The efficacy of Trikantak Churna (Gokshura Beej) with Madhu and Aja Dugdha in Mutrashmari (Renal Calculi)
Dr. Hardik K. Modi, Dr. DL Shinde, Dr. BB Kadlaskar
There is need to find out an alternative cost effective, affordable and easily available management. Ayurveda can contribute to this problematic situation where majority of the cases can be managed by medicines. Ayurveda explain detail etiological factors, classification, symptomatology, Pathology, Management with the medicines and surgical procedure and also complications many therapies described by Ayurveda are effective on Ashmari. There are many medicines described by Ayurved Granthas which are great effective on mutrashmari. Trikantak beej Churna with Madhu and Aja dugdha has been mentioned by Yogratnaka. In modern Science there are many treatment modalities for urinary calculus like–extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), Percutaneous Nephro Lithotomy (PCNL), URS & Laser etc., having their own merits and demerits. All these procedures reduce the rate of open surgery in urolithiasis. But these procedures are very costly and limited to urban areas only.
Aim: - To see the effect of Trikantak Churnawith Madhu and Ajadugdhain Mutrashmari.
Objectives: - To review Mutrashmari as per ayurvedic and modern point of view. To review Trikantak Churna, Madhu, Aja dugdha and its mode of action on Mutrashmari. To see the mode of action of Ajadugdha on Mutrashmari.
Materials and methods: -A sample size of 30 patients was selected in which Trikantak churna (Gokshura beej) 3 gm.s With Madhu and Aja dugdha was given in BD i.e. in morning and evenoing dose for over a period of 7 days.
Results: - statistically highly significant results have been seen in all the symptoms of mutrashmari with P value (P<0.05) at 5% level of significance.