A comparative clinical study on the effect of Takra Basti and Erandamooladi Niruha Basti in the management of Grahani (IBS)
Keywords:Grahani, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Takra Basti, Erandamooladi NiruhaBasti
Background-Grahani roga described in classical text books of Ayurveda represents a group of disorders of digestive system caused by impairment of Agni. Grahani is such a disorder, where in its significance is emphasized by its inclusion among Ashta maha gadas. Aim & Objective- To evaluate the efficacy of Takra Basti and Erandamooladi Niruha Basti individually in each group in the management of Grahani. To compare the efficacy of Takra Basti and Erandamooladi Niruha Basti in the management of Grahani. Methodology- Patients were selected from college attached Hospital of NKJ AMC Bidar. Sample size -A total of 30 patients were selected GROUP A: 15 patients were treated with Takra Basti and Changeryadighrita Anuvasana Basti. GROUP B: 15 patients were treated with Erandamooladi Niruha Basti and Changeryadighrita Anuvasana Basti, Discussion &Conclusion-Among the types of Grahani, clinical features of vataja Grahani have at most similarities with the clinical features of irritable bowel syndrome. Diagnostic criteria of IBS i.e. Rome III criteria is same as the Pratyatmaka lakshanas of Grahani. Takra Basti is having more pratyagamana kala than Eradamooladi Niruha Basti. Both Takra Basti and Eradamooladi Niruha Basti Showed significant results in all the parameters. The efficacy of the treatment group A results was statistically significant of all parameters statistically even after follow up period compared to group B. Hence it can be concluded that IBS can be treated in Ayurveda under the treatment principles of Vataja Grahani.
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