A Study on Kalanchaga Padai (காளாஞ்சக படை)

Janardhanan, R (2008) A Study on Kalanchaga Padai (காளாஞ்சக படை). Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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AIM AND OBJECTIVES: The disease “Azhal Keel Vayu” is a major ailment of the elderly. Though there is no mortality in this disease, its clinical condition worsens in elderly people. The purpose of author’s work is to elucidate a good medicine from ancient Siddha literatures and to create hope and faith in their treatment. Their being a preliminary endeavour by the author, as if it would be a helping hand to the sufferers. With this view this dissertation subject was undertaken. 1. To prove the efficacy of our Siddha Medicine to the world. 2. To study the clinical cause 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. 3. To expose the unique diagnostic methods mentioned by Siddhars, to know the disease “Azhal Keel Vayu” alters the normal condition under the topic Mukkutram, Poripulangal, Ezhu Udal Kattukkal and Envagai thervugal. 4. 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. 5. To have an idea about the incidence of the disease with age, sex, socio-economic status and climatic conditions. 6. To have a detailed clinical investigations. 7. To have a clinical trial on Azhal Keel Vayu tha author has given the drugs, Perarathai Chooranam as internal medicine and Nathaichoori Thylam as external medicine. 8. To evaluate the Bio-chemical and Pharmacological effects of trial medicine. 9. To use modern parameters to confirm the diagnosis and prognosis of the disease. 10. To pave way for further research work in future. SUMMARY: Fifty five cases with Azhal Keelvayu, diagnosed clinically. Out of them thirty cases were admitted in the in-patient PG Sirappu Maruthuvam Ward, Govt. Siddha Medical College Hospital, Palayamkottai were observed for clinical diagnosis, lab diagnosis and treatment by the trial medicines. Out of them twenty cases were selected for study. Twenty five cases were treated as out patients. 1. Clinical diagnosis of Azhal Keel vayu was done on the basis of clinical features described in Sabapathi Manuscript . 2. Before starting the treatment, careful detailed history was taken out and recorded for the 20 seleceted cases. 3. The various Siddha aspects of examination of the disease were carried out and data were recorded in the proforma. 4. Laboratory diagnosis of Azhal Keelvayu was done by modern methods of examination in the Govt. Siddha Medical College Hospital, Palayamkottai. 5. The trial medicine chosen for both internal and external treatment and the management of Azhal Keelavayu • Perarathai chooranam as per the severity of the complaints, the dosage were given 1 gm two times a day with luke warm water for twenty days and above. • Nathaichoori Ennai (Externally). 6. During the period of treatment, all the patients were put under strict pathiyam-a specific dietary regimen. 7. The observation made during the clinical study shows that the main drug Perarthai chooranam (Internally) is clinically effective. It has moderate analgesic action and significant anti inflammatory action. 8. The action of Nathaichoori Ennai (Externally) over the affected joint was also clinically effective.It has Significant anti inflammatory action. 9. A periodical laboratory investigation were made for all the case for blood, urine and motion test etc., along with radiological reports. 10. Since Azhal Keel vayu is a chronic disease, it required minimum treatment for twenty days, treated both internally and externally to minimize the severe pain, tenderness and swelling, but also slight disappearance of the crepitation. 11. Thoug there was appreciable clinical improvement, there was not much remarkable radiographic changes. 12. The advantages of the selected drugs were listed as, • The drugs were found to be free from adverse effects. • The raw materials were available in almost all seasons. • And finally it is economic. These merits were essential in promoting this drug in future globally.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kalanchaga Padai ; Nathaichoori Ennai ; Perarthai chooranam.
Subjects: AYUSH > Sirappu Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Kambaraman B
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2018 02:04
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2018 02:04
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/7040

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