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PHARMACOLOGICAL RESEARCH
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 361-366

Urolithic property of Varuna (Crataeva nurvala): An experimental study


1 Department of Shalya Tantra, V.Y. S. Ayurvedic College, Khurja, U.P., India
2 Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
3 Center of Experimental Medicine and Surgery, IMS, BHU, Varanasi, India
4 Department of Anatomy, IMS, BHU, Varanasi, India
5 Department of Kayachikitsa, Government Autonomous Ayurveda College, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Sanjay Agarwal
HIG Junior 37, Vindhya vihar colony, Padara, Near agriculture college, Rewa - 486 001, Madhya Pradesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-8520.77161

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Despite modern techniques, the recurrence rate of Urolithiasis is approximately 50% within 5 years. Thus, there must be some drug that corrects the metabolic errors and prevents the formation of stone. In Ayurveda, a detailed description of urolithiasis is mentioned under the heading of Ashmari. A group of Ayurvedic drugs are described for the management of Urolithiasis, like Pashanbheda (Bergenia ligulata), Varuna (Crataeva nurvala), Kullattha (Dolichos biflorus), Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris), etc. in our ancient texts. The present work was designed to study the effect of Varuna (Crataeva nurvala) on the experimental model of urolithiasis (albino rats). The study was categorized into two groups: Group I, treated and Group II, control. In all albino rats, stone was surgically implanted into the urinary bladder. Estimation of the urinary and serum electrolyte done periodically and x-rays were exposed at a regular interval. This study suggests the decoction of Varuna (Crataeva nurvala) is effective in the management of urolithiasis.


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