THERAPEUTIC ROLE OF ATRUSHKADI KASHAYA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF IDIOPATHIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA WITH REFERENCE TO TIRYAK RAKTAPITTA
Dr. Ashwini Patil, *Dr. Prerana Savale and Dr. Rahul Hoge
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is autoimmune disorder with decreased blood platelets. Major causes are autoimmunity, decreased bone production, increased splenic sequestration. Body produces antibody against its own platelets; result in internal bleeding, thrombocytopenic purpura and petechiae. In Ayurveda it can corelate with Tiryak Raktapitta. As there is no specific treatment in modern medicine for autoimmune disorders. Ayurvedic medicines may prove an important therapy in this disease. ldiopathic Thrombocytic Purpura can be controlled by using hepatoprotective drug, by decreasing capillary haemorrhage, enhancing immune system.
Keywords: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, petechiae, Raktapitta.
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