A PILOT STUDY ON CLINICAL EFFICACY OF GUDUCHYADITAILA MARSH-NASYA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ARDHAVABHEDAKA (MIGRAINE)
Dr. Gautam Dabhi*, Dr. Manjirikeskar and Dr. Abhishek Shukla
Introduction: Acharya Sushruta described Ardhavabhedakain Uttar-tantra under Shiroroga occurs due to Tridosha. The signs and symptoms of migraine can be correlated with Ardhavabhedaka, Ardhavabhedaka(migraine) is an episodic headache and disturb our routine life. Many medicine have been tried and a lot are still under contempory research, but these modern drugs are less acceptable due to their drawbacks and side effects. In contrast to that ayurveda has a verity of natural medication in the treatment of various types of Shiro Roga specially Nasya karma is considered as best treatment for shiroroga, Guduchyaditaila is mentioned by Acharya Bhavprakashvataraktaadhikar andin context of shiroroga chikitsa. So, an attempt has been made to assess the efficacy of Guduchyadi tailanasya in the management of Ardhavabhedaka in this pilot study. Aim and objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of Guduchyadi Taila Marshnasya in the management of Ardhavabhedaka (migraine). Materials and methods: Total 10 patients were selected from Shalakya Tantra OPD, Parul institute of Ayurvedafor Marshnasya with GuduchyadiTaila. Results: Guduchyadi tailanasya provided highly significant result in half headache, nausea, vomiting, vertigo and photophobia. No any complication of the procedure or adverse drug reaction was found during this trial. Conclusion: Guduchyadi Taila Nasya is effective on Ardhavabhedaka.
Keywords: GuduchyadiTaila,Ardhavabhedaka (Migraine), Marshnasya.
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