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CLINICAL RESEARCH
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 259-262

Evaluation of biophysical parameters of Amrutapatolaksheeravasti Dravya and Karma - An observational study


1 Medical Officer, Govt. of Uttarakhand, India
2 Professor and H.O.D, P.G. Department of Panchakarma, Dr. BRKR Govt. Ayurvedic College, Hyderabad, India
3 Reader, P.G. Department of Panchakarma, Dr. BRKR Govt. Ayurvedic College, Hyderabad, India

Correspondence Address:
Sandeep Kumar Gupta
S/O Shri Hariom Gupta, 479, Jwala Nagar, Rampur, - 244 901, Uttar Pradesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-8520.123112

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The study aims to observe the effects of Amrutapatolaksheeravasti Dravya (medicated milk enema) in values of biophysical-chemical parameters. The classical Vasti (enema) can be analyzed with the help of biophysical parameters like pH, temperature, and specific gravity (Sp.gr.). Three hundred samples of classically prepared Amrutapatolaksheeravasti were analyzed for pH, temp., Sp.gr. with the calibrated instruments before each Vastikarma. The clinical symptoms based on proper Vastikarma and its complication were recorded and assessed. The parameters - pH, temperature, Sp.gr., and viscosity have shown a significant to highly significant value of correlation coefficient "r" and 't' in relation to successful Vastikarma and retention time of Vasti Dravya respectively. pH <5.8 and temperature >39°C led to anal irritation in Ksheera Vasti. Similarly, pH >6.1 and temperature <32°C resulted in flatulence. The effects of pH and Sp.gr. are due to temperature as both are temperature-based variables.


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