PA01.06. Clinico comparative study of shodhan purvak shaman & shaman chikitsa in management of aamvata
Govt. Akhandanand Ayurvedic College, Ahmedabad, India
Swati Nagpal Govt. Akhandanand Ayurvedic College, Ahmedabad India
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
Purpose: To compare the effect of shodhan purvak shaman & shaman chikitsa in management of aamvata.
Method: Above study was planned in two parts conceptual & clinical For clinical part 40 patients having disease aamvata were randomly selected from opd & ipd & were divided in two groups. In shodhan purvak shaman group shodhan basti & shaman vati were given. Which was selected from classic text of ayurveda. In Shaman group only shaman yog vati was administered to the patients. Total duration of treatment in both groups was of 8 weeks.
Result: Shodhan purvak shaman therapy has given complete remission in 6 patients, major improvement was found in 9 patients, 4 patients in minor improvement category and one in un improved category. In shaman therapy complete relief was found in 3 patients, major improvement in 12 patients, in minor improved category there were 5 patients no patient was found in unimproved category.
Conclusion: The results thus obtained were subjected to analytical statistical techniques to compare both modes of treatments. Critical assessment of total effect of therapies on individual patient reflects that shodhan therapy along with shaman vati was more effective in pacifying the symptoms of disease aamvata & bringing down the level of disease activity also as compared to shaman therapy alone. Mode of action of drug is discussed. No side effects were seen.