A Study on Varal Karappan

Prasanna Lakshmi, A (2008) A Study on Varal Karappan. Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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The aetiology, clinical features, classification, prognosis of the disease were collected in both Siddha system as well as Modern system of medicine. • The efficacies of the drugs, Kodiveli Chooranum as internal medicine, Maruthampattai Thylam as external medicine and Kuppaimeni Podi as dusting powder were observed during this study. • Twenty children of different age group were treated in the In-Patient ward and fifty five cases were treated in the out-patientward of post graduate Kuzhandhai Marathuvam Department. • The In-patients were treated for three to ten days depending upon the severity of illness. They were also advised to attend the Out patient department for further follow up. • Routine laboratory investigations available in the college were done and the prognosis of the patients was noted daily. • In this clinical study with 20 In-patients, 13 had good response (65%) and 7 had fair response (35%). In out-patients 76% showed good response, 18% showed fair response and 6% showed poor response. • Clinically the drugs were free from adverse effect. The drugs were also studied by Biochemical analysis and pharmacological studies. • The internal medicine Kodiveli Chooranam had significant Acute anti inflammatory, significant chronic Anti inflammatory, significant Anti – histaminic action and significant anti microbial activity against Group-A Streptococcous. • The external medicine, Maruthampattai Thylam and Kuppaimeni Podi had significant acute anti inflammatory action. • This ensures the efficacies of the drugs, which were also proved clinically. CONCLUSION: In this clinical study results were found to be satisfactory. • 65% of cases showed good response and 35% of cases showed fair response in In-patients ward. 76% of cases showed good response 18% of cases showed fair response and 6% of cases showed poor response in outpatients ward in post graduate Kuzhandhai Maruthuvam Department. • The trial drugs were very effective to the patients and there was no recurrence of symptoms. • Clinically the drugs are free from adverse effects and so they are useful for long term therapy for pediatric age group. • The drugs are also very cheap and easily available. • So it is concluded that VARAL KARAPPAN controllable and curable disease with Kodiveli Chooranam, Maruthampattai Thylam and Kuppaimeni Podi along with good personal hygiene.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Varal Karappan ; Kodiveli Chooranum ; Maruthampattai Thylam ; Kuppaimeni Podi.
Subjects: AYUSH > Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2019 17:11
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2019 03:25
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10377

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