ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: A COMPARATIVE STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY OF MANASHILADI VIDALAKA AND NIMBADI PINDI IN ANJANANAMIKA (EXTERNAL HORDEOLUM)
Article Category: Original Research articles
Author: Saranya M. S *, Pradeep Kumar K
Abstract: Anjananamika is a Raktapradhana Vartmagata Vikara caused by the vitiation of Rakta and Mamsa of Vartma due to improper Ahara and Viharas. It can be correlated to External hordeolum, acute suppurative inflammation of the eyelash follicles. Being a Raktapradhana Vyadhi along with the involvement of other Doshas, Pittahara and Doshahara treatment can be done. All the drugs in Manashiladi Vidalaka and Nimbadi Pindi are Chakshushya and have Pitta shamaka properties. Here a sincere effort is made to evaluate the effect of Manashiladi Vidalaka and Nimbadi Pindi in Anjananamika. The study was conducted in 40 subjects. Clinical symptoms were noted and documented at baseline, 3rd day, 5th day, 10th day and 15th day. Observations were analyzed and evaluated using statistical methods. This study showed that both Manashiladi Vidalaka and Nimbadi Pindi have significant effect in Anjananamika. There is no significant difference in the effect of Manashiladi Vidalaka and Nimbadi Pindi in Anjananamika.
Keyword: Anjananamika, External Hordeolum, Kriyakalpa, Pindi, Vidalaka