CLINICAL TRIAL TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY OF KRIMI GHATINI VATI ON PUREESHAJA KRIMI W.S.R TO ENTEROBIUS VERMICULARIS IN CHILDREN
Dr. Amit Kumar Sharma, Dr. Prathviraj Puranik* and Dr. Sharashchandrar R.
Children are the nation‟s important resources. Health, education and over all development of every child is important, as progress and welfare of country depends upon them. Helminthiasis is the most common paediatric complaint worldwide and very common in tropical & sub-tropical areas. It is a global health problem which affecting 2 billion people worldwide. the Key factors linked with high prevalence of infection include poor sanitation, socio economic condition, peoples are mostly favour non veg diet, fast food, milk & butter product, sweet product, faulty prepared food or fermented food and all these factors aggregate in outcome of Krimiroga. The branch of Helminthology in Ayurveda is not well established as compared to the allied science. But there are many references available on Krimi and Krimiroga mentioned in Ayurveda classics. These parasites are present in small and large intestine and vary in size from minute to macroscopic and showed similar clinical feature as intestinal worm. In this regard an effective, inexpensive and easily available preparation is required to treat Pureeshaja Krimi in children through Ayurveda. Therefore the present research work intends to study the effect of Krimi Ghatini Vati in the management of Pureeshaja Krimi in children. 30 patients were selected for this clinical trial. The drug was administered for 7 days with a dose of 75m.g BD for the age group of 5years to 5 years 11 months. Patients were evaluated as per the specially designed Proforma. In the study, highly significant results were observed in mitigation of clinical symptoms (Sanjata Krimi lakshana) and significant effect could be claimed for macroscopic stool examination with the administration of Krimi Ghatini Vati.
Keywords: Krimi, Enterobius Vermicularis, Krimi Ghatini Vati.
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