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Ayurvedic Management of Vataja Pratishyaya w.s.r to Allergic Rhinitis (AR)- A Single Case Study

Author(s) Diptidipanita Sahoo, Deepak K. Pawar, Dr. D.B. Vaghela
Country India
Abstract Introduction- In Ayurveda it is said that Nasa is the gate way of Shirah. There are 31 and 18 Nasa roga described by Acharya Sushruta and Acharya Vagbhatta respectively. There are 5 types of Pratishyaya described by Acharya Sushruta and Acharya Vagbhatta i.e Vataja, Pittaja, Kaphaja, Raktaja and Sannipataja. The Vataja Pratishyaya can be correlated with Allergic Rhinitis (AR). The management of Vataja Pratishyaya can be done by various treatment methods like Gritapana, Nasya, Dhumapana, Swedana, Internal medication. Aim-To evaluate the effect of Vaspa Swedana(Steam inhalation), Anutaila Marsha Nasya (Nasal instillation) , Chitraka Haritaki Avaleha (Orally) in the management of Vataja Pratishyaya (Allergic Rhinitis). Materials and Methods: The subject approached to Shalakya Tantra ENT OPD of Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda (I.T.R.A), Jamnagar, with the symptoms of Running nose, Excessive Sneezing, Nasal obstruction, Itching of the nasal cavity since 15 days was systemically reviewed and Vaspa Swedana (Steam Inhaltion), Anutaila Marsha Nasya (Nasal Instillation), Chitraka Haritaki Avaleha (Orally) were prescribed. Results: The adopted Ayurvedic treatment showed complete remission in the disease Vataja Pratishyaya (Allergic Rhinitis) within 28 days. Discussion: Allergic Rhinitis is an allergic inflammation of the nasal membrane. It occurs when an allergen like pollen, dust or animal dander is inhaled by a private with a sensitized system. The symptoms of Vata- Kaphaj Pratishaya resembles most of Rhinitis. In Ayurveda the concept of allergy is widely elaborated under the concept of Ama, concept of Asatmya & concept of Viruddha Aahara.Conclusion:.Here the treatment methods which are opted has Vata -Kapha Samana properties and has given a satisfactory result within 28 days.
Keywords Anutaila, Chitraka Haritaki Avaleha , Vaspa Swedana , Vataja Pratishyaya
Field Medical / Pharmacy
Published In Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024
Published On 2024-01-18
Cite This Ayurvedic Management of Vataja Pratishyaya w.s.r to Allergic Rhinitis (AR)- A Single Case Study - Diptidipanita Sahoo, Deepak K. Pawar, Dr. D.B. Vaghela - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i01.12031
DOI https://doi.org/10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i01.12031
Short DOI https://doi.org/gtfms7

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