Clinical evaluation of hareetakyadi gutika on kaphaja kasa
AbstractKasa is one of the most common ailments afflicting the Pranavaha Srotas. Kaphaja Kasa has been considered to be the cutting edge of the Doshic type of Kasa, which if neglected or mismanaged, may serve as the substratum for the emergence of a good number of disorders such as Kshataja Kasa, Kshayaja Kasa and Tamaka Swasa etc., which are very difficult to manage.
This clinical study was carried out to evaluate the efficacy of Hareetakyadi Gutika in patients suffering from Kaphaja Kasa by selecting 30 patients in SV Ayurvedic Medical College Hospital, Tirupati during the period 2011-2012. Patients were given Hareetakyadi Gutika in a dose of 12 gm per day in divided doses for 14 days and effect was evaluated on pre-test and post-test design. Statistically significant (p<0.01) results were seen in the subjective symptoms like Mandagni, Gourava, Nishteeva etc., and objective signs like ESR, Neutrophils and Eosinophils counts giving a conclusion that Hareetakyadi Gutika is an effective treatment for Kaphaja Kasa.
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