Management of Urdhvaga Amlapitta with Vamana: A Case Study

Rajkor Thakur, Vishakha Wetal

Abstract


Amlapitta is a disease of Annahava Srotas and is more common in the present scenario of unhealthy diets and regimens. The case of Amlapitta, was managed with Vamana, one of the Panchakarma therapy, as indicated in ‘Kashyap Samhita.’ Case: A 29 year old male patient presented with complaints of pitta udiran, sour belching (amlodgara), burning sensation in throat and chest (hritkanthadaha), indigestion (avipaka) and ajeerna since 2 years. Management: Pachan was done with Hingvashtak churna. Internal oleation with Kantakari ghrita in increasing dose. External oleation and sudation was done with Sesame oil. For Vamana Akantha pan godugdha was used. Vamana dravya was madanphala churna (2gm), yashtimadhu churna (2gm), vacha churna (1gm), saindhav (2gm) (chatan with madh). Yashtimadhu kwath was used as Vamanaopag dravya. Result and conclusion: The patient was asked for follow-up after 7 days. Then the patient was asked to come for follow-up after every six months. It was seen that patient got complete relief from pitta udiran, sour belching (amlodgara), burning sensation in throat and chest (hritkanthadaha), indigestion (avipaka) and indigestion (ajeerna) on day 7. And it also seen that there was no recurrence of Amlapitta even after one and half year. Thus Vamana therapy in patient of Amlapitta is effective and shows long term relief from the symptoms.


Keywords


Vamana, Urdhvaga Amlapitta

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