Ayurvedic Management of Shakhashrita Kamala w.s.r. to Hepatocellular Jaundice: A Case Study

National Journal Of Research in Ayurved Science

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Anorexia, Bahupitta kamala, Dyspnea, Liver, yellowish Discoloration

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Wagh, A. (2019). Ayurvedic Management of Shakhashrita Kamala w.s.r. to Hepatocellular Jaundice: A Case Study. National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 7(02). Retrieved from http://ayurlog.com/index.php/ayurlog/article/view/328

Abstract

   The Liver is a vital organ involved in the maintenance of metabolic functions and detoxification of the exogenous and endogenous challenges like drugs, viral infections and chronic alcoholism1. Liver diseases occur throughout the world irrespective of Age, sex, religion and race. According to WHO 46% of global diseases and 59% of the mortality is because of chronic liver diseases and almost 35 million people in world die because of chronic liver diseases2. In Ayurveda, liver disorders and there treatment modalities are very well described under the heading of “Kamala Vyadhi”.

        In this study, a case report of 70 yr old male having yellowish discoloration of skin, sclera, and urine. Anorexia (Aruchi), Nausea (hrullas), generalized debility (daurbalya), Dyspnea (Shwas kashtata) since 10-15 days. He was diagnosed as Shakhashrita Kamala and treated with classical Herbal and some Herbomineral preparations as described in Samhita. Significant result was found in the above mentioned symptoms.

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