Comparative clinical study of Yashtimadhu ghrita tarpana and Sodium hyaluronate (0.1%) eye drop in the management of Shushkaakshipaka w.s.r to dry eyes
Keywords:Shushkakshipaka, Dry eye syndrome, Yashtimadhu ghrita tarpana, Sodium Hyaluronate (0.1%)
Shalakyatantra is one of the branch from the eight part which is concern with the management of disease affecting the regions of the body above the clavicles i.e. Ear, eyes the oral and the Nasal cavities etc. Shushkaakshipaka is vata pitta pradhan sarvagatavyadhi. It can be co-related with dry eye syndrome in modern aspect. Modern science has lacuna in complete curative management of disease. Ancient Ayurved texts e.g., Brihatrayees and Laghutrayees explained ample of therapies regarding management of Shushkaakshipaka. Dry eye syndrome is group of symptoms which includes ocular irritation, redness, tenderness, and dryness. yashtimadhu ghrita is vatapittaghna, chakshushya and having properties of snigdha guna so use of yashtimadhu ghrita tarpana will be beneficial in the management of shushkaakshipaak.
Aim: Comparative clinical study of Yashtimadhu Ghrita Tarpan and Sodium Hyaluronate (0.1%) Eye Drop in the management of Shushkakshipaka with special reference to Dry Eye Syndrome. Materials and Method: A total 70 patients of the age group 18-80 years presenting with signs and symptoms of Shushkaakshipaak w.s.r to Dry eye syndrome were selected randomly from OPD of the department of Shalakyatantra. The 35 patients of trial group were treated with Yashtimadhu Ghrita Tarpan and 35 patients of control group were subjected to Sodium Hyaluronate (0.1%) Eye Drop. Results: Yashtimadhu Ghrita Tarpan is more effective as compared to Sodium Hyaluronate (0.1%) Eye Drop. Trial drug provided more relief in most of the symptoms of shushkakshipaka. Conclusion: Yashtimadhu Ghrita Tarpan is an effective, safe and potent treatment of shushkakshipaka w.s.r. to Dry Eye Syndrome.
Keywords: Shushkakshipaka, Dry eye syndrome, Yashtimadhu ghrita tarpana, Sodium Hyaluronate (0.1%).
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