A Study on Kabasuram (கபசுரம்)

Mary Princes Sulekha, S (2009) A Study on Kabasuram (கபசுரம்). Masters thesis, Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai.


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Kabasuram is one of the common respiratory infectious disease of childhood. • The clinical features of Kabasuram can be correlated with Acute bronchitis. • Twenty children with kabasuram, diagnosed clinically were treated as IP and 75 cases were treated as OP and observed for clinical diagnosis, laboratory dignosis and treatment with trial medicine. • Clinical diagnosis was done under the basis of clinical features mentioned in various siddha texts. • The various Siddha aspects of examination of kabasuram were carried out and recorded in the proforma. • The drug selected was kabasurachooranam and Kabasura kudineer. It was administered orally two times a day with honey. The dosage of drug is given in the table. • Biochemical study shows presence of ferrous iron, tannic acid, unsaturated compound, reducing sugar and amino acid in kabasura chooranam and presence of ferrous iron, insaturated compound and amino acid in Kabasura kudineer. • Pharmacological analysis of the drugs shows Anti pyretic, Anti inflammatory, Analgesic and Anti histamine actions. • Anti microbial study shows that the drug has got sensitivity to staphylococcus, Escherichia Coli and moderately sensitive to streptococcus. • The observation made during the clinical study showed the trial drug kabasura chooranam and kabasura kudineer was clinically effective. • No drug reactions were reported during the study period. • The parents and children were advised to follow the preventive measures. CONCLUSION: The treatment of Kabasura Choornam and Kabasura Kudineer for Kabasuram showed good response. • No adverse effects were noticed during the course of treatment. • The trial medicine ingredients are easily available and harmless to children. • The cost of the trial medicine is comparatively very low. So it is concluded that the therapy of kabasura chooranam and kabasura kudineer can be very good in view of efficacy, safely and cost in the treatment of Kabasuram.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kabasuram, Acute bronchitis, kabasurachooranam, Kabasura kudineer.
Subjects: AYUSH > Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Kambaraman B
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2018 15:36
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2020 03:11
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/7283

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