THE EFFECT OF STHOULYAHARA CHIKITSA THAT IS VIRECHAN, LEKHAN BASTI AND EKAKALA BHOJAN ON ASSOCIATED SYMPTOMS THAT IS SANDHISHOOL, SANDHIGRAHA AND ANGAGAURAV
*Vd. Minakshi C. Kale and Vd. V. E. Gogate
This is an era of modernization and fast moving life. The dramatic changes have taken place in dietary habits, mode of life style and various regimen of life. This result into various metabolic disease and these are popularly called as lifestyle disorders. Obesity is one among them and it has been described as sthoulya or medoroga in ayurvedic texts. A 43year old female patient reported to the hospital with pain and stiffness of knee joint, low back pain, heaviness in body since last 2 years. Diagnosis of shtoulya was made based on history taking, hetu, samprapti along with clinical symptoms. Ayurvedic treatment protocol was advised with sequential administration of virechana, ekakal bhojana along with lekhana basti. The assessment done subjectively based on clinical symptoms. There was substantially significant improvement in symptoms of patients after the treatment.
Keywords: Sthoulya, Virechan, Lekhana basti, Ekakala bhojana.
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