Arya Archana, Tripathi Sanjay K R, Shukla Shweta
Objective: Modern era is an era of sedentary life style. Due to this altered life style and food habits, human beings are becoming more vulnerable to many disorders. The disease which is caused due to the vitiation of Rakta initiated by the morbid Vata is called Vatarakta. The status of Vatarakta is often compared with Gout in the allied sciences. This study mainly aims to evaluate the efficacy of Trivritadi Kwath (TK) in the management of Vatarakta (Gout) and to provide a reliable, cost effective Ayurvedic treatment for Gout. Materials and Methods: The study was conducted over 34 patients of Vatarakta (Gout) for a period of 45 days with follow up of 15 days and were selected from the O.P.D. of Kayachikitsa department of Rishikul Campus, Uttarakhand Ayurved University, Haridwar on the basis of inclusion and exclusion criteria by applying appropriate statistical test. Patients was assessed on the basis of subjective and objective parameters, before and after trial. Result: The effect of trial was assessed on the basis of percentage relief on subjective and objective parameters. Maximum improvement was found in Shotha (Swelling) i.e. 89.66%, Overall response was complete relief in 17.65% of patients, marked improvement in 11.76% of patients, moderate improvement in 23.52% of patients, mild improvement in 47.06% of patients in Gout. Conclusion: It is concluded that Trivritadi Kwath (TK) is effective in managing the patients of Gout by checking its pathogenesis because of Agnideepan (increase digestive fire), Shothahar (Anti-inflammatory), Vatapitta Shamak, Mutral (diuretic) properties.
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