Effect of Gunja Lepa in Nasarshas (Nasal Polyp) - A Case Series

  • Sneha P K Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Shalakya Tantra, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
  • Deeraj B C Head of the Department, Department of Shalakya Tantra, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
  • Deeksha R Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Shalakya Tantra, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
  • Anuja K Simon Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Shalakya Tantra, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Ayurveda, Nasarshas, Nasavarodha, Nasal obstruction, Gunja Lepa, Upavisha, Nasal Polyp, Anubhuta, Case study

Abstract

Background - Nasarshas is a mass in nasal cavity which creates breathing difficulty, sneezing and snoring and can be correlated to Nasal polyps. Materials & Methods - A case series was done in 5 patients using Gunja Lepa as nasal application in patients of Nasarshas. Size of the polyp and Symptoms like Nasavarodha and Kshavatu were assessed. Result - In more than 50 % of the polyps, there were reduction in size. Rather than statistical significant, subjective relief of the patient was more significant in nasal obstruction.

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How to Cite
Sneha P K, Deeraj B C, Deeksha R, & Anuja K Simon. (2022). Effect of Gunja Lepa in Nasarshas (Nasal Polyp) - A Case Series. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 7(1), 440 - 443. Retrieved from https://www.jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1719
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