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Original Research Article

Year: 2019 | Month: March | Volume: 9 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 137-142

Clinical Study of Drakshadi Yoga in Childhood Kasa (Cough)

Upadhyay P. S1, Sahu Amber2

1Assistant Professor, Department of Kaumarbhritya/Balroga, Faculty of Ayurveda, Banaras Hindu University Uttar Pradesh 221005.
2MD Scholar, Department of Kaumarbhritya/Balroga, Faculty of Ayurveda, Banaras Hindu University, Uttar Pradesh 221005.

Corresponding Author: Upadhyay P. S


Aim of study: -The aim of study was to evaluate Clinical efficacy of Drakshadi Yoga a plant preparation in the children suffering from Kasa (cough). Drakshadi Yoga which contains Draksha (Vitis vinifera), Pippali (Piper longum), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) and Vasa (Adhatoda vasica). All these drugs have been described to have anti cough and antimicrobial properties in scholarly article.
Material & methods: - For clinical study, a total number of 15 cases including male and female child were registered. Test Drug was given in dose 8-10mg/kg/dose thrice in a day for 14 days in children suffering from cough. All the treated cases were assessed at each follow up on 3rd day, 7th day and 14th day. Efficacy of drugs was assessed clinically on the basis of score provided as per the scoring table and also on the basis of investigations
Result: - Signs and symptoms of Kasa persist maximum up to 2nd follow up, and on 3rd follow up improvement in clinical signs and symptoms were found significant.
Conclusion: -In all cases significant improvement was observed.

Key words: Kasa, Cough, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Drakshadi yoga.

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