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07 / 06 / 2024

 


Evaluating the Efficacy of Ashwagandha Thailam for Alleviating Burning Feet

Raja Amarnath, Aiswarya Ravichandran, Waheb Sheik Fazil, Poorni Chinnadurai, Asuwathy Sivasubramaniam, Manish Manchireddy.


Abstract
Background: Burning feet, described by sensations of heat, pain, or discomfort in the soles, is a
prevalent condition with various causative factors including peripheral neuropathy, diabetes mellitus,
vitamin deficiencies, alcohol abuse, and nerve entrapment syndromes. India's Ancient practice gives
remedy through herbal like Ashwagandha. Ashwagandha Thailam, formulated with potent herbs like
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Karaveera (Sweet scented olerdner), Dathura (Datura), Adhamtha
(Sarasaparilla), Bringaraj(Trilling eclipta) etc. Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the impact of
Ashwagandha Thailam on reducing burning sensations in the feet among participants. Materials &
Methods: A prospective observational study was conducted involving 175 participants aged 18 and
above. Over a 30-day duration, participants used Ashwagandha Thailam, and data collected before
and after usage were analysed using SPSS software, with a paired t-test. Results: Results revealed a
significant reduction in burning feet sensations post - Ashwagandha Thailam administration (p < 0.05).
Symptoms like numbness, prickling, and tingling in the feet and hands exhibited improvement,
alongside decreased sharp, jabbing, throbbing, or burning pain. Moreover, participants
demonstrated increased tolerance to touch. Conclusion: These findings suggest that Ashwagandha
Thailam holds potential in alleviating burning feet sensations, particularly among individuals.

Key words: Ashwagandha Thailam, Burning feet, Neuropathy, Ayurveda


 
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RA, Ravichandran A, Fazil WS, Chinnadurai P, Sivasubramaniam A, Manchireddy M. Evaluating the Efficacy of Ashwagandha Thailam for Alleviating Burning Feet. J. res. tradit. med. 2024; 10(1): 11-17. doi:10.5455/jrtm.2024-192621


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RA, Ravichandran A, Fazil WS, Chinnadurai P, Sivasubramaniam A, Manchireddy M. Evaluating the Efficacy of Ashwagandha Thailam for Alleviating Burning Feet. https://www.tmjournal.org/?mno=192621 [Access: July 10, 2024]. doi:10.5455/jrtm.2024-192621


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RA, Ravichandran A, Fazil WS, Chinnadurai P, Sivasubramaniam A, Manchireddy M. Evaluating the Efficacy of Ashwagandha Thailam for Alleviating Burning Feet. J. res. tradit. med. 2024; 10(1): 11-17. doi:10.5455/jrtm.2024-192621



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RA, Ravichandran A, Fazil WS, Chinnadurai P, Sivasubramaniam A, Manchireddy M. Evaluating the Efficacy of Ashwagandha Thailam for Alleviating Burning Feet. J. res. tradit. med. (2024), [cited July 10, 2024]; 10(1): 11-17. doi:10.5455/jrtm.2024-192621



Harvard Style

, R. A., Ravichandran, . A., Fazil, . W. S., Chinnadurai, . P., Sivasubramaniam, . A. & Manchireddy, . M. (2024) Evaluating the Efficacy of Ashwagandha Thailam for Alleviating Burning Feet. J. res. tradit. med, 10 (1), 11-17. doi:10.5455/jrtm.2024-192621



Turabian Style

, Raja Amarnath, Aiswarya Ravichandran, Waheb Sheik Fazil, Poorni Chinnadurai, Asuwathy Sivasubramaniam, and Manish Manchireddy. 2024. Evaluating the Efficacy of Ashwagandha Thailam for Alleviating Burning Feet. JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, 10 (1), 11-17. doi:10.5455/jrtm.2024-192621



Chicago Style

, Raja Amarnath, Aiswarya Ravichandran, Waheb Sheik Fazil, Poorni Chinnadurai, Asuwathy Sivasubramaniam, and Manish Manchireddy. "Evaluating the Efficacy of Ashwagandha Thailam for Alleviating Burning Feet." JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE 10 (2024), 11-17. doi:10.5455/jrtm.2024-192621



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

, Raja Amarnath, Aiswarya Ravichandran, Waheb Sheik Fazil, Poorni Chinnadurai, Asuwathy Sivasubramaniam, and Manish Manchireddy. "Evaluating the Efficacy of Ashwagandha Thailam for Alleviating Burning Feet." JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE 10.1 (2024), 11-17. Print. doi:10.5455/jrtm.2024-192621



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

, R. A., Ravichandran, . A., Fazil, . W. S., Chinnadurai, . P., Sivasubramaniam, . A. & Manchireddy, . M. (2024) Evaluating the Efficacy of Ashwagandha Thailam for Alleviating Burning Feet. JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, 10 (1), 11-17. doi:10.5455/jrtm.2024-192621