A Study on Singimandha Kanam

Patturayan, R (2009) A Study on Singimandha Kanam. Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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Singimandha kanam is a common respiratory illness of childhood. • The etiology and the clinical features of Kanam were correlated to the allergic respiratory disorders such as Allegic Bronchitis, Asthmatic Bronchitis and Associated infections of the children. • The drug Amudhathi Kuligai was selected for the treatment of Singimandha kanam. It was administered orally two times a day with Masipathiri Kudineer. The dosage of drug is given in the table. • Bio Chemical study shows presence of Ferrous Iron, Floride, Amino acids, Chlorides and Unsaturated compounds. • Anti Microbial study shows that the drug has got sensitivity to Staphylococcus and Candida Albicans. • Pharmacological Analysis of the drug shows significant Anti Histamine, Antpyretic, Anti inflammatory and Antispasmodic actions. Which refers the control of disease and confirmed the clinical progress of Singimandha Kanam by the drug Amudhathi Kuligai • Seventy children with Singimandha Kanam diagnosed clinically and they were observed for clinical diagnosis, laboratory diagnosis and treatment with trial medicine. Among them 20 children were admitted in the In Patient ward and results were dealt in the proforma. • Clinical diagnosis of Singimandha Kanam was done under the basis of clinical features described in Baalavagadam text. • The various siddha aspects of examination of Singimandha Kanam were carried out and recorded in the proforma. • The observation made during the clinical study showed the trial drug Amudhathi Kuligai was clinically effective. • The Parents and children were advised to follow preventive Measures. • The children above seven years are advised to practice Pranayama and yogasanas for the better results. CONCLUSION: The treatment of Amudhathi Kuligai with Masipathiri kudineer for Singi mantha Kanam showed good response . • No adverse effects were noticed during the course of treatment. • The cost of the trial medicine is comparatively very low. • Advice given to the children to do pranayama and yogasanas help the children much in coming out of the disease very quickly. So it is concluded that in developing country like India, the therapy of Amudhathi Kuligai with Masipathiri kudineer and proper regular practice of pranayama and yogasanas will be very good in the view of efficacy, safety and cost in the treatment for Singimandha kanam.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Singimandha Kanam Amudhathi Kuligai ; Masipathiri Kudineer.
Subjects: AYUSH > Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2019 03:43
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2019 03:44
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10384

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