Year: 2018 | Month: December | Volume: 8 | Issue: 12 | Pages: 201-205
Intervention of Amavata (Rheumatoid Arthritis) Through Multimodal Ayurveda Approach: A Case Study
Dr Amrita Bhattarai1, Dr. Govind Kumawot2, Dr. Gopesh Mangal3
1MD Scholar, Department of Panchakarma, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India.
2MD Scholar, Department of Panchakarma, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India.
3Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Panchakarma, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India.
Corresponding Author: Dr Amrita Bhattarai
Amavata is second common joint disorder. Amavata is compared with Rheumatoid Arthritis based on similarities on signs and symptoms. Among various diseases that are managed through Ayurveda Amavata is one of them. RA is a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints and resulting in painful deformity and immobility, especially in the fingers, wrists, feet and ankles. The DMARDS and steroids used for management of Amavata have got various side effects and also don’t completely eradicate the disease. In this case study patient was given Vaitran Basti and Baluka Swedana along with some oral medicines i.e., Singhnad Guggulu 500mg twice daily, Rasna Saptak Kwath 40ml twice daily etc. So, Panchkarma procedures along with internal medications showed good result in the improvement of overall symptoms in this case of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis).
Key words: Amavata, Rheumatoid arthritis, joint disorder, joint pain, Ayurveda approach.