The Study of Efficacy of Karpasmula Churna Vati in Spasmodic Dysmenorrhoea

  • Payal Khodke P.G Scholar, P. G Department of Prasutitantra Striroga, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Ayurveda, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Keywords: Kashtartava, Primary Dysmenorrhea, Karpasmula.


Menstruation is a natural event as a part of the normal process of reproductive life in females. Due to today’s sedentary lifestyle and lack of exercise, dysmenorrhea is becoming today’s burning problem throughout the world which causes discomfort in women’s day to day activities and may result in missing work or school, inability to participate in sports etc.

Dysmenorrhoea is a symptom complex characterised by suprapubic cramps, Lumbosacral backache, Pain radiating down to anterior aspect of thigh. Spasmodic Dysmenorrhoea is one of the types of Primary Dysmenorrhoea. In spasmodic Dysmenorrhoea onset of symptoms occurs few hours before or just after the starting of menstruation and may last up to 48 -78 hours.In the treatment of dysmenorrhea, non-addictive, analgesic, antispasmodics are prescribed which are not good for health for longer use.There are certain medicines described in ayurved samhita having good effects on kashtartava. Karpasmula churna has garbhashay sankochak action. As dysmenorrhea is correlated with kashtartava. This Ayurvedic formulation Karpasmula Churna-vati is taken for study.

Methodology :This is clinical randomized study; sample size 30 cases of spasmodic Dysmenorrhea, from Bharati Ayurveda Hospital in according to model case paper.Consent for treatment will be taken from each patient.Complete general and systemic examination of patient will be done.Karpasamula churna-vati will be given to trial group.Observation, discussion and result.

Result :Study is ongoing in the bharati Ayurveda hospital. Final result will be disclosed after completion of study.There is reduction of abdominal pain and low backache observed, still final conclusion will be obtained after statistical analysis.


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