Medicine, Health & Food
Received: 17 Dec 2019 , Published: 04 January 2020
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|1||Dr Anjali S|
|2||Dr A. Abdul Salam|
EFFECT OF GANDOOSHA IN COMPARISON WITH KABALA IN KAPHAJA SIRASOOLA
Anjali.S, A.Abdul Salam.
Department of Salakya tantra, Govt Ayurveda College, Thiruvananthapuram
Kaphaja sirasoola described in classics with symptoms like Mandaruk, Sirogurutwam, Soonanasa, and Karnakandu has clinical resemblance with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). The study design was pre-post interventional type conducted to evaluate the effect of gandoosha in comparison with kabala in kaphaja sirasoola using Sindhutrikatukadi yoga (Ardraka swarasa, Saindhava, Trikatu and Raji).
The study was conducted in outpatients registered in the Department of Salakyatantra, Govt. Ayurveda College, Thiruvananthapuram, aged 15- 45 of both gender, having kaphaja sirasoola for 12 weeks and not more than 6 months fulfilling the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Patients were divided into group A and group B alternatively with 15 patients in each group. Group A were given Sindhutrikatukadi yoga as gandoosha (mouthful quantity) and for group B as kabala (80% of oral capacity). These procedures were carried out in single sitting per day basis for a period of 14 days with each sitting comprising of 3 turns.The condition was assessed on 0th day, 15th day, 30th day, 45th day and symptoms were graded accordingly. Statistical analysis was done using Wilcoxon signed rank test for within group comparison and Mann Whitney U test for between group comparisons. The study showed gandoosha was more effective in reduction of head ache, heaviness of head, nasal congestion and fatigue compared with kabala.
Key words: Kaphaja sirasoola, Gandoosha, Kabala, Chronic rhinosinusitis
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