A Study on Sobai

Dinesh, B (2010) A Study on Sobai. Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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About twenty cases of sobai selected for this study were admitted in Inpatient ward and were observed for clinical diagnosis, lab diagnosis and were treated with the trial medicines Neermuli Poo Chooranam and Kadukkai Nei . • Clinical diagnosis of sobai was done on the basis of clinical features described in Bala vaagadam text book. • Laboratory diagnosis was done by modern methods of examination, like serum protein, albumin, globulin ratio. • The various siddha aspects of examination of sobai were carried out and recorded in proforma. • The etiology and clinical features of sobai were correlated to the etiology and clinical features of nutritional dropsy. • The medicines chosen for clinical trial and management of sobai were Neermuli Poo Chooranam and Kadukkai Nei two times a day. The dosage of the medicine is given in Annexure –I. • The observation made during the clinical study showed that the trial medicines were clinically effective. • In Bio-chemical analysis the trial medicines had ferrous Iron, Starch and amino acids, which confirmed the clinical prognosis of sobai by Neermuli Poo Chooranam and Kadukkai Nei In pharmacological analysis the trial drug had Significant diuretic action, which confirmed the clinical prognosis of sobai. • The parents were advised to give nutritious food for children. CONCLUSION: 20 sobai cases were admitted for study in P.G. IV, In-patient ward Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam, Department of G.S.M.C hospital, palayamkottai. The clinical features, haematological investigations like serum protein, albumin, globulin ratio and Haemoglobin level of all cases showed that these cases were purely sobai. The author decided to take a trial medicine that should contain any form of Iron and Protein. The ingredients in one of the trial medicine Neermuli Poo Chooranam and Kadukkai Nei contains Vellai Neer Muli Poo, Sivathai, Kadukkai, Nellikai, Thandrikai,Sevalli Kilangu, Thenai Vatu. The ingredients of Kadukkai Nei i.e., Kadukkai, Karisalai, Vellaipoondu, murungaipattai, Seenthil Kodi, Saaranai, Nilavembu, Maramanjal, devatharam, kadukai thole. Bio-chemical analysis also proves that this medicine contains ferrous Iron starch and amino acid. Pharmacological action showed that the medicines had significant diuretic action. Clinically the trial drug had 60% of good result.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Oedema ; Sobai ; Neermuli Poo Chooranam ; Kadukkai Nei.
Subjects: AYUSH > Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Kambaraman B
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2018 15:23
Last Modified: 29 Dec 2018 15:51
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/7279

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