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Clinical Study to Evaluate Efficacy of Aardhamatrika Basti in the Management of Madhumeha Janya Nadipratan Shotha w.r.t Diabetes Neuropathy

  • Open or Close Ashish Mhatre* and Rambhavan Yadav*

    Department of Kayachikitsa, DY Patil School of Ayurveda, India

    *Corresponding author: Ashish Mhatre, Associate Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, DY Patil School of Ayurveda, Nerul, Navi-Mumbai, India

Submission: March 22, 2018;; Published: March 28, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/ACAM.2018.02.000527

ISSN: 2637-7802
Volume2 Issue1


Background: Diabetic neuropathy (DN) is a common disorder and is defined as signs and symptoms of peripheral nerve dysfunction in a patient with Diabetes Mellitus (DM) in whom other causes of peripheral nerve dysfunction have been excluded. It accounts for hospitalization more frequently than other complications of diabetes and also is the most frequent cause of non‐traumatic amputation.

Objectives: To evaluate Clinical efficacy of Aardhamatrika Basti in the management of Madhumeha Janya Nadipratan Shotha w.r.t Diabetes Neuropathy.

Methodology: Aardhamatrika Basti was planned in order to have an effective and safe result. It is an observational clinical study with pre, mid and post test design, where 40 patients of DPN were randomly selected and subjected to Aardhamatrika Basti procedure for 16 days. Aardhamtrika Basti Contains Dashamoola Kashaya, Shatapushpa Churna, Saindhav, Madhu, Ashwagandha Taila.

Result: Result obtained with respect to the parameter Daha (burning pain), Chim Chimayan (tingling sensation), Suptata (numbness), Dourbalya (weakness in extremities) had showed statistically highly significant.

Conclusion: Aardhamtrika Basti presents a window of opportunity in the clinical management of Diabetes Neuropathy. Ideally this technique should be practically taught to the physicians and should be evaluated scientifically using principles of biophysics and nerve conduction studies.

Keywords: Diabetes neuropathy; Aardhamatrika basti

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