A CLINICAL STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY OF MADANPHALADI VATI IN THE MANAGEMENT OF STHOULYA W.S.R. TO OBESITY-A PILOT STUDY
*Vd. Archana Pandurang Kashid
Aim: “To study the efficacy of Madanphaladivati in the management of Sthoulya w.s.r. Obesity.”
To evaluate the efficacy of Madanphaladivati in the management of sthouly (Obesity).
Conceptual study of Sthoulya in Ayurvedic texts and Obesity in modern medicine.
Methodology: In present study, Thirty obese subjects fulfiling the diagnostic criteria of sthoulya who visited OPD, IPD of D.Y. Patil Ayurvedic Hospital, Nerul, Navi Mumbai has been selected & administered orally Madanphaladi vati 3 gm two times a day before food with lukewarm water & minimal diet, excercise for two months, follow up was done one month interval. The sign and symptoms and the BMI level, waist hip ratio were observed before and after treatment. Lipid profile was done before and after treatment. Conclusion: A significant weight loss was observed. The result shows marked improvement of sign and symptoms along with decrease in BMI, lipid profile level & waist hip ratio. Though the subjects was given treatment for short term, the result was encouraging .Moreover, further study with large sample size & long duration is desirable to establish the treatment.
Keywords: Atisthoula, Obesity, Madanphaladi Vati, Lipid profile.
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