Clinical study on Ibtedai Sehar (Primary Insomnia) with therapeutic evaluation of Roghan Kaddu and Safoofe Kahu
Mohd Shamim Akhtar, Mohd Aleemuddin Quamri, MA Siddiqui and Rajesh
Sleep is one of the basic necessities of life such as air food and water etc for every animal species from insects to mammals. Sehar (Insomnia) is described as sleeplessness and its causes considered as yaboosate sada or yaboosate maddi saudavi, hararat wa yaboosat sada or maddi safravi, accumulation of rutubate shor in brain, plethora of body with waste humours, mal digestion, acute fevers and their toxic irritable vapours, acute sadness, apprehensions, and phobias etc. Sehar has been classified into Sehar Yabis, Sehar Rutubi, and others. This study was a single blind to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Unani formulation (Roghan Kaddu, Safoof Kahu) in Ibtedai Sehar (Primary Insomnia. The test drug Roghan Kaddu: 5 ml for local application over the scalp and Sofoof Kahu: 5 grams oral administration at night for 15 days. The data was analyzed statistically used repeated measure Anova test and using the student t-test (paired). The test drug was found significantly effective in both subjective and objective parameters. Hence, it can be concluded that the test drugs are safe and effective.
Mohd Shamim Akhtar, Mohd Aleemuddin Quamri, MA Siddiqui, Rajesh. Clinical study on Ibtedai Sehar (Primary Insomnia) with therapeutic evaluation of Roghan Kaddu and Safoofe Kahu. J Med Plants Stud 2017;5(5):01-03.