Management of Katishool by Shaman aushadhi along with Panchkarma therapy A case study

  • Chudasma Hardik Y
  • Yadav C R
  • Pareek Pooja
Keywords: Lumbar spondylosis, Katishool, Shaman Aushadhis, Shansodhana Aushadhis


Spondylosis refers to degenerative changes in the spine such as bone spurs and degenerative changes in intervertebral disc. Lumber spondylosis mainly affects on lower spine. In this condition spine is compromised by a narrowing of the space between the vertebrae. In a classic case of lumber spondylosis, the space between discs in the lumbar spine becomes narrowed. Because of this the patient develops numbness, tingling and pain which seem to radiate out from the area. These symptoms are the results of pressure on the nerves as they exit the spinal cord. It has been estimated that about 80% of world population develop lumber spondylosis after the age of 40 years. In Ayurveda, It can compare with a disease Katishool, characterized by Kati pradeshevedana, Kati shunyata, kriya hani, Hasta-pada this article we are focusing in the management of Lumber spondolosis (Katishool) through Ayurveda. A 46 year old male patient reported to the outdoor department of Sharir Kriya NIA, Jaipur, with the complains of Kati pradeshevedana (Pain in Lumber region), Kati shunyata (Numbness), Dourbalyata (Weakness), Shramahani (Lethargy) for last 6 month and other associate complaints were Hypertension, debility, lethargy, excessive sleep, burning micturation for four month. The patient was diagnosed as Lumber spondylosis. A combination of Yogaraj Guggulu (2 Tab), Punarnavadi Guggulu (2 Tab) twice a day, along with Dashmoolkwath (40 ml), Capsule Sandhika (1 tab), Grokart Ds (2 Tab), Chropexae (1 Tab) twice a day with water after meal for one months. Patient is treated with some panchkarma procedure like katibasti and karma basti.  After one month of treatment a significant response was found.


Author Biographies

Chudasma Hardik Y

PG Scholar, PG Department of Sharir Kriya, NIA, Jaipur.

Yadav C R

Associate Professor, PG Department of Sharir Kriya, NIA, Jaipur

Pareek Pooja

PG Scholar, PG Department of Sharir Kriya, NIA, Jaipur