Management of Kamala (Jaundice) through Ayurved – A Case Report
Keywords:Kamala, Jaundice, Virechan, Shodhan
Jaundice is a yellow pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membrane over the sclera and other mucous membrane caused by hyperbilirubinemia (increase level of bilirubin in blood). Today’s lifestyle with unhygienic and poor dietary habit and alcoholic habits, etc. which are responsible factor to promote hepatic damage which clinically reflect as kamala In this case study 25 years male patient having kamala who was suffering from pain in abdomen, weakness, anorexia, burning maturation and fever on and off, the patient was treated with shodhan chikitsa (Virechan with panchatikta ghrita) followed by shaman chikitsa. Patient got significant result as per the values of bilirubin with symptomatic relief in complaints within 30 days, Kamala can be successfully managed by shodhan and shaman chikitsa , the effect of ayurvedic treatment was assessed in relation to improvement in overall clinical sign and symptoms and biochemical investigations. Further study will be needed as per different assessment criteria.
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