ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: ASSESSMENT OF RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PURISADHARA AND ASTHIDHARAKALA BY USING CLINICAL STUDY
Article Category: Original Research articles
Author: Musale Pankaj S *, Khairnar Neeta P
Abstract: The present clinical study was carried out for assessment of relationship between purisadharakala and asthidhara kala which is quoted by dalhanacharya in vishvegchikitsa in kalpasthan of Sushrut Samhita. A single blind controlled study was performed in which 2 groups of 15 patients of asthigatavata which is assumed to be diseases of asthidhara kala are selected. Mustadi gana churna which is assumed to be drug for purisadharakala is given to Group A which is trial group while placebo given to controlled group i.e. Group B for duration of 30 days. After clinical trial the statistical analysis was done by applying paired and unpaired ‘t’ test. The results of clinical study show that the effect of mustadi gana churna on asthigatvata is statistically significant as compared to placebo. Hence it proves that there is relationship between purisadharakala and asthidhara kala. This relation may be useful for the treatment of various diseases of bones and joints.
Keyword: Pur??adhar?Kal?, As?hidhar? kal?, asthigatavata, mustadigana.