Study of Tulsi Kwath As A De-Sloughing Agent In Dushtavrana

  • Rutuja Ramdas Abhang BharatiVidyapeeth (Deemed To Be University), College of Ayurved and Hospital,Pune ,India Dhankawadi –Katraj,Pune -43
  • Bharat Rokade BharatiVidyapeeth (Deemed To Be University), College of Ayurved and Hospital,Pune ,India Dhankawadi –Katraj,Pune -43 Mob no.-8600526792
Keywords: TulsiKwathDhavan,Dushtvrana, VranaShodhan, Ayurveda, Dosha Prakopa,ShuddhaVrana, VranaRopan

Abstract

 The wound is referred as a Vrana inAyurveda,.TheAcharyas have described the every aspect of this disease in detail and their effort is exactly very similar to modern description available today in the modern medicine or surgical science. Acharya Sushruta mentioned two types of Vrana i.e. 1)Neeja  2)Agantuja. He also mentioned another two types are 1)ShuddhaVrana 2)Dushta Vrana. These are caused due to Vatadi Dosha prakopa ,Aghata ,Abhichara ,Abhishapa etc. Acharya Shushruta described the treatment for Dushtvrana,ShashtiUpakramas.VranaDhavan is one of them. As it is easy method of treatment and affordable to every patient ,the present study was planned to evaluate efficacy of TulsiKwathDhavan in comparison with proven drug i.e. EUSOL bath in Dushtvrana.

         60 patients were taken for the research work and were divided into 2 groups 1) Trial group and 2) control group. 30 patients were chosen for each group. In group A,TulsikwathDhavan was given and in group B,EUSOL bath was given as a treatment. Patients were observed for 14 days with alternate day follow up till Desloughing of wound.i.e.ShuddhaVranaAvastha.Significant reduction in all symptoms were found in Trial and Control group.. In the present study, total 60 patients were selected, which is a satisfactory size in a short term research work based on which we can draw following conclusion.

Tulsikwath has significant desloughing action on dushtvrana.As it is easily available to anywhere and affordable to everyone, it is cost effective.

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2019-05-27
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