Geriatric is the branch of medicine concern with the old age care and treatment. This age group where catabolic, degenerative phenomenons get accelerted due to dominate of vat dosha.The asthikshaya occurs due to vataprakop. Because Vatadosh and Asthi dhatu are related to each other. Therefore in Asthi dhatu, there is formation of Aakashyitva (Space) and soushirya (porocity). It results into osteoporosis.
In Modern science, Osteoporosis is most common bone disease in Geriatric population. It is characterised by reduced bone mineral density (BMD), micro-architectural deterioration of bone tissue, calcium and phosphorus and increased risk of facture. The prevalence of Osteoporosis and Osteoporosis related facture increases markedly with age, reflecting in the related decline in the bone mass and increased risk of Osteoporosis in the Geriatric population.
Madhuli (Eleusine coracona) contain more amount of calcium and phosphorus. So this dravy is usefull in Osteoporosis. So Madhuli modaka showed symptomatically good result in Osteoporosis.