ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: ROLE OF ANUVASANA BASTI AND KATI BASTI IN THE MANAGEMENT OF GRIDHRASI (SCIATICA)
Article Category: Original Research articles
Author: Sarmah J *, Sharma R.K.
Abstract: Gridhrasi comes under 80 types of Nanatmaja Vatavyadhi, due to its extreme painful condition physician is often called to treat in clinical practice. Symptoms of Gridhrasi resemble with sciatica. The present Clinical study was carried out to assess the effect of Kati Basti and Matra basti in Gridhrasi. In Ayurveda Basti karma is considered as half of the treatment and in Panchakarma Basti is important amongst all the therapy for the management of Vatavyadhi. In this clinical study 20 patients were registered equally divided in to two groups and 10 patients of 1st group under Kati basti with Dashmoola taila for 14 days and another group of 10 patients received one sitting of Matra basti for two weeks with Sahasradi taila. In this present study of Kati basti group 20% were cured, 40% marked improvement, 30% moderate improvement and 10% mild improvement and in Matra basti group 40% patient were cured 30% got marked improvement and 30% moderate improvement. None of the patient remained unchanged moreover highly significant result was obtained statistically.
Keyword: Gridhrasi, Kati Basti, Matra Basti, Sciatica