RANDOMIZED CLINICAL STUDY TO EVALUATE EFFICACY OF SHIROPICHU AND JATAMANSI PHANTA IN NIDRANASHA W.S.R.TO INSOMNIA
Present era is full of competition, everyone is struggling for existence. Man is working hard for day and night, besides that mental stress, addiction of alcohol, tobacco leads to insufficient sleep. The disease Nidranasha (Insomnia) is gradually increasing in society and has become one of the common problem. According to modern science, pharmacological treatment advice in this cases shows various side effects. Through aim of present study is to evaluate the effect of non pharmacological therapy Shiropichu and Jatamansiphanta in Nidranasha.
Ayurveda mentioned three important facts to keep a person in healthy status as Aahara(diet), Nidra(Sleep) &Bramhacharya(Celibacy). Out of which Nidra(Sleep) is a state which refills our power of activity which we lose in daily routine. Due to loss of sleep person suffers too many problems related with health. Ayurveda explained may reasons for loss of sleep as like work, age, diseased conditions, constitution and some Dosha like Vata& Pitta. These factors directly affect the sleep and causes loss of sleep (Nidranasha). According to modern scientific view, loss of sleep has many reasons as like stress, elder age, pain, illness,mental illness etc. Study was conducted in 30 clinically diagnosed patient of Nidranasha with help of symptoms of Nidranasha and Sleep diary is used to calculate Sleep Efficiency Index(SEI). In this clinical study two groups are done .In Group A 15 patients have given only JatamansiPhantaand GroupB 15 patients have given bothShiropichu and JatamansiPhanta.In this study in both group we have got positive result. Statistically Group B is more effective for nidranasha than Group A .
Keywods: Ayurveda, Nidranash, Insomnia, Sleep diary,Sleep efficiency Index,Jatamansi,Shiropichu
Details: Written by Dr. Sanjivani Rathod, Dr. Rajan Kulkarni, Dr. Vinay Sonambekar