TO ESTABLISH TREATMENT MODALITIES IN SEASONAL NON-COMMUNICABLE CHRONIC DISORDERS W. S. R. TO "TAMAKA SHWASA" AS PRANAVAHA PRADOSHAJA VIKARA
International Ayurvedic Medical Journal
Ayurveda is not only the science of life but also the philosophy of life. Srotasa which represent the internal transport system includes a series of channels through which Rasa-Raktaadi Dhatu is propelled to all parts of the body. The concept of Pranavaha Srotodushti & its explanation matches entirely with the pathogenesis mechanism symptoms of Asthma. Taking this aspect in the mind, the clinical study was planned to establishment of the func- tional utility of Srotomoola in the management of
... e disease Tamaka Shwasa. AIM & OBJECTIVES: To estab- lish the role and function utility of Srotomoola. To study the aetiopathogenesis and treatment of Pranavaha- Pradoshaja Vikara. To assess the efficacy of Shwashar Yoga, Hridya Yoga, and Deepaniya Yoga. MATERIALS AND METHODS: For the clinical study 30 clinically diagnosed patients of Tamaka Shwasa (Bronchial Asthma) were registered for present clinical. They were treated in three groups randomly each containing 10 patients with- in the age group of 20-70 years. Group 1 has been treated with Shwashar Yoga 5gm three times a day for 2 months. Group 2 have given Hridya Yoga 5gm three times a day for 2 months. Group 3 have given Deepaniya Yoga 5gm three times a day for 2 months. 30 clinically diagnosed patients of Tamaka Shwasa (Bronchial Asthma) were registered for the present clinical study in 3 divided groups. RESULTS: After the complete intervention the overall improvement in the patient of group I was found to be 77.27%, in Group II was found to be 63.64% and in group III was found to be 31.50% which was a mild improvement symptomatically but statistically it was highly significant. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION: It was observed that most drug ingredients in Shwashar Yoga, Hridya Yoga, Deepaniya Yoga have Laghu, Ruksha, Tikshna Guna, Tikta, Katu Rasa, Katu & Madhura Vipaka & Kapha Vatashamaka Prabha- va. Considering these factors, the selected drugs as well comprises Kapha Vatashamaka action, moreover, should contain a strong affinity to perform on Pranavaha Srotas. It shows signs of Srotoshodhaka properties which may assist to eliminate sluggish Dosha in the Srotas. Keywords: Srotasa, Srotomoola, Tamaka Shwasa, Kapha Vatashamaka.