ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: A RANDOMIZED COMPARATIVE CLINICAL EVALUATION OF HARIDRADI LEHA AND VASADI KASHAYA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF TAMAKA SHWASA (BRONCHIAL ASTHMA)
Article Category: Original Research articles
Author: Rashmi Mutha, Ajay Kumar Sahu, Jai Prakash Singh, Ram Kishor Joshi, Shankar Gautam *
Abstract: Tamaka Shwasa in Ayurveda is analogous to Bronchial Asthma due to similarity in causative and precipitating factors, onset, pathogenesis and symptoms. An estimated 300 million people worldwide suffer from asthma, with 250,000 annual deaths attributed to the disease. The Objective is to evaluate and compare the efficacy of Haridradi Leha with and without Vasadi Kashaya in the management of Tamaka Shwasa. Total 30 patients were registered for the present study. The patients of group A were administered Haridradi Leha in a dose of 20 grams BD (Bis in die i.e., twice daily) in empty stomach orally with lukewarm water for 21 days. The patients of group B were administered Haridradi Leha (20 grams BD) and Vasadi Kashaya (50 ml BD) with Anupana (co-administers with medicine) of honey orally for 21 days. There are highly significant results (p value: p
Keyword: Bronchial Asthma; Haridradi Leha; Tamaka Shwasa; Vasadi Kashaya.