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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 268-271

Management of Jaundice (Kamala Vyadhi) through Ayurveda- A Case Study


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda College Hospital & Research Centre, Salod (H) Wardha (MH)
2 P.G. (Sch.),Department of Kayachikitsa, MGACH & RC(H), Salod, Wardha, Maharashtra
3 P.G. (Sch.),Department of Kaumarbhritya, MGACH & RC(H), Salod, Wardha, Maharashtra

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Assistant Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda College Hospital & Research Centre, Salod (H) Wardha (MH)

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Ayurveda is traditionally skillful in treating liver diseases since centuries. Although named Jaundice as a liver disorder was not mentioned in Ayurveds literature but on the basis of common characteristics and Pathology, Kamalacan be correlated with the jaundice. In today’s era of industrialization and life-threatening competition the life style of mankind has been hugely changed. All these etiological factors lead to disorders that is hazardous to life. Amongst them “Kamala(Jaundice)” is important disease. In India, nearly 290,000 cases of viral hepatitis are found in 2013 i.e. 2.8% ofpopulation.Modern medical science has only symptomatic specific treatment for this disease. In Ayurveda texts treatment of Kamala is given very well. “Kamala (Jaundice) tu Virechanah (Purgation therapy)” is Chikitsasutra of the Kamala. Here a case report of a 67 Years-male was having Bahupitta Kamala (Jaundice) who was treated with some Ayurvedic herbs and Virechana as a Panchakarma and get effectively result with Ayurveda Management. When patient approached with biochemical investigations like SGPT-1543, SGOT-439 it was very high but after the treatment course it comes within normal limit, i.e. SGOT-17, SGPT-14.


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