LITERARY REVIEW ON AMRUTA GHRITA AGADA (VISHA HARA) PROBABLE ACTION AS ADJUVANT THERAPY DURING CHEMOTHERAPY AND RADIOTHERAPY.
Dr. Ravi Dhaliya, Dr. Harish Babu H. and *Dr. Swathi Sharma
Cancer is the most alarming disease affecting manhood. It has been reported as the second-largest non-communicable disease after ischemic heart disease. Wide research has produced many new healing methods and hundreds of medications for the management of cancer. The clinically useful anti-neoplastic agents are more toxic to the sensitive malignant cells than to the normal cells of the tumor-bearing host. But both treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy have cytotoxic effects and are hazardous to the normal cells of the patient, causing many unnecessary effects. This further leads to complications of the therapy, impaired health, and deterioration of quality of life, resulting in mandatory stoppage of the treatment. The goal of this review is to understand the possible benefits of amruta ghrita in cancer care. A review of the ingredients of the formulation might help us understand the scope of the same as an adjuvant.
Keywords: Agada Tantra, Amruta Ghrita, Chemotherapy, Gara visha, Visha Hara.
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