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Effect of jasmine essential oil in anxiety disorder: a pilot clinical study
Anxiety is an unrealistic, irrational fear or anxiety of disabling intensity. Anxiety disorder is a group of disorders characterized by a number of mental and physical symptoms like apprehension, Irritability, Worry, Fear, Palpitation, Fatigue, Chest pain, Sweating, Headache etc. The pilot clinical study was outlined with a clinical trial design with Purposive sampling method with pre and post- test assessment of 30 patients satisfying the inclusion criteria who were incidentally selected. In the present study patients were asked the inhale jasmine essential oil, for 5 minutes for the duration of 10 days. The patients were assessed based on the Hamilton's Anxiety Rating Scale before and after intervention, analyzed statistically using descriptive statistics, paired samples’t test, contingency co-efficient test / χ 2 test using SPSS for windows (version 18.0). The results of Anxiety Grading before and after treatment are highly significant with P Value (0.000). The mean value of Pretest score was 25.00 and Post Test it was reduced to 9.97. The overall change in the Anxiety levels is Statistically Significant.
COMPARATIVE CLINICAL STUDY OF ARKA VATI 1 AND ARKA VATI 2 IN PATIENTS OF AGNIMANDYA (IMPAIRED DIGESTION)
Background: Various studies in the general population and primary health care have reported that most of the people are suffering from loss of appetite due to drastic changes in life style and also due to lack of physical work. It occurs due to inhibition of secretion of digestive enzymes.
Aims and Objectives: To compare the efficacy of arka vati No. 1 & arka vati No. 2 on agnimandya due to kapha dosha.
Methods and Materials: Forty students suffering from agnimandya due to kapha dosha & other causes were studied. Total duration for trial treatment was 40 day. The patients were administered with arka vati.
Result: It is observed that positive values are highly significant in all the symptoms of agnimandya except lazyness hence it can be concluded that the administration of arka vati is effective in agnimandya. The results are encouraging and support the classical claim that arka vati is effective in reducing the symptoms of agnimandya and it can be used extensively in the treatment.
Conclusion: On the basis of the result observed it may be concluded that the arka vati is having significant effect in ameliorating the disease agnimandya.
KLAIBYA (ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION) - A BIRD EYE VIEW THROUGH AYURVED & MODERN SCIENCE
Impotency as a medical and social problem has acquired global dimensions and its incidence is supposed to be gradually increasing by every decade. Despite great advances made by medical science in understanding the actual cause, but still this problem is persist, due to which Impotency is still a catastrophe. A great success of married life is hidden in the sexual harmony of the couple. The common cause which always prevents a man from enjoying sexual interplay with his female partner is called as “Klaibya” in Ayurved and in Medical term it is called as “Erectile Dysfunction (E.D.)”. It is commonly known as “Impotency”. It is the worst calamity one can encounter in his life which takes away all the pleasure and bliss of his beautiful youth. The problem of sexual dysfunction are getting more and more common now a days. Therefore this review article attempts to explain Klaibya mentioned in Ayurvedic & modern literature and it’s over all effects on human being. This review article calls upon initiating research in this area so that the claims of ancient Ayurvedic Science could be substantiated and may be utilized by Modern science.
ARAGVADHA (CASSIA FISTULA LINN.): A PHYTO-PHARMACOLOGICAL REVIEW
In recent years interest in medicinal plants has increased considerably. Descriptions of such plants in ancient texts are in meticulous detail, but it is in scattered form. Even though in nighantus, we found limited details. To get knowledge about any medicinal plant, there is a need to go through all available texts of Ayurveda. Cassia fistula Linn. has been popular as a common drug of choice for Ayurvedic physicians from ancient time due to its various therapeutic properties like laxative, antibacterial, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, smooth muscle stimulant, hepato-protective, analgesic, hypoglycemic, anticancer, abortifacient, anticolic, antifertility, estrogenic, etc. useful in the management of diseases like kushtha (skin diseases), hridroga (cardiac problems), vatarakta (gout), raktapitta (blood disorders), madhumeha (diabetes mellitus), visarpa (herpes), jvara (febrile conditions), etc. It is found in over all India, especially in Himalayan tract and outer Himalaya, in Kumaon, abundant in forest tracts throughout upper gangectic plain of Bengal, central India, and deciduous forests of south India. Its extract mainly contains alkaloids, resins, flavonids, rhein glycoside, fisulic acid. Considering its therapeutic importance, a review has been done under different aspects of aragvadha (Cassia fistula Linn.). Beside references from Ayurvedic classical texts, this article includes recent researches carried out regarding this plant for its clinical and pharmacological evaluation.
A CASE OF ELONGATED STYLOID PROCESS OF SKULL (EAGLE’S SYNDROME)
|Eagle’s syndrome or styloid–carotid artery syndrome is a rare condition where an elongated temporal styloid process (more than 30mm) is in conflict with the adjacent anatomical structures.Among the 105 dry specimens of skull collected in Department of Rachana Shareera, S D M College of Ayurveda &Hospital, Hassan ,it was observed that a skull was having bilateral undue elongation of styloid process of temporal bone. As this kind of variation in the length of styloid process and its direction of projection medially forwards and downwards, will have its own impact over the soft structures present in the neck has been discussed in the paper in detail.|
ARDHAVBEDHAKA (MIGRAINE): A CASE STUDY
A middle aged female patient suffering from the symptoms of migraines headache, slurred speech and loss of memory from 4-5 months was treated with the Ayurvedic medicines for 1 ½ months and the symptoms of the patient were subsided. Patient was treated on the line of Shiroroga (Ardhavbedhaka) and the effect of the treatment was very good. Patient recovered completely.
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Vol 1, No 7 (2013): Journal of Ayurveda and Holistic Medicine (JAHM)
Table of Contents
|Effect of jasmine essential oil in anxiety disorder: a pilot clinical study|
|Dr.Arhanth Kumar, Dr Shreevathsa S||1-6|
|COMPARATIVE CLINICAL STUDY OF ARKA VATI 1 AND ARKA VATI 2 IN PATIENTS OF AGNIMANDYA (IMPAIRED DIGESTION)|
|Dr. Vishnu Prasad Gautam, Ranjipkumar Dass, Mukesh D, Govind G||7-12|
|KLAIBYA (ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION) - A BIRD EYE VIEW THROUGH AYURVED & MODERN SCIENCE|
|Ranjeet Satyawan Sawant, Ashvin bagde||13-21|
|ARAGVADHA (CASSIA FISTULA LINN.): A PHYTO-PHARMACOLOGICAL REVIEW|
|Manojkumar v Chaudhari||22-29|
|A CASE OF ELONGATED STYLOID PROCESS OF SKULL (EAGLE’S SYNDROME)|
|Shobha G, Afil M Alex, Uma Gopal||30-33|
|ARDHAVBEDHAKA (MIGRAINE): A CASE STUDY|
|Umesh Kumar Sapra||34-36|
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