EFFICACY OF DASHAMULA TAILA AND SHULAHARA TAILA IN MANAGEMENT OF SANDHI-VATA

  • Pawankumar Godatwar Associate Professor and Head of Department, Roga & Vikriti Department, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur
  • Balkrishan Sevatkar Assistant Professor, Roga & Vikriti Department, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur
  • Surya Prakash Postgraduate Scholar, Roga & Vikriti Department, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur

Abstract

This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy Dashmoola taila and Shulahara taila in the management of Sandhigata vata (osteoarthritis)) which mainly occurs in middle to elder age persons and is one of the leading causes of joint pain and disability worldwide. For this purpose 60 patients of osteoarthritis were treated in two groups, each comprises of 30 patients. The patients of Group A were given Abhyanga with Dashmoola taila and Svedana on affected joint twice daily for 1 month. The group B patients were treated by Abhyanga with Shulahara taila and Svedana on affected joint twice daily for 1 month.

Therapies of both the groups provided significant relief in signs and symptoms such as Sandhishula (joint pain), Sandhi-Stambha (joint stiffness), Sandhishotha (joint edema), SprarshÄsahatva (tenderness) and Sandhisphuá¹­ana (crepitus) as well as improved the range of movements of the effected joint. The comparison showed that Shulahara taila group provided better relief in comparison to Dashmoola taila group in all variables.

Key words: Sandhigata vata, Sandhi-vata, Dashmoola taila, Shulahara taila, Osteoarthritis

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Published
2017-05-17