Management of Chronic sinusitis through Siddha Treatment - A Case Report
Keywords:Case report, Siddha, Peenisam, Chronic Sinusitis, Thalisathi chooranam, Chukku thailam
Inflammation of one or more of the paranasal sinuses is called sinusitis. Sinusitis is classified 4 types based on symptoms persist. Bacterial or fungal infections are common causes for Chronic sinusitis One of the eight Indian peoples are affected by chronic sinusitis. According to siddha literature sinusitis is correlated with the symptoms of Peenisam, which is also called mukkataippu. 08/03/2022 a 27- year male patient attend our Muthu Siddha Hospital Seranmahadevi with the complaints of cold, rhinitis, nasal congestion, sneezing at every morning, itching present in both nasal cavity, pain present in nearby both maxillary region since last one month. A patient had a previous history of Chronic sinusitis. Symptoms are significantly reduced were observed under the siddha medicines such as a combination of siddha Sastric chooranam (Thalisathi chooranam, Palagarai parpam, Pavala parpam, Muthucippi parpam), Vasanthakusamakaram tablet for internal and Chukku Thailam is used for external use in oil bath. No recurrence of any chronic sinusitis clinical features like sneezing, nasal congestion and pain was observed during the five months of follow-up of siddha intervention done. To conclude this case report showed siddha medicines are very effective in the treatment of chronic sinusitis.
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