A Study on Venpadai (வெண்படை)

Indumathi, N (2009) A Study on Venpadai (வெண்படை). Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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AIM AND OBJECTIVES: The clinical study of Venpadai was done in selected cases of both sexes and treated in the in-patient and out-patient ward of the post graduate department of Sirappu Maruthuvam at Government Siddha Medical College. 1. To study the clinical cause of the disease Venpadai with keen observation on the Aetiology, Pathology, Diagnosis, Prognosis and the treatment by making use of siddha aspect. 2. To expose the unique diagnostic methods mentioned by siddhars, to know how the disease Venpadai alters the normal conditions under the topic Mukkutram, Poripulangal, 7 Udal Kattukkal and Envagai thervugal. 3. To know the extent of correlation of aetiology, classifications, signs and symptoms of Venpadai in siddha aspect with vitiligo in modern medicine. 4. To have an idea about the incidence of the disease with age, sex, socio economic status, habit, occupation, family history and climatic conditions. 5. To have a detailed clinical investigations. 6. To have a clinical trial on Venpadai with Karpokarisi Chooranam as internal medicine and Kandankattiri Pazha thylam as external medicine. 7. To evaluate the Bio-Chemical and Pharmacological effects of trial medicine. SUMMARY: • The dissertation work on Venpadai is choosen by author with an intention to give physical and mental clinical relief to the patients those who are suffering from this disease, with out any harm. • Various literature have been collected regarding venkuttam from siddha texts as well as modern text books. • The efficacy of Karpokarisi choornam (Internal) and Kandangkattari Pazha thylam (External) were appreciated through the study of this work. • Twenty patients were selected from different age and sexes, from Post Graduate. Sirappu Maruthuvam department for study purposes. • All the cases were treated as in patient in the ward of Post Graduate Sirappu Maruthuvam at least 19 to 40 days, and after they were followed and managed as out patient after discharges from IP ward. • Available modern investigations were also considered for diagnosis and the progress of the patients was followed and case proforma were prepared accordingly. • Among the 20 patients, 9 cases had good clinically improvement and 6 cases had moderate relief, 5 cases had mild relief. • Clinical findings reveal about the disease and its impact in the body. Statistics taken with the help of details in the case sheet, were dealt in details in observation and results which gave clear knowledge about the disease. • During and after the course of treatment no side effects were reported. • The efficacy of the drugs were studied by bio-chemical analysis and pharmacological analysis. CONCLUSION: When Karpokarisi Chooranam and Kandangkattari Pazha thylam (ext) were admininstered to the venpadai patient, following results were observed. Results shows that 9 cases were cured (45%) and 6 cases had moderate relief (30%) and 5 cases had mild relief (25%). The trial drugs were very effective to the patients and there was no recurrence of symptoms. Cost of the drug is very cheap and free from side effect. So they are useful for long term purposes. The drugs along with yoga and pranayama as supportive therapy showed very good prognosis.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Venpadai ; Karpokarisi Chooranam ; Kandangkattari Pazha thylam.
Subjects: AYUSH > Sirappu Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Kambaraman B
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2018 02:01
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 02:01
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/7063

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