A Study on Kamalai

Kathirvel, G (2012) A Study on Kamalai. Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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Manjal kamalai a pitha type of disorder with considerable involvement of liver and gall bladder and wide constitutional features was taken for this study. The clinical features of the manjal kamalai resembles the clinical entity of infective hepatitis, various literatures collected in siddha and modern side which are dealing the disease. In this respect well known siddha medical literature’s like bala vagadam, yugi chindamani, Agusthiyar-2000 Siddha maruthuvam, Noi Nadal part II and in modern science. Text book of pediatirics – Nelson, Essential pediatrics - O.P Ghai, current paediatric diagnosis and treatment – lange’s were availed for sources related to Manjal kamalai and its counter part of the infective hepatitis. 20 cases were admitted for study in the In-patient department. Among the patients 14 Males and 6 female. The diagnosis of this disease were made on the basis of eight types of clinical investigations, and mukkuttram mentioned in siddha literature with concurrent practical application of modern clinical and laboratorial approach. A traditional proprietary of siddha medicines tried in the form of Elathy choornam. Which is prepared by dried plants of kelanealli, Elakai, Jeeragam and sugar. All the patients were responding well form the beginning with remarkable signs of improvement. The important observation during this study has been shown that no patients were developed or reported any features of further complications like coma, Intestinal hemorrhage etc. The occurrence of this disease was marked in kaar, Koothir and mudhuvenil kalam. All the patients were corresponded to report any untoward developments after their discharge. The common belief of the public is that the siddha medicines and diet prescribed are more effective in the treatment of manjal kamalai is once again established by the clinical study. The cost of the medicine used in the treatment of jaundice is very low, that is very cheap when compared with the cost of other medicines used in the treatment of jaundice. The plants, Kelanealli, Elakai, Jeeragam and sugar. available and cultivated. The adverse side effects are nil in the treatment of jaundice by the Siddha medicine.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.32092502
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pharmacological Analysis, Cronic Anti-Inflammatary effect, Elathy chooranam, Kamalai.
Subjects: AYUSH > Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2020 18:36
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2020 18:36
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/12752

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