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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 60

PA02.15. Validation of ayurvedic concept of anthropometry and clinical evaluation of efficacy of "Suktyadi Yog" as a calcium supplementation in children

1 P.G. Scholar, Department of Kaumarbhritya (Ay.Pediatrics), National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India
2 Lecturer, Department of Kaumarbhritya (Ay.Pediatrics), National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India

Correspondence Address:
S Vinod Kumar
P.G. Scholar, Department of Kaumarbhritya (Ay.Pediatrics), National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0257-7941.123879

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Purpose: The present study aims to validate the ayurvedic anthropometical parameter for assessment of proper growth & devlopment and also to identify any disease linkage. For proper bony growth adequate calcium supplement is necessary. Evaluation of role of an ayurvedic compound containing calcium preparation needed therefore included in the second phase of the study. In calcium deficiency Ayurvedic Managment "Suktyadi Yog" may be useful. It is a rich source of calcium and have deepaniya drugs. Deepaniya drugs is useful for absorption of calcium. Method: Validations of Ayurvedic Sharir pramana on the basis of modern concept (Parameters) in children and Peer review journals were searched to list content of "Suktyadi yog" with calcium supplementation activities, particularly acting in calcium deficient and healthy children. Result: Result of the study show Sharir praman of children found almost equal to as explained in ayurvedic texts. Out of all research Sukti bhasma, Godanti bhasma, yasad bhasma and Trikatu was found potent to reduce Calcium deficiency. It is very cost effective, easily available with highest calcium supplementation properties. Conclusion: Calcium deficiency is a major problem in children and "Suktyadi yog" is a best option to reduce it.

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