A Study on Iya Eraippu

Bhavani, S (2007) A Study on Iya Eraippu. Masters thesis, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai.


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The open clinical trial of dry Ilavangathi choornam is conducted in 50 patients of Iya Eraippu at Ayothidoss Pandithar hospital of the National Institute of Siddha, Tambaram Sanatorium, Chennai - 47. Among the fifty patients, the 50% of patients were having history of allergic rhinitis, 24% suffer from sinusitis & 4% with family history. The patients were belonging to Neithal thinai are the most as to 76%. The incidence of disease, Iya Eraippu looking with respect to paruvakalam showed about 80% suffer mostly during Munpanikaalam (December - Feburary). The derangement of Kapha in Iya Eraippu patients is about 87% vatha, 11%& pitha about 2% only. In the 90% of the Iya eraippu patients neikuri is `muthu’ i.e. kabha neer. The biochemical analysis of trial drug showed the presence of chloride. The phytochemical analysis of the trial drug revealed the presence of carbohydrates & glycosides, phenolic compounds, tannins, phytosterols and essential oil. The pharmacological analysis of trial drug in guinea pig showed potent anti-spasmodic activity. The trial drug is estimated non-toxic at a high dose of 2000 mg/kg of body weight in albino rats. This compound trial drug is formulated in such a way as to alleviate any digestive disturbances and also to prevent from any ill-effects due to excessive kaarpu suvai. The trial drug had showed no adverse effects when given to the patient during the trial period. The trial drug has been able to relieve cough and enhance expectoration, thereby relieving dyspnoea in Iya eraippu patients. The objective parameters-PEFR (L/min), ESR (mm/hr), eosinophil count (%) all measured are proven statistically p < 0.05 significant. The subjective parameters-cough, wheezing, dyspnoea, and constriction of chest showed significant improvement after the trial, proven statistically p < 0.05.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Iya Eraippu ; Ilavangathi choornam ; cough ; dyspnoea.
Subjects: AYUSH > Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2019 16:25
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2019 01:51
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10339

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