CLINICAL EVALUATION OF SHUNTHI SIDDHA JAL IN KAPH PRAKOP JANYA AGNIMANDYA OF VASANT RUTU – A CASE SERIES
Vd. Suhas Uttamrao Sakhare*, Vd. Sneha Arun Pawar (MD), Dr. Yeshwant R. Patil
Vasant rutu is one of the six rutu (season). According to ayurveda this is the period of kaph prakop (vitiated kapha) dosh. In Hemant and Sishir rutu there is naturaly chaya of kapha dosha which in nature similar to this rutu. In vasant rutu there is increased heat influences the dissolution of this kapha; which leads to agnimandya. The properties of kapha is opposite to properties of agni which directly affect the agni(digestion). Shuthi is katu in taste, ushn in virya and madhur in vipak helps to decrease the vitilised kaph dosh. For this acharyas indicated the regimen of sunthi siddh jal for drinking in vasant rutu. This case series include the 20 patient of agnimandya in vasant rutu and treated with shunthi siddh jal for 15 days. This sunthi siddh jal is prepared according to Aushdhpaniya reference of bhaishajyakalpana. 10mg of shunthi is taken and in 64 times of water is added after decoction ¼ is remained.
Keywords: Vasant rutu, Shunthi, Kapha Dosha, Agnimandya.
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