A Study on Kumba Vatham (Periarthritis)

Shanmuga Priya, M (2018) A Study on Kumba Vatham (Periarthritis). Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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40 cases with Kumba Vatham were diagnosed clinically based on yugi 800 and admitted in the inpatient ward and outpatient ward of post graduate department of Sirappu Maruthuvam, Government Siddha Medical College Hospital, palayamkottai and treated by the trial medicines. • Laboratory diagnosis of Kumba Vatham was done by siddha diagnostic principles and endorsed by modern methods of investigations. • The various siddha aspects of examination of the disease were carried out and were recorded in the proforma. • The trial medicine chosen for both internal and external treatments were Santhira Pragasa Mathirai130 mgs/days in BD sembai thylam (External) for forty days as per the severity of the diseases, • Before starting the treatment careful detailed history was carried out and recorded for the forty selected cases. • During the period of treatment all the patients were put under pathiyam (A specific dietary regimen) • A periodical laboratory investigation was made for all the cases along with the radiological investigations. • The observations made during the clinical study shows that the main internal drug for Santhira Pragasa Mathirai is clinically effective. • Though there was appreciable clinical improvement, there were not much remarkable radiographic changes. • The action of external application sembai thylam with Thokkanam and Ottradam is also quite remarkable. CONCLUSION: All 40 patients (23 OPD and 17 IP – 10 patients with trial medicines and Massage, 7 with ottradam along with trial medicines). were treated for this dissertation work with Santhira Pragasa Mathirai 130 mgs/day in BD and sembai thylam (externally) In the pre clinical study pharmacological evaluation of the trial drug shows. 1. Significant analgesic effect, 2. Significant Anti inflammatory effect (Internal medicine). In the preclinical study toxicity study of “Chanthra Prakasa Mathirai” shows that the trial drug had no acute toxicity. The overall effect of the clinical trial drug are good effect - 82.5%, Average effect - 15%, poor effect - 2.5%. This result of the clinical trial illustrates the marked effect of the drugs and complementary therapy. The trial drug Santhira Pragasa Mathirai and external sembai thylam is effective. No adverse effects were noticed during the treatment period. So the trial medicine is safe and easily preparable medicine.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: (Reg.No.321513008)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kumba Vatham ; Periarthritis ; Santhira Pragasa Mathirai ; sembai thylam.
Subjects: AYUSH > Sirappu Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2018 11:21
Last Modified: 29 Dec 2018 11:21
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10249

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