Efficacy of Aparajit avaleha in Vataja Kasa in children


  • Anshul Baloda
  • Aboli Baliram Patil
  • Swapnil Raskar
  • Jibi Varghese




Aparajit Avaleha, Dry cough, Ayurved, Vataja Kasa


Background: In Ayurved classics Kasa is describes as a disease entity rather than a symptom. Many Respiratory Tract disorders can be incorporated under the broad umbrella of Kasa. Vataja Kasa which is characterized by  Shuska mukha and gala, Shuska Kasa with Shuska alpa kapha, Swarbheda, Parshva Shool, Shira shool, Urashool, Daurbalya. It can be correlated symptomatically with  Dry cough having sign and symptoms as Dry Cough, Coughing with small quantity of expectorant, Shortness of breath, Weakness, Soreness and dryness of throat, Heartburn, Pain in flank region, Dryness of mouth, Hoarseness of voice. Though it is not life threatening it impacts daily routine, work capacity as well as growth and development of a child. Aim and Objectives: To assess the efficacy of Aparajit Avaleha in the management of Vataja Kasa  in Children and to study the probable mode of action of Aparajit Avaleha in management of Vataja Kasa. Materials and Methodology: In this study, total 30 patients of Vataja Kasa were included between 6 years to 12 years. The included patients were treated with Aparajit Avaleha described in Chakradutta thrice a day for 14 days with lukewarm water. The assessment was done on the basis of subjective as well as objective parameters. Results: Aparajit Avaleha showed statistically significant improvement in the subjective parameters as well as on objective parameters as most of the drugs possess pharmacological activities as Anti-inflammatory, Anti- asthmatic, Antibacterial, Antispasmodic, Immuno-stimulator, Anti-allergic, Anti- histaminic and Anti-pyretic. Conclusion: Aparajit Avaleha is effective in the management of Vataja Kasa in children. 

Author Biographies

Anshul Baloda

Ayurved Practitioner, Bhiwani, Haryana. India. 

Aboli Baliram Patil

Associate Professor, Department of Kaumarbhritya, Dr.D.Y.Patil College of Ayurved & Research Centre, Dr.D.Y.Patil Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra. India. 411018.

Swapnil Raskar

Associate Professor, Department of Kaumarbhritya, Parul Institute of Ayurved, Parul University, Vadodara, Gujarat. India.

Jibi Varghese

Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, Dr.D.Y.Patil College of Ayurved & Research Centre, Dr.D.Y.Patil Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra. India.




How to Cite

Baloda, A., Patil, A. B., Raskar, S., & Varghese, J. (2024). Efficacy of Aparajit avaleha in Vataja Kasa in children. International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine, 15(2), 498–504. https://doi.org/10.47552/ijam.v15i2.4495



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