Role of Bhallatak Guggulu in the Management of Amavata (Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Keywords:Ama, Amavata, Ayurveda, Bhallatakadi Churna, Bhallatak guggulu, Guda, 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.
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