A Clinical study on Azhal Keel Vayu with Poduthalai Chooranam

Santhosh, A (2016) A Clinical study on Azhal Keel Vayu with Poduthalai Chooranam. Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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INTRODUCTION : Since being the commonest disease in the society, number of suffers increasing day by day, So I chosen the disease “Azhal keel vayu” for his dissertation work. The evidence of the disease Azhal keel vayu is derived from “Sabapathy manuscript of book Siddha Maruthuvam (pothu) 6th edition in the year 2004 by K.N.Kuppusamy Mudhaliyar (page no 626).”. The signs and symptoms mentioned in “Sabapathy manuscript of Pothu Maruthuvam book.”. It’s closely resembles with that of “Osteo Arthritis ’ in modern Medicine. AIM AND OBJECTIVES : The “Azhal Keel Vayu” is a major ailment of the elderly, nowadays it affects middle aged people also because of their life style and food habits. Though there is no mortality in this disease, its clinical condition worsens in patients and sometimes they become dependant and burden to others which we used to come across so many cases in our daily professional practice. Keeping all this in author’s mind, author tried his best to elucidate a good medicine from ancient Siddha literatures and to create hope and faith in their treatment. This being a preliminary endeavour by the author, it would be a helping hand to the sufferers. With this view this dissertation subject was undertaken. 1. Siddha system of medicine should reach the entire society of the man kind. 2. To expose the unique diagnostic methods mentioned by Siddhars, to know the disease “Azhal Keel Vayu” which alters the normal condition under the topic Mukkutram, Poripulangal, Ezhu Udal Kattukkal and Envagai thervugal. 3. To study the clinical case of the disease “Azhal Keel Vayu” with keen observation on the Aetiology, Pathology, Diagnosis, Prognosis, Complications and the Treatment by making use of Siddha aspect. 4. To know the role of diet control, medical advices in attaining good results along with the trial medicine. 5. To find the changes in three humours and their thannilai valarchi and Vetrunilai Valarchi in case of Azhal Keel Vayu. 6. To know the extent of correlation of Aetiology, Classification, Signs and Symptoms of Azhal Keel Vayu in Siddha aspect with Osteo arthritis in Modern medicine. 7. To have an idea about the incidence of the disease with age, sex, socioeconomic status and seasonal variations. 8. To have a detailed clinical investigations. 9. To have a clinical trial on Azhal Keel Vayu ,with a known specific drug, Poduthalai Chooranam. 10. To evaluate the Bio-chemical and Pharmacological effects of trial medicine. 11. To use modern parameters to confirm the diagnosis and prognosis of the disease. 12. To pave way for further research work in future. Totally 40 patients was carried out in this study, Among 20 Inpatients and 20 Out patients of both sexes were selected. They were administered with the trial medicine “Poduthalai Choornam” 2 gms BD with Hot water after food during the whole study period. Poduthalai Chooranam was choosen for this study with reference from “Gunapadam Mooligai – Murugesa Mudaliyar”.(page. no.712) 1st edition, by The trial medicine was subjected to biochemical and pharmacological analysis. At the end of the clinical trial study, the majority of the cases showed good results.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.321311007
Uncontrolled Keywords: Azhal Keel Vayu ; Poduthalai Chooranam.
Subjects: AYUSH > Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Ravindran C
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2017 06:21
Last Modified: 29 Dec 2018 15:44
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/2452

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