A CLINICAL STUDY TO EVALUATE THE ANTIHYPERGLYCEMIC ACTIVITY OF BHANDIRA


Manjunath Prabhu, Pradeep
PG Scholar, Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital
Abstract
Introduction: Madhumeha (Diabetes mellitus) is a life style related, multifactorial disease with multiple facets involving all the Srotas, Dhatus and the Ojas. Madhumeha is a Vataja variety of Prameha, which manifests either due to Margavarana or due to Dhatu Kshaya. Diabetes mellitus is a clinical syndrome characterized by Hyperglycemia due to absolute or relative deficiency of insulin. Diabetes and its complication pose a major threat to future public health resources throughout the world. In this study an effort has been made to evaluate the Madhumehahara karma (Antihyperglycemic activity) of Bhandira (Clerodendrum infortunatum auct Non Linn) Materials and methods: The present study was an open labelled, single arm, clinical study in Madhumeha (Diabetes mellitus) (n=30) selected using convenience sampling technique with pre and post design conducted in a tertiary Ayurveda healthcare centre attached to a teaching institute, situated at the district headquarters in South India. 32 patients fulfilling the inclusion criteria suffering from Madhumeha w s r to Diabetes mellitus were selected with the intervention of Bhandira patra vati 3 Twice in a day (BD) for 30 days. Results: The effect of therapy was assessed before and after treatment, the results were statistically analyzed; it showed significant changes in subjective parameters like praboota mutrata, avila mootrata, kshudadikya, karapada daha, and Objective parameter- Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS), Post Prandial Blood Sugar (PPBS), Fasting Urine Sugar (FUS), Post Prandial Urine Sugar (PPUS) Conclusion: Bhandira patra vati in a dose of 3 BD before food has shown better efficacy in subjective parameters like praboota mutrata, avila mootrata, kshudadikya, karapada daha, and Objective parameter like- FBS, PPBS, FUS, PPUS
Keywords: Madhumeha, Anti-hyperglycaemic, Bhandira patra vati
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EPRA International Journal of Research & Development (IJRD)

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Published on : 2021-07-23

Vol : 6
Issue : 7
Month : July
Year : 2021
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