To Study the effect of Swarna Prashan on Physical Growth Parameters of Weight and Height in Children

  • Ramteke R D Asst. Professor, Dept. of Balrog, Shri Ayurved College, Nagpur
  • Gawai V U Professor, Dept. of Balrog, Govt Ayurved College, Nanded
  • Sharma M V Asst. Professor, Dept. of Panchkarma, Shri Ayurved College, Nagpur
  • Tawalare K A Asst. Professor, Dept. of Kriya Sharir, Shri Ayurved College, Nagpur
  • Tawalare K K Asst. Professor, Dept. of Rachana Sharir, Shri Ayurved College, Nagpur
Keywords: Ayurveda, Height, Swarna Prashana, Weight

Abstract

In Ayurveda Swarna Prashan (SP) is quoted to be effective in increasing intelligence, strength and potency to longevity. This study aims to observe effect of SP on physical growth parameter weight and height. Total 120 children were selected randomly from outpatient department (OPD) with age group ranging from 0 to 12 years. SP as trial drug and madhu jala as placebo was administered in children of trial group and control group respectively, for 14 times in duration of 1 year. Growth parameter weight and height was assessed on every visit of children. It is found that SP has significant(p<0.05) result in weight gain of male and female children in relation with control group as well as standard group (book value) while SP has no significant(p>0.05) effect on height in male and female children in relation with standard group.

Author Biographies

Ramteke R D, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Balrog, Shri Ayurved College, Nagpur

Asst. Professor,
Dept. of Balrog,
Shri Ayurved College,
Nagpur

Gawai V U, Professor, Dept. of Balrog, Govt Ayurved College, Nanded
Professor, 
Dept. of Balrog, 
Govt Ayurved College, 
Nanded
Sharma M V, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Panchkarma, Shri Ayurved College, Nagpur

Asst. Professor,
Dept. of Panchkarma,
Shri Ayurved College,
Nagpur

Tawalare K A, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Kriya Sharir, Shri Ayurved College, Nagpur

Asst. Professor,
Dept. of Kriya Sharir,
Shri Ayurved College,
Nagpur

Tawalare K K, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Rachana Sharir, Shri Ayurved College, Nagpur

Asst. Professor,
Dept. of Rachana Sharir,
Shri Ayurved College,
Nagpur

Published
2014-09-29
Section
Research Articles