EVALUATE THE EFFICACY OF MUSTADI KASHAY AND PATHYA AHAR IN THE MANAGMENT OF JWAR W.S.R TYPHOID FEVER
Dr. Yeshwant Rajpal Patil and Vd. Priyanka Ramesh Passalwad*
Acharya Charak introduces Jwar (Fever) as a disease entity causing Deha- Indriya- Manas- Santapa (increased temperature of body, impairment of sensory functions and mind) and Sarvarogaagraja (supreme of all diseases). The Prabhava (characteristic features) of Jwar has been stated as Santapa (elevated body temperature), Aruchi (loss of appetite), Agnimandya, Pipasa/Thrisna (excessive thirst). The Jwar often correlated to Typhoid fever by various authors of present era. Typhoid fever is an acute illness associated with fever that is most often caused by the salmonella typhi bacteria. Once the bacteria is ingested it quickly multiplies within the stomach liver or gall bladder and finally enters the blood stream causing symptoms like fever, headache etc. A clinical study comprising of 10 patients of either sex attending OPD clinic of GAC Nanded and presenting with clinical manifestation of typhoid confirmed by Widal test were selected for Muastadi kashay and Pathya Ahar only 10 patients completed the prescribed 15 days.
Keywords: Jwar, Typhoid Fever, Musatadi Kashay (Shadang paniya /Shadang Kashaya).
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