Role of Bhallatak Guggulu in the Management of Amavata (Rheumatoid Arthritis)

  • Shiv Shankar Shukla Govt.Ayurvedic College,Burhanpur,MP.
  • Astha Sharma National Institute of Ayurveda,Jaipur
Keywords: Ama, Amavata, Ayurveda, Bhallatakadi Churna, Bhallatak guggulu, Guda, Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Abstract

Background and objectives: - Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) is a most remarkable problem in the society in modern era. In Ayurveda, many approaches are in practice to treat Amavata but still it remains a challenging problem. Ayurveda considers ama as the root cause of disease amavata. Design: Double blind randomized interventional trial. Participants: age group of 20-60 yrs. Method: 60 patients were selected from OPD and IPD of A & U Tibbia college and hospital, Delhi. They were randomly divided in two groups. Bhallatakadi Churna with guda in Group A and Bhallatak guggulu in Group B administered for three months of duration with follow up at every fifteen days. Outcome measures:- The assessment of efficacy of drug was made through scoring of clinical features and Laboratory parameters i. e. RA factor, ASO titre. Results: Present study reflects that both regimes- Bhallatak churna with guda and Bhallatak guggulu, have given very good relief in sign and symptoms of Amavat, but in group B who received Bhallatak Guggul showed faster and better improvement. Conclusion:- Bhallatak Guggulu is safe, beneficial and very effective in management of Amavata and also in Rheumatoid arthritis.

Author Biographies

Shiv Shankar Shukla, Govt.Ayurvedic College,Burhanpur,MP.
Assistnt Professor,Dept.of Sharir Kriya
Astha Sharma, National Institute of Ayurveda,Jaipur
PG Scholar, dept of Swasthavritta
Published
2017-10-01
Section
Research Articles