A Study on Kabasuram (கபசுரம்)

Suguna, R (2012) A Study on Kabasuram (கபசுரம்). Masters thesis, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai.


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Paediatric Patients attending the OPD, IPD of NIS having the complaint of Kabasuram provisionally diagnosed and the patients were observed for clinical diagnosis with laboratory findings. Classical symptoms of Kabasuram having similarity with the symptoms of Acute Bronchitis like Fever, Cough with or without Expectoration, Wheezing, Arthralgia, Malaise, and Constipation. Clinical diagnosis of Kabasuram was done on the basis of clinical features described in Pillai Pini Maruthuvam 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 acute bronchitis explained in modern medicine have lot of similarities with the disease entity Kabasuram. The medicine chosen for clinical treatment and management of Kabasuram was kabasura kudineer internally two times in a day for 3 days. 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 Kabasura kudineer was clinically effective. In Bio chemical analysis, the trial medicine had calcium, ferrous iron, phosphate, and Fluride, which also favour the effect of kabasura kudineer in the treatment of Kabasuram. In pharmacological analysis, the trial drug Kabasura kudineer had acute antiinflammatory, anti-pyretic, anti histaminic action, The pharmacological studies reported on the trail drugs also favor its effect in disease of acute bronchitis.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.32092708
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anti-histaminic effect, Kabasura kudineer, Isolated guinea pig ileum.
Subjects: AYUSH > Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2020 03:24
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2020 16:32
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/12739

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