ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: A COMPARATIVE STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFECT OF VIRECHANA KARMA WITH TRIVRITADI KWATH AND SHAMAN CHIKITSA WITH AVIPATIKARA CHURNA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF URODAHA (RETROSTERNAL BURNING) IN AMLAPITTA (ACID PEPTIC DISORDER)
Article Category: Original Research articles
Author: Ritesh Poonia * and Arun Gupta
Abstract: In the recent years there has been an unprecedented increase in the incidence of Gastrointestinal System disorders due to change in lifestyle, diet pattern, behavioral pattern, mental stress and also hazardous use of painkillers. Ayurveda comes with varieties of treatment options to cure the GI disorders without causing any harmful effect. The aim of this study is to compare between Shodhan and Shaman therapy in Amlapitta, to evaluate the efficacy of Virechana Karma and Shaman Chikitsa. The criterions of diagnosis of patients was based on sign and symptoms of Amlapitta and Ayurvedic and modern text. Two groups were taken, and duration of study was of one month. In group A, virechana therapy was given with Trivritadi Kwath, and in group B, shaman therapy was given with Avipatikara churna. Follow up of patients was done after given therapy. Result shows that shodhana therapy is more effective than shaman therapy in patients of Amlapitta.
Keyword: Amlapitta, Virechan Karma, Shaman Chikitsa, Shodhana Chikitsa, Trivritadi Kwath, Avipatikara Churna.