A CLINICAL STUDY ON THE THERAPEUTIC EFFECT OF DASHANGA GUGGLU IN JANUSANDHIGATA VATA W.S.R. OSTEOARTHRITIS
Dr. Ramesh Prasad Gupta* and Prof. (Dr.) B.B. Khutia
SandhiGataVata (SGV) is explained in Ayurveda under vatavyadhi, the concept of Gata vata is explained among
Tridosha, Vata is responsible for all Cheshta and all diseases. In old age, all Dhatu beings undergo Kshaya, which
leads to Vata Prakopa and makes the individual prone to many diseases. Aging and Obesity are the major factors
for increased occurrence of osteoarthritis. The Shamana procedures like Snehana, Swedana, Lepa, Bandhana, Agni
Karma and Raktamokshana are emphasized in Ayurveda to provide relief from pain & swelling and restore
mobility. Bhavamishra explained Dashanga Guggulu which has Amapachaka, Medohara and Vatanulomaka
action. Hence it is planned to evaluate the efficacy of Dashanga Guggulu in JanuSandhigataVata.
Keywords: JanuSandhigataVata, Osteoarthritis of knee Joint, Dashanga Guggulu.
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