ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: EVALUATION OF EFFECT OF UDVARTANA ON MEDO DHATU USING BODY COMPOSITION MONITOR
Article Category: Original Research articles
Author: Jaseena C., Annie Yohannan, Anjali Sivaram, Anjana R. *
Abstract: The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of udvartana on medo dhatu using body composition monitor. The study samples were 30 normal healthy individuals with BMI between 25-29.9 and 30-40 years in age. Degree of vitiation of medo dhatu was assessed using a detailed proforma. Their routine blood parameters and lipid profile were assessed. Body weight, BMI, body fat percentage, skeletal muscle percentage, visceral fat etc. was analyzed using body composition monitor. Udvartana with triphala choorna was performed for 30 minutes for 7 days. Reassessment of parameters was done after 7 days and 14 days. The procedure showed significant reduction in the degree of vitiation of medo dhatu. The parameters such as total cholesterol, VLDL, LDL, TG showed significant reduction with enhancement of HDL. Body weight, BMI, body fat percentage, skeletal muscle percentage and visceral fat levels were also reduced significantly after the udvartana.
Keyword: Udvartana, medo dhatu, body composition monitor, Triphala choorna, BMI, lipid profile