Management of Mootraghata (Benign Prostatic Hyperplesia) with herbal remedies- A pilot study

  • Patel Joyal
  • Dudhamal T S
  • Gupta S K
  • Mahanta V D
Keywords: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Dhanyaka Gokshura Ghrita, Kanchanar Guggulu, Matra basti, Mootraghata


Mootraghata (Benign Prostatic Hyperplesia i.e. BPH) is a senile disorder affects above 40 years of age, having symptoms like retention, incomplete voiding, dribbling, hesitancy, incontinence of urine, etc. Conservative treatment and surgical interventions for BPH with modern medicines are not free from side effects. So in this age group, there is a need for safer alternative method of management. Total 10 patients having signs and symptoms of mootraghata / BPH were selected from OPD and IPD of Shalya Tantra. In this regard, herbal drug Kanchanar Guggulu (500 mg TID orally), and Dhanyaka Gokshura Ghrita matra basti (60 ml OD) tried in this study.  The treatment was given for 21 days and assessed as per gradation adopted. Finally study has concluded that Kanchanar Guggulu & Dhanyaka Gokshura Ghrita matra basti is effective in symptomatic relief in mootraghata
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