A CLINICAL STUDY TO EVALUVATE THE EFFECT OF MUSTADI KWATH IN STHOULYA (OBESITY)
Dr. Kirti*, Dr. O. P. Singh, Dr. Sanjay Kr. Tripathi and Dr. Shweta G. Shukla
In the present century due to the busy and sedentary life people open the gate to welcome numerous diseases. Sthoulya is one among the major diseases that falls under the category of Santarpanottha vyadhi. The term overweight and obesity refers to body weight that is greater than what is considered healthy for a certain height. Sthoulya is mainly caused by Kapha, Vata Doshas and Meda Dhatu. Mustadi Kwath has better results in the management of Sthoulya, as it does Kapha-Vatahara, Medohara. So, the present study has been conducted to evaluate the effect of Mustadi Kwath in Sthoulya. The study has been conducted in 50 patients. One with which is Kapha-Medahara & Tridoshahara respectively because of Laghu, Ruksha & Ushna properties. The present study concludes saying Mustadi Kwath showed better results.
Keywords: Sthoulya, Santarpanottha Vyadhi, Obesity, Vata, Kapha, Meda.
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