A Study on Kabasuram (கபசுரம்)

Suganthi, S (2013) A Study on Kabasuram (கபசுரம்). Masters thesis, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai.


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Patients attending the OPD, IPD of NIS having the compliance of kabasuram diagnosed clinically and the patients were observed for clinical diagnosis, laboratory diagnosis. Classical symptoms of kabasuram with emphasis to symptoms of acute bronchitis like Fever, Cough with or without expectorant, headache, constipation, poor appetite,myalgia Clinical diagnosis of kabasuram was done on the basis of clinical features described in Balavagadam text. Laboratory diagnosis was done by modern methods of examinations. Diagnosis had been based on the specially prepared proforma, including all clinical signs and symptoms of the disease, in which detailed history had been taken The signs, symptoms, and etiopathogenesis of lower respiratory illlness explained in modern diagnosis have lot of similarities with the disease entity kabasuram. The medicine chosen for clinical treatment and management of kabasuram is Silaethuma sura Kudineer internally two times in a day for 3days. All the patients were kept under strict dietary control during the treatment. The observation on effect of therapy was encouraging. The clinical efficacy of the drug was analyzed statistically on all the symptoms mentioned in the assessment criteria. The observation made during the clinical study showed that the trail drug Silaethuma sura Kudineer was clinically effective. In Bio chemical analysis, the trial medicine Silaethuma sura kudineer had ferrous iron, phosphate, Fluoride, starch, tannins, alkaloids, aminoacids, proteins, flavonids. CONCLUSION: All the forty patients of kabasuram were treated with Silaethuma sura Kudineer internally two (or) three times in a day. The ingredients of Silaethuma sura Kudineer are feasible and useful; these compounds may serve as potentially useful drug candidates for development at a lower cost. The medicine has many properties to control the signs and symptoms of kabasuram. During the course of treatment, no adverse interactions were observed. Clinical results were found to be significant good improvement was found in 77.5% of cases, moderate in 22.5% of cases. Because of the efficient results clinically, the study may be carried over to further researches and it may motivate the upcoming generation to manage the disease kabasuram through the siddha medicine and also this study throw new glitters for the Siddha Medicine. The present clinical study has established that Silaethuma sura Kudineer is having good result in reducing the majority of symptoms of kabasuram. Because of the encouraging clinical outcome the study may be further carried out with the same drug in a large Number of cases of Kabasuram.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kabasuram, Acute Bronchitis, Silaethuma sura Kudineer.
Subjects: AYUSH > Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2019 16:49
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2020 12:27
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10371

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