A CLINICAL STUDY OF ADITYAPAKA GUGGULU, BALASHAIREEY TAILA AND SHATPUSHPAADI LEPA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF SANDHIGATAVATA/OSTEOARTHRITIES
*Dr. Rameshwari, Dr. Aruna Ojha, Dr. Jeevan Lal Sahu
Sandhigatavata is a type of vata vyadhi. It is the commonest form of articular disorder, which having similar symptoms as that of Osteoarthritis. In this disease patient´s routine work get limited. According to Ayurveda this disease mainly occurs in vriddhavastha due to Dhatukshaya and other vata prakopaka nidan. Main symptoms of this disease are shula, sotha, vata poornadriti sparsha and difficulty in flexion and extension of the sandhi. In this study total 60 patients having the complaints of Sandhigatavata were randomly divided into 2 groups. In Group A patients were treated with Adityapaka Guggulu along with Balashaireey Taila and Group B patients were treated with Adityapaka Guggulu along with Shatpushpaadi Lepa. The data shows that satisfactory results were obtained in both groups but the study showed Group A- Adityapaka Guggulu and Balashaireey Taila (for external application) treatment as highly effective in Sandhigatavata.
Keywords: Sandhigatavata, Adityapaka Guggulu, Balashaireey Taila, Shatpushpaadi Lepa.
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