Role of Smritisagara Rasa, Brahmighrita Nasya and Rasyana Compounds in the Management of Epilepsy (Apasmara)

  • Sutaria Bharati Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, BM Road, Thanniruhalla, Hassan-573201, Karnataka
  • Gurdip Singh Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Ayurveda Physicians & Surgeons (JAPS). Published by International-Academy of Ayurveda-Physicians (IAAP), 7HB, Gandhinagar, Jamangar-361 002, Gujarat, India
  • Bheem Sen Bahera Senior Scientific Officer CSTT, Ministry of HRD, New Delhi

Abstract

Abstract:

A group of 12 patients of epilepsy (Apasmara) were treated with Smriti-Sagara Rasa along with multiple Rasayana drugs. The therapy provided significant relief in the cardinal symptoms ranging from 65% to 100% in unconsciousness, falling down, convulsions, eye distortion, foaming from mouth and teeth locking as well as in the general symptoms, post ictal symptoms.   The therapy reduced the duration of the fit by 86.4% and frequency of the epileptic attacks by 66.1%. It also significantly increased the immediate memory span and reduced the mental fatigue. The therapy significantly reduced the severity of the disease by 58.5 %, In this group 41.7% patients each showed complete remission and marked improvement and remaining 16.7% patients showed mild improvement.

Keywords: Epilepsy, Apasmara, Smrititsagara Rasa, Vachadi Churna, Brahmi-Ghrita Nasya

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Published
2018-02-28