ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: CLINICAL EFFICACY OF SHIGRU KWATHA IN MANAGEMENT OF MUTRASHMARI (UROLITHIASIS)
Article Category: Original Research articles
Author: Jayesh S Shivade *
Abstract: Mutrashmari is one of the most common diseases of Mutravahasrotas. In Ayurveda, Mutrashmari is considered as Astamahagada (eight type of grave disease mentioned by Sushruta). Clinical features of Mutrashmari explained in various Ayurvedic text resembles of Urolithiasis in modern science. In Ayurveda various conservative medicine are mentioned for the management of mutrashmari with less side effect, easily available, cost effective and minimum recurrences of stone formation. The study was conducted at Department of Shalya Tantra, Yashwant Ayurvedic College and PG Institute Kodoli, Kolhapur, Maharashtra. For assessment of result patients were investigated by USG and X-ray KUB. Clinical features like pain, burning micturition, dysuria, tenderness, haematuria, pyuria and strangury, size and site of stone were also used for analysis of result. Patient’s routine blood and urine examination were carried out. Shigru kwatha has significant role in the management of mild to moderate sized urolithiasis and also give immediate relief to associated feature.
Keyword: Mutrashmari, Urolithiasis, Management, Hematuria, Strangury.