Clinical evaluation of effect of ‘Apamarga Rasakriya Varti Anjana In Blepharitis’ –A Pilot Study

Gaurav Subhash Dhane

Abstract


Blepharitis is an inflammatory disease of eyelid margin with multifactorial etiology. On critical analysis of symptoms of blepharitis,on Tridoshik Theory of Ayurved ,it seems to be a kaphaj vyadhi according to Acharya Sushrut.Blepharitis can be correlated to the symptoms of praklinna vartma of vartmagat netravyadhi mentioned in sushruta samhita.In treatment of blepharitis,Ayurved has much to offer with help of medications like local application of Apamarga rasakriya varti.Apamarga(Achyranthes aspera) also called as pricky chaff flower has kaphaghna properties(i.e it reduces vitiated kapha dosha) which can be used for the treatment of blepharitis as it is a kaphaj disorder.This needs more and detailed clinical trials of apamarga rasakriya varti anjana.

Keywords


Blepharitis,Praklinna vartma,Apamarga,Apamarga rasakriya varti,Anjana.

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