Role of Basti in management of pain in Ashmari (Renal Calculi)

  • Dr. Palak Rathod Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, Sri Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic College & Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Dr. Manjunath Adiga Professor, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, Sri Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic College & Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
Keywords: Ashmari, Pain, Basti, Renal Calculi

Abstract

Ashmari described by our Acharyas is one of the commonest disease found among Indian Population. This is understood as Renal or Urinary Calculi as per Contemporary Science. Urolithiasis affects about 12% of the world population at some stage in their lifetime and in India, about 12% of them are expected to have urinary stones and out of which 50% may end up with loss of kidney functions. Pain is one of the prominent symptoms experienced by patient in Ashmari. Pain is not manifested without involvement of Vata and Basti is the main treatment described to manage Vata. Few references are available in the classics regarding the same which will be discussed in the article.

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How to Cite
Dr. Palak Rathod, & Dr. Manjunath Adiga. (2020). Role of Basti in management of pain in Ashmari (Renal Calculi). Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 5(04), 289-291. Retrieved from https://www.jaims.in/jaims/article/view/984
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