Evaluation of the efficacy of Shiva modaka on Hematological, Biochemical and Immunological Parameters in the management of malnutrition among school going children

  • Dr. Pradeep EK Assistant Professor, Muniyal Institute of Ayurveda Medical Sciences, Manipal, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Dr. Ravishankar Shenoy Professor, Muniyal Institute of Ayurveda Medical Sciences, Manipal, Karnataka, INDIA.
Keywords: Malnutrition, Bala Shosha, Kuposhana, Shiva Modaka, Karshya, Hematological, Biochemical, Immunological

Abstract

Malnutrition is an issue of global dimensions affecting all ages. Malnutrition in children is common in early age especially during infancy and weaning. However, it also prevails during early schooling. In adults and elderly it is studied as under Protein Energy Malnutrition. It has not only short term adverse effects but also exhibits long term sustained and progressive effects. Kuposhana/Bala Shosha is explained in the Ayurveda literatures and elaborate therapeutic interventions are also described. The disease Karshya also applies to this condition. Shiva Modaka, a drug described under Bala Roga seems to act on vide dimensions of pediatric health with indications in common pediatric ailments too. The present clinical study is an effort to evaluate the efficacy of the said drug on hematological, biochemical and immunological parameters in Malnutrition in school going children.

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Dr. Pradeep EK, & Dr. Ravishankar Shenoy. (2020). Evaluation of the efficacy of Shiva modaka on Hematological, Biochemical and Immunological Parameters in the management of malnutrition among school going children. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 5(01), 6-9. Retrieved from https://www.jaims.in/jaims/article/view/807
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