EFFICACY OF SHODHANA AND SHANSHAMANA CHIKITSA IN ASRIGDHARA: A CASE STUDY
Dr. Neelam Verma* and Prof. (Dr.) Kalpna Sharma
A married female patient of 35 years age attended the OPD with the complaint of increased duration of menstruation associated with excessive blood loss. She gave history of medication (Hormonal therapy) for four consecutive cycle, but patients was not satisfied by the treatment as no symptomatic relief was found and it was effecting her daily routine. With the aim to minimize the cyclic blood loss and the regularize the cycle. The Shodhana Chikitsa or detoxification that is Virechana Karma and Sashamana Chikitsa or palliative treatment with Bola Parpati and Punarnava Mandoor and Ashokarishta was advice the patient for three consecutive cycles. This therapy helped to cure the heavy flow during menses and regularize the cycle. But to establish this fact, further study of longer duration and on larger sample is required.
Keywords: Shodhana Chikitsa, Sashamana Chikitsa, Bola Parpati, Punarnava Mandoor and Ashokarishta.
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