TO STUDY ETIOPATHOGENESIS OF AMLAPITTA AND MANAGEMENT WITH KAMADHUDHA RASA.
Introduction: Amlapitta has become a common ailment in modern civilized society in view of the irregular dietetic habits. Chronic diet-related diseases are on rise around the world due to new lifestyles and eating habits. In Ayurveda, Amlapitta is a disease in which secretion of Amla and Ushna guna of Pitta takes place which causes burning sensation. Material and methods: In this study, 50 patients randomly divided into two groups. Group A- Kamdudha Rasa administered along with honey. Group B- Kamdudha Rasa administered with lukewarm for 12 weeks. Diet, exercise and behavior changes was advised along with the treatment, Assessment was done on scoring pattern of subjective parameters. Result: In group A, result was found as 88% patients had total relief of all the symptoms within 15 days. Total 3.3% patients had no relief at all. In the group B, 75% of patients got relief within 15th days. 6.6% of patients had no relief. Conclusion: The present study concludes that, there is an economic and social burdens of Urdhwaga Amlapitta, and it is important for patients to have access to diet and lifestyle modifications. Amlapitta can be managed effectively with administration of Kamadhudha Rasa.
Keywords: Amlapitta, gastritis, heart burning, Kamdudha