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11 / 09 / 2017

 


Efficacy of Erand Sneha (Castor Oil) in the management of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) with respect to its Sama Stage

Gauridutt Mishra*, Darshana H Pandya.


Abstract
BACKGROUND: Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) is a disease which is difficult to cure and one of the challenging disease for the clinicians due to its chronicity, incurability, complications and morbidity. Eranda Sneha (Castor oil) possess properties which causes increase in digestive fire, penetrate into micro-channel, remove obstruction from micro-channel, pacify Vata-Kapha Doshas and remove them via purgation. AIM: To assess the efficacy of Castor oil in the management of Sama condition (acute stage) of Amavata. MATERIALS & METHODS: In the present study 61 patients aged between 20 to 60 years, fulfilling the inclusion criteria and having symptoms of Sama stage were selected from the OPD and IPD of Roga- Nidana Evam Vikriti Vijnana, department, I.P.G.T. & R.A., Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar. Patients were treated in two different groups with administration of Eranda Sneha (Castor oil) alone and with combination of Shunti (Zingiber officinale) once in morning on empty stomach. RESULTS: After the course of therapy for 15 days, similar symptomatic improvement was observed both the groups. Overall effect of therapy suggests that only group A provided moderate improvement in maximum objective and subjective criteria.CONCLUSION: The study concludes that both Castor oil alone and with combination of Zingiber officinale is effective to remove Sama stage of Amavata and thereby provide symptomatic relief.

Key words: Amavata, Castor oil, Rheumatoid arthritis, Zingiber officinale


 
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Gauridutt Mishra , Darshana H Pandya. Efficacy of Erand Sneha (Castor Oil) in the management of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) with respect to its Sama Stage. J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(2): 28-35.


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Gauridutt Mishra , Darshana H Pandya. Efficacy of Erand Sneha (Castor Oil) in the management of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) with respect to its Sama Stage. https://www.tmjournal.org/?mno=277646 [Access: July 10, 2024].


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Gauridutt Mishra , Darshana H Pandya. Efficacy of Erand Sneha (Castor Oil) in the management of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) with respect to its Sama Stage. J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(2): 28-35.



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Gauridutt Mishra , Darshana H Pandya. Efficacy of Erand Sneha (Castor Oil) in the management of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) with respect to its Sama Stage. J. res. tradit. med. (2017), [cited July 10, 2024]; 3(2): 28-35.



Harvard Style

Gauridutt Mishra , Darshana H Pandya (2017) Efficacy of Erand Sneha (Castor Oil) in the management of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) with respect to its Sama Stage. J. res. tradit. med, 3 (2), 28-35.



Turabian Style

Gauridutt Mishra , Darshana H Pandya. 2017. Efficacy of Erand Sneha (Castor Oil) in the management of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) with respect to its Sama Stage. JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, 3 (2), 28-35.



Chicago Style

Gauridutt Mishra , Darshana H Pandya. "Efficacy of Erand Sneha (Castor Oil) in the management of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) with respect to its Sama Stage." JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE 3 (2017), 28-35.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Gauridutt Mishra , Darshana H Pandya. "Efficacy of Erand Sneha (Castor Oil) in the management of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) with respect to its Sama Stage." JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE 3.2 (2017), 28-35. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Gauridutt Mishra , Darshana H Pandya (2017) Efficacy of Erand Sneha (Castor Oil) in the management of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) with respect to its Sama Stage. JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, 3 (2), 28-35.