A study on Siddha Diagnostic Methodology of Neerkuri and Neikuri for Vathirakesi Kurikal

Jenu, K R (2021) A study on Siddha Diagnostic Methodology of Neerkuri and Neikuri for Vathirakesi Kurikal. Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.

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The aim of the study is to conduct a clinical study on Siddha diagnostic methodology for Vathirakesi Kurikal with special mention to Neerkkuri and Neikkuri. ➢ The disease is characterized by four symptoms such as pain in the abdomen, indigestion, gripping pain in the stomach during the digestion of food, abdominal bloating as mentioned in the Siddha text Dhanvanthri Vaidhyam Vol II. ➢ Data were collected by the chief investigator.The data regarding Siddha physiology, etiology, differential diagnosis, line of treatment and diet from various literatures and texts. ➢ In this clinical study, 40 patients were included, observed and diagnosed in the OPD of Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.  Patients with signs and symptoms of Vathirakesi Kurikal of both sex with different ages were studied under the guidance of faculties of post graduate department. ➢ Log book and profoma were maintained for all the 40 cases through out the study. ➢ Proper diagnosis was made with clinical symptoms and differential diagnosis. ➢ Etiology, pathogenesis of the disease had been discussed. ➢ Derangement of uyir thathukkal and udal thathukkal had been discussed. ➢ Alterations in Siddha parameters like kaalam, nilam, gnanendhirium, kanmendhirium, yaakai illakanam, manikkadai and panchapatchi were noted. ➢ Ennvagai thervu is assessed in detail for all the 40 patients. The observations and any derangement was noted. Naa, mozhi, vizhi, sparisam and malam for 40 cases were observed. ➢ Neerkkuri and Neikkuri parameters were studied. ➢ Neerkkuri observation is done based on Niram, the colour of the urine most of the patient was yellow 25 (62.50%), 25 (62.50%) cases had normal Manam in their urine, in 32 (80%) cases Nurai was absent, all the 40 (100%) cases Edai were normal and Enjal was absent. ➢ Neikkuri among 40 cases the neikurri of 20 (50%) cases were Aravil mothiram, 11 (27.50%) cases were Mothirathil aravam. ➢ The naadi for majority of the participants were Vathapitham 26 (65%). ➢ Measurement of Manikkadai alavu and assessment of panchapatchi had been discussed. CONCLUSION: In this study the diagnosis of the disease VATHIRAKESI KURIKAL was done through Siddha diagnostic procedures as mentioned in various Siddha literatures. The observations and results were recorded and interpreted. Most of the patients Neikkuri were Aravilmothiram and Mothirathilaravam. This shows the Vatham humour is predominant. Neikkuri and Naadi were better tools in assessing the disease. Future studies needed for the above observations and to validate those Siddha diagnostic methods in diagnosing the disease and to cure them in successful way.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: 321815007
Uncontrolled Keywords: Siddha Diagnostic Methodology, Neerkuri, Neikuri, Vathirakesi Kurikal.
Subjects: AYUSH > Noi-naadal
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2022 16:10
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2022 16:10
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/20978

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