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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 73

PA03.04. Clinical study of trikatu thaila nasya in the management of kaphaja sirasoola (maxillary sinusitis)

S.D.M College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India

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K Sivabalaji
S.D.M College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0257-7941.123896

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Purpose: Kaphaja Shiras Shoola is one among the types of Shirorogas. It can be correlated to the diseases of maxillary sinusitis. It is one of the commonly found diseases in day to day clinical practice. The symptoms of Kaphaja Shiras Shoola include mild / moderate head ache, heaviness of head, nasal discharge and nasal obstruction. Objectives of the present study were to get a solution to kaphaja sirasoola by evaluating the efficacy of trikatu thaila nasya in the management of kaphaja sirasoola. Method: 20 patients fulfilling the inclusion criteria of Kaphaja Sirasoola were randomly selected from the OPD and IPD of S.D.M College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan. Nasya was given with 8 drops of medicine in each nostril early in the morning on empty stomach for seven days. Follow up was done for the period of 2 months. Clinical sign and symptoms were given on the basis of self formulated scoring scale. The result having 'p' value less than <0.05 were considered as statistically significant in this study. Result: Overall effect of therapies after the course of treatment showed complete remission in 10%, marked improvement in 74%, moderate improvement in 11 % and mild relief in 5 % of patients. Conclusion: Trikatu thaila nasya has significant effect in the management of kaphaja sirasoola. Reduction in clinical symptoms was appreciated after nasya is proved statistically significant.

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