Critical study of Haritakyadi Yoga in Mutrakricchra (Urinary Tract Infection) - A Review
Urinary tract infections (UTI), the second most common type of infection. It is one of the most serious health problem affecting millions of people each year. UTI have been considered a risk factor for the development of end stage renal diseases in children. It is of greatest concern as recurrent infection of UTI can threat to the normal course of growth and development of children. The term Mutrakricchra comes under the disorders of Mutravaha Strotas. ‘Dukhen mutra pravritti’ (Difficulty while micturition-disurea) is cardinal symptom of Mutrakricchra vyadhi. Due to nidana sevana, doshas gets vitiated by their own causes and they enters in basti (Urinary bladder) and produce srotorodha, sankocha and kshobha at mutra marga which further causes Basti pradesh shotha and produce pain and difficulty while passing urine. Ayurveda has significant remedy in the management of Mutrakricchra. Haritakyadi yoga is one of the Ayurvedic formulation used in treatment of Mutrakricchra by means of Shamana chikitsa. Conclusion: Effect of ‘Haritakyadi Yoga’ was seems to be significant in reducing symptoms of Mutrakricchra as well as decreases possibility of drug resistance and recurrence of UTI.
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