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P-ISSN: 2394-0530, E-ISSN: 2320-3862

2020, Vol. 8, Issue 1, Part A

Effect of shunthi lepa in amavata: A case study

Dr. Jaya Singh and Dr. Shweta Mishra

Shunthii. e. Zinziber officinale a drug known in Ayurveda for its Shulaprashaman (pain reliever), Shothahara (Anti-inflammatory) and Amapachana (enhance metabolic activity) properties. By considering its properties from various Ayurvedic literature it is selected in context of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis). Shunthi has katu rasa, Ushna Virya, Madhura Vipaka & Tikshna-laghu-Snigdha Guna. Due to this it has vata-kapha-samaka (vata-kapha-reducing) property and shothahara (anti- inflammatory) and vedanasthapana (analgesic) karma (pharmacological action).It was used locally over affected joints with Luke warm water as a paste preparation. In this way Shunthi Lepa helps to reduce local pain, swelling, tenderness and stiffness of affected joints of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) patient.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Jaya Singh, Dr. Shweta Mishra. Effect of shunthi lepa in amavata: A case study. J Med Plants Stud 2020;8(1):50-51.
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