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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 44-49

Evaluation of effect of kalyanaka kshara in vibandha with special reference to constipation: An open clinical trial


1 Department of Shalya Tantra, Kaher's Shri B. M. Kankanawadi Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, KLE Ayurveda Hospital and MRC, Belgavi, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Agada Tantra, Kaher's Shri B. M. Kankanawadi Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, KLE Ayurveda Hospital and MRC, Belgavi, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shubham Brajesh Gupta
Department of Shalya Tantra, Kaher's Shri B. M. Kankanawadi Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, KLE Ayurveda Hospital and MRC, Shahpur, Belagavi, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/kleuhsj.kleuhsj_77_18

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INTRODUCTION: Constipation (vibandha) is a common clinical problem and symptoms of many diseases. It is not described as a separate disease in the classical text. Westerned life style, mental stress and diets are play major role in occurring in constipation (vibnadha). The diagnostic and evaluation of vibandha includes an proper history and investigation to exclude any other abnormalities and disease. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of kalyanaka kshara in vibandha. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A clinical trial was conducted on a group of 30 patients diagnosed with the help of rome III criteria and Bristol stool scale with constipation (vibandha). Patients were selected openly irrespective of their religion, race, occupation, sex etc. They were internal administered kalyanaka kshara, a herbal formulation, at a dose of 500 mg Bid a day for ten days for internal administration with ghee and monitored at 3rd, 5th, 7th, 10th and 15th days for any adverse effect and effect of drug. Symptoms of constipation like straining, lumpy and hard stool, stisfction after daefecation, nature of stool etc. were observed over the treatment. RESULTS: Analysis of result showed improvement in vibandha (constipation). CONCLUSION: Finally study concluded that kalyanaka kshara is effective in the treatment of vibandha.


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