Role of Yasthimadhu Sidh Ghrita in Parikartika (Fissure in Ano)
Ravinder Singh Khattra
Journal Title:International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
In Ayurvedic texts, Parikartika is described as a complication of Vamana and Virechana as well as complication of Atisara. Parikartika is a condition where the person experiences excruciating pain which is cutting type in the guda, BastiPradesha and surrounding areas.Parikartika can be correlated to fissure-in-ano in modern parlance, a common disease among ano-rectal disorders. The main objective of this study was to evaluate the role of yashtimadhusidhghrita in acute fissure-in-ano. In this study 20 patients of age between 18-60 years were taken to evaluate the effect of Yashtimadhusidhghrittafor 30 days duration. All patients were advised to follow up pathya-apathya in terms of Ahar –vihar. The findings were noted after 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th week of treatment. After completions of treatment statistically significant results were found in both of the symptoms i.e. pain in anal region & bleeding.The study showed encouraging results with yashtimadhusidhghrita in Parikartika without untoward effect.