A COMPARATIVE CLINICAL EVALUATION OF Acacia catechu (Linn. F.) Willd. & Azadirachta indica (A. Juss.) W.S.R. TO DIABETES MELLITUS

Ruchi Singh (Gupta), Dinesh Singh Gaur, Mita Kotecha, Manoj K Gupta, Samita Puri

Abstract


Abstract

Objective

Comparison of effectiveness of drug Khadira twak churna in Group A and Nimba twak churna in Group B given same dose on patients of Diabetes mellitus.

Method

Patients between 30-70 yrs. of age with clinical signs and symptoms of Diabetes mellitus from OPD and IPD of Govt. Hospital were selected for the present work; irrespective of their sex, religion, education etc. Detailed research proforma was prepared incorporating all the signs and symptoms of the disease Diabetes. Changing life style, lack of exercise, fast foods, improper unbalanced diet, and sedentary life are showing upward trend in India. This has lead to the emergence of Diabetes Mellitus in the region. In the present study a protocol was made to manage the Madhumeha patient by herbal drugs by the applying all the modern parameters. The second type of DM (NIDDM) has a slow, gradual development of symptoms, so that often years pass without the victim being aware of any change. In Avaranajanya /Santarpanajanya Madhumeha the Kapha and Pitta get vitiated due to etiological factors mainly concordant with them, which obstruct the path of Vata causing its provocation & leading to the manifestation of the disease Madhumeha. Here vitiation of Vata occurs due to the Avarana. Total 64 patients were registered, out of which 60 patients were completed the course. They were randomly distributed, 30 patients in Group A (Khadira twak Churna) and 30 patients in Group B (Nimba twak Churna). On analysis of the results, it was found that Group-B (Nimba Twak Churna) was found as the more benefited group.It showed significant as well as highly significant changes with good percentage relief in clinical sign & symptoms of DM.

Results

 

After 60 days treatment the data shows that clinical signs and symptoms of DM like Prabhoot Mootrata (Polyuria) is relieved by 72.2% in Group A & 82.2% in Group B, Aavil Mootrata (Turbidity in Urine) is relieved by 67.00% in Group A & 72.66% in Group B, Pipasa Adhikya (Polydipsia) is relieved by 58.33% in Group A & 70.00% in Group B, Kshuda Adhikya (Polyphagia) is relieved by 53.12% in Group A & 59.00% in Group B, Swedadhikya (Excessive Sweating) is relieved by 40.00% in Group A & 55.55% in Group B, Daurbalyata (Weakness) is relieved by 67.00% in Group A & 72.66% in Group B, Aalasya (Lassitude) is relieved by 29.03% in Group A & 58.49% in Group B, Vibandha (Constipation) is relieved by 30.2% in Group A & 57.49% in Group B, Malavritta Jihwa (Coated Tongue) is relieved by 33.33% in Group A & 50.00% in Group B, Kar Paada Daha (Burning sensation in hand & feet) is relieved by 26.15% in Group A & 61.60% in Group B and Madhurasyata (Sweatness of Mouth) ) is relieved by 28.57% in Group A & 50.00% in Group B.

 

Conclusion

It was observed from the treatment that Nimba twak Churna comparatively provided better relief in clinical signs and symptoms of Diabetes mellitus.

 


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