A CLINICAL COMPARATIVE STUDY OF BHUMYAMALAKI CHURNA WITH TRANEXEMIC ACID IN ASRUGDARA WITH SPECIAL REFERANCE TO MENORRHAGIA
Suvarna R. Borste*, Bhushan B. Mogal and Rachana V. Phartale
Menstruation, conception and motherhood are the creative aspects of Procreation. Menstruation is visible manifestation of cyclic, physiologic uterine bleeding due shedding of endometrium. Asrugdara or Raktapradara in Ayurveda is characterized by excessive or prolonged menstruation with or without intermenstrual bleeding. The symptoms of Asrugdara which are elaborated in Ayurveda possess a close resemblance to menorrhagia. Menorrhagia is heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding. It can be related to a number of condition including problem with uterus, hormonal problem or other conditions. In modern medicine haemostatic, analgesic and hormonal therapies are advised for menorrhagia, which has limitations hence it is need of time to have an integrated and comprehensive therapeutic intervention in Ayurveda to prevent recurreance. Shodhana and Shamana therapies are advised but if rugnabala is diminished then only Shamana is advisable. Many herbal and herbomineral preparations are mentioned in Ayurveda to cure Asrugdara. Bhumyamalaki (phyllanthus niruri) has an astringent, haemostatic and refrigerant properties therefore, comparative experimental study the effect of a Bhumyamalaki in the comparison with modern medicine Tranexemic Acid for the treatment of Asrugdara. Bhumyamalaki churna along with Tandulodaka is useful in Raktapitta, Bleeding disorders like nasal bleeding and heavy bleeding, chronic dysentery, increasing the heamoglobin count without producing any adverse effect and is as effective as Tranexemic acid.
Keywords: Bhumyamalaki, Tandulodaka, Asrugdara, Tranexemic Acid.
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