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