Role of Bhallatak Guggulu in the Management of Amavata (Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Background and objectives: - Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) is a most remarkable problem in the society in modern era. In Ayurveda, many approaches are in practice to treat Amavata but still it remains a challenging problem. Ayurveda considers ama as the root cause of disease amavata. Design: Double blind randomized interventional trial. Participants: age group of 20-60 yrs. Method: 60 patients were selected from OPD and IPD of A & U Tibbia college and hospital, Delhi. They were randomly divided in two groups. Bhallatakadi Churna with guda in Group A and Bhallatak guggulu in Group B administered for three months of duration with follow up at every fifteen days. Outcome measures:- The assessment of efficacy of drug was made through scoring of clinical features and Laboratory parameters i. e. RA factor, ASO titre. Results: Present study reflects that both regimes- Bhallatak churna with guda and Bhallatak guggulu, have given very good relief in sign and symptoms of Amavat, but in group B who received Bhallatak Guggul showed faster and better improvement. Conclusion:- Bhallatak Guggulu is safe, beneficial and very effective in management of Amavata and also in Rheumatoid arthritis.
The author hereby transfers, assigns, or conveys all copyright ownership to the International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine (IJAM). By this transfer, the article becomes the property of the IJAM and may not be published elsewhere without written permission from the IJAM.
This transfer of copyright also implies transfer of rights for printed, electronic, microfilm, and facsimile publication. No royalty or other monetary compensation will be received for transferring the copyright of the article to the IJAM.
The IJAM, in turn, grants each author the right to republish the article in any book for which he or she is the author or editor, without paying royalties to the IJAM, subject to the express conditions that (a) the author notify IJAM in advance in writing of this republication and (b) a credit line attributes the original publication to IJAM.