Evaluation of the effect and efficacy of selected herbal formula from ola leaves manuscript in the management of migraine
MAM Perera, KGC Dissanayake
Migraine is a common brain disorder with high disability rates which involves a series of abnormal neuronal networks, interacting at different levels of the central and peripheral nervous system, with a significant impact on the world population, in both economic and sociologic capacities. The treatment modalities have been unsuccessful even in this modern technologically-advanced era. Thus in this research, it was intended to investigate the effect of Nasya formulae in ola leave manuscript for migraine control in Sri Lanka. A sample of Migraine was compared for the efficacy of selected herbal formula (Group A) vs. Migraine QR tablet (Group B) for the duration of 14 days for their Frequency of Headache, Headache Intensity and Headache related disability before and after treatment. After 14 days treatment, patients of the group A and group B showed significant decrease in Frequency of Headache. Headache Intensity in Group A was reduced from sever to mild and in Group B severe to moderate condition. It was indicated that the treatment method of Group A is more effective to control Headache Intensity than of Group B. In Group A Headache Related Disability was reduced from moderate to mild and in Group B was not. The overall results of present study evidenced that the short term administration of new herbal formulation has shown significant effect in decreasing the migraine related parameters. So the new Nasya herbal formulation is an effective remedy for the management of Migraine.