ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: AYURVEDA APPROACH FOR MANAGEMENT OF ULCERATIVE COLITIS: A REVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
DOI: DOI: 10.7897/2277-4343.10016
Author: Peshala K.K.V.S *, Singh L., Sahu M
Abstract: Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory disease primarily involve in the mucosa and sub-mucosa of large gut which can be named as a challenging disease to manage due to its unexplained origin, remitting and relapsing course, drug dependency and drug resistant. Atisara is a group of disease described in Ayurveda texts. Some subtypes of Atisara can be correlated with signs and symptoms of Ulcerative colitis which described in modern medical system. Management of these subtypes have been described in Ayurveda texts with its basic principles. Hence, approach of management of Ulcerative colitis according to Ayurveda treatment principles have been made in this review to overcome drawbacks of modern treatments and for better management.
Keyword: Ulcerative colitis, Ayurveda management, Atisara