Vol. 6, Issue 7 (2017)
Preparation of Vachadi syrup: Treatment for Pratishaya
Lowkesh Chandravanshi, Dr. Chethan Kumar Vk And Nagaratna Jartarghar
Among Nasagatha Rogas (Nasal disorders), most of the Acharyas described Pratishyaya (Rhinitis) with its complications which prove the seriousness of the disease. Acharya Sushruta mentioned that Pratishyaya is the disease condition in which Vata, Pitta and Kapha dusti were observed. The symptoms of Pratishyaya resembles to allergic rhinitis which is characterized by sudden and frequent attacks of sneezing profuse watery nasal discharge associated with nasal obstruction which is intermittent, watering of the eye, heaviness of head, respiratory distress and anosmia. Vachadi yoga is a medicine which is mentioned in Harita samhita, contains the ingredients like Vacha (Acorus calamus), Amalaki (Phyllanthus emblica), Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica) Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Shunthi (Gingiber officinale), Yavani (Trachyspermum ammi). In the context of treatment, method of preparation is of utmost importance. In this article Vachadi syrup is prepared by using modern pharmaceutical equipments and during the process of preparation, the method of preparation of syrup (sharkar kalpna) explained by Ayurveda Acharyas has been incorporated.
How to cite this article:
Lowkesh Chandravanshi, Dr. Chethan Kumar Vk And Nagaratna Jartarghar. Preparation of Vachadi syrup: Treatment for Pratishaya. Pharma Innovation 2017;6(7):99-103.