Efficacy and comparison of Shatapushpa Taila Matrabasti with Shatapushpa Churna in Kashtartava (Dysmenorrhoea)

  • Meena Shamrao Deogade
  • Prasad KSR
  • Tanuja Manoj Nesari
  • Deepak Bhati
Keywords: Kashtartava, Dysmenorrhoea, Shatapushpa taila, Matrabasti, Anethum sowa Kurz

Abstract

Kashtartava (dysmenorrhoea) affects women’s day to day activity and it is most common complaints amongst adolescents. 75%   of   adolescents   experience   pain   during menstruation. Dysmenorrhoea can also be associated with nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, fatigue, blotting abdomen etc. As per Ayurveda Apanavata is the governing force of menstruation; its vitiation gives rise to many gynaecological diseases ( yonivyapad). Kashyapa has mentioned Shatapushpa (Anethum sowa Kurz.) as drug of choice for Artava related problems. So that group A is treated with Shatapushpa churana and group B with Shatapushpa taila matra bastiShatapushpa Churna and Shatapushpa taila matrabasti showed extremely significant (P< 0.0001) relief in severity of pain however showed significant relief in duration of Pain, Nausea and Breast Tenderness.  Overall effect of treatment on Group A showed complete remission 27.27% whereas Group B showed 63.64%. Statistically both groups are expressed significant results, whereas on the basis of clinical symptoms and overall effect of treatment illustrated in the study the Shatapushpa taila matrabasti is more effective than Shatapushpa churna.

Author Biographies

Meena Shamrao Deogade

Associate Professor, Department of Dravyaguna, All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi.

Prasad KSR

Professor & Head Department of Panchakarma, LN Ayurved College and Hospital, Bhopal, (M.P). 

Tanuja Manoj Nesari

Professor, Head Department of Dravyaguna & Director, All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi. 

Deepak Bhati

Senior Medical officer, All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi. 

Published
2021-06-17
How to Cite
Deogade, M., KSR, P., Nesari, T., & Bhati, D. (2021). Efficacy and comparison of Shatapushpa Taila Matrabasti with Shatapushpa Churna in Kashtartava (Dysmenorrhoea). International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine, 12(2), 254-258. https://doi.org/10.47552/ijam.v12i3.1838
Section
Research Articles