary system like Basti, Mehana, Sevani during micturition, obstruction in flow of urine, haematuria and urine resembling Gomedaka is described, which goes in accordance with the symptoms of Urolithiasis. Acharya Sushruta has explained management including both Shastrakarma and Bheshaja Prayoga for Mutraashmari like Ghrita, Taila, and Kshara prayoga etc. In this present clinical study, Vastyamayantaka Ghrita and Chincha Kshara are selected to compare their efficacy in the management of Mutraashmari.
The clinical trial was conducted with the aim to compare the efficacy of Vastyamayantaka Ghrita and Chincha Kshara in the management of Mutraashmari w.s.r to urolithiasis. The trial was carried out by randomly including the patients in to 2 groups of 20 each. In Group A- patient was advised to take 10 ml of Vastyamayantaka Ghrita twice daily morning in empty stomach and evening, after complete digestion of lunch. Anupana: hot water. The patient was also advised to take food only after the complete digestion of Ghrita (shudha udgara). In Group B- The patient was advised to take Chincha Kshara 500mg twice daily diluted with 30 ml water before food. Study period was 21 days. During treatment assessment was done on 7th, 14th and on 21st day. Follow up was done once in 15 days for next 2 months after study duration. The effect of the treatments was assessed statistically on the basis of gradation of prime signs and symptoms before and after treatment.
The test of significance showed that both Chincha Kshara and Vastyamayantaka Ghrita have shown significant result. But on comparison between groups, the result was insignificant. For parameters like Pain, Haematuria, Dysuria and reduction in size of stone Chincha Kshara has shown slightly better result while in descent of stone Vastyamayantaka Ghrita shows better result
Key words: - Chincha Kshara, Vastyamayantaka Ghrita, Mutraashmari, Urolithiasis
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