AN OPEN LABELED SINGLE ARM PROSPECTIVE PHASE 1 CLINICAL STUDY TO EVALUATE EFFICACY OF HERBAL HANDKERCHIEF PERFUMES IN PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF VATAJA PRATISHYAY(ALLERGIC RHINITIS)
The burden of allergic rhinitis is enormous, constituting about 55% of all allergies. About 20-30%of Indian population suffers from at least one allergic diseases. In Ayurveda effective treatment modalities are available for such upcoming diseases. Vaman, Nasya are effective treatment in rhinitis along with Rasayan therapy. But such treatments are not feasible to all people in day today work. Hence a new product called handkerchief perfume is designed here in based on the ark sankalpana mentioned in Bhaishajyartnvali. This is a pure herbal combination containing Ajamoda(Trachyspermum ammi),Lavang(Syzygium aromaticum),Tulasi (Ocimum sactum),Lashun (Allium sativum),Karpur (Cinnamomum camphora) and Pippali (Piper longum).
30 Patients with symptoms such as jalawat nasasrav (running nose), shirashool (headache), kshavathu(sneezing),anadha pihita nasa (nasal obstruction),swarabhed (horseness of voice) were selected for the study. Dose of herbal handkerchief perfume was thrice a day for 08 days.Follow up was taken after every 4days.
Keywords: Herbal handkerchief perfume, allergic rhinitis, vatajapratishyay
Details Written by 1Dr. SadhaleVarsha, 1Dr. ChavanShital, 2Mr.Nachiket Dixit, 2Dr.Shishir Pande, 3Dr.Abhay Kulkarni, 3Dr.Sonambekar Vinay
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