A Clinical Study of Khadiradi kashaya in Purishaj krimi with special reference to Worm Infestation


  • Danga S K BM Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur
  • Bombrade D T
  • Pinge C D
  • Gulhane C M
  • Petkar Shubhangi


Purishaj krimi, Khadiradi Kashay, Gomutra, Nidan – parivarjan, pathya- apathya


In Ayurveda, the diagnosis & treatment of Krimiroga described in details in all Samhita. In human body there are two types of Krimi – Sahaj & Vaikarik Krimi. Among them, Vaikarik Krimi is harmful to human being. It is said that Krimi may be one cause for Kushtha, Pandu, Grahani, and Karshyata. Aims & Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of Khadiradi kashaya in Purishaj krimi & its co-relation with worm infestation through Ayurvedic & modern texts. Material & Methods: The clinical study of this work was carried out in the Department of Kayachikitsa. Patients were selected as per selection criteria from OPD & IPD of the Kayachikitsa department of the hospital. Discussion: It is observed during study that many patients are coming with complaints of recurrent cough and cold, headache, urticaria, abdominal pain and diarrhoea which are relating to worm infestation also. Modern medicine is mainly focused on bacteria, virus, parasites in comparison with krimi however it is a quite neglected in Ayurveda as it mainly focus on balance of doshas & agni not krimi. Conclusion: Khadiradi kashaya used in this study proves very good utility in the management of Purishaj krimi; it has very appreciable result in 7 main symptoms of Purishaj krimi.

Author Biographies

Danga S K, BM Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur

Govt. Ayurved College & Hospital, Nagpur

Bombrade D T

Professor, Dept of Panchkarma Govt. Ayurved College & Hospital, Nagpur

Pinge C D

MD (sch) S.V.N.H.T’s Ayurved Mahavidyalaya Rahuri Factory, Ahmednagar

Gulhane C M

MD (Panch.)Institute for Post Graduate Teaching & Research in Ayurveda, Gujrat

Petkar Shubhangi

BAMS (sch) Vimladevi Ayurved College & Hospital, Chandrapur




How to Cite

K, D. S., T, B. D., D, P. C., M, G. C., & Shubhangi, P. (2014). A Clinical Study of Khadiradi kashaya in Purishaj krimi with special reference to Worm Infestation. International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine, 5(4). Retrieved from https://www.ijam.co.in/index.php/ijam/article/view/05442014



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