International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy

ISSN Online:2229-3566

ISSN Print: 2277-4343


Article Category: Review articles

DOI: 10.7897/2277-4343.1405143

Pages: 45-49

Author: Sanjay Ahari *, Dinesh Kumar Rai, Prem Prakash Vyas, Nidhi Awasthi

Abstract: The utility of Ayurveda science is to preserve a healthy individual's health and to treat a patient's ailment. Ayurveda defines health as a balanced condition of dosha, dhatu, agni, mala and a pleasant state of soul, sense organs, and mind. In today's contemporary environment, there is less emphasis placed on health. In the midst of a flurry of labor, lower socioeconomic group members lack basic hygiene, literacy, and the usage of undercooked food or incorrect cleaning of food items, among other things. This is the main reason of Abhyantar Krimi (helminthiasis) in children, which is ignored by both parents and physicians as it is one of the common pediatric problems faced worldwide especially in tropical and subtropical geographical region. Helminthiasis is noticed, when it became severe and cause harm to the children. According to recent worldwide estimates, more than a quarter of the world's population is affected with one or more parasitic illnesses, the most frequent of which is round worm, Ascaris lumbricoides. Ayurveda classics have so many references of helminthiasis named as Krimi roga. Acharyas states 20 type of Krimi classified as Bahya and Abhyantar in which helminthiasis can be correlated with Pureeshaj Krimi. Krimighna (anti helminthic) medicines are available in market, causing side effects like nausea, vomiting, lethargy, etc. Today’s world, Medicinal plants are gaining relevance in the current day due to the different negative effects of modern medication and the less adverse effects of Indian medicinal herbs. Current article presented by the introduction of Pureeshaj Krimi and their management with herbs.

Keyword: Krimi, Pureeshaj Krimi, Bahya, Abhyantar, Herbs