Ayurvedic management of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura - A Case Study

  • Dr. Shriti Agrawal M.D. Scholar, Department of Kayachikitsa, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India
  • Harish Bhakuni Assistant Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India
  • Ram Kishor Joshi H.O.D. and Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India

Abstract

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is characterised by immunologic destruction of  platelets and normal or increased megakaryocytes in the bone marrow. On the basis of clinical presentation , Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is classified into acute and chronic  forms  in which severe bleeding, or insidious with slow development with mild or no symptoms occcurs. According to Ayurvedic classics ITP can be correlated with Tiryaga Raktapitta as in this disease all the Dosas are vitiated and are circulating in the blood stream and manifested subcutaneously. The present case study was dealt with, the chronic form of disease, to check the bleeding and to stop the destruction of platelets. In this case an effort was made to treat a 35 years old female patient having symptoms - blackish patches in forehead and in both lower legs, bleeding from nose and excessive bleeding during menses since 3 years  treated with Giloya and Durwa swarasa, Ojaswani churna, Shatavari Churna, Akik Pishti, Shudha Sphatika and Aamlaki Churna in BD dose in combination  with normal water in oral form for 7 months. After 7 months of treatment patient got much improvement in symptoms with increase in platelets counts.


 

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Dr. Shriti Agrawal, M.D. Scholar, Department of Kayachikitsa, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India

M.D. Scholar, Department of Kayachikitsa, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India

Harish Bhakuni, Assistant Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India

Assistant Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India

Ram Kishor Joshi, H.O.D. and Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India

H.O.D. and Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, India

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Agrawal, D. S., Bhakuni, H., & Joshi, R. K. (2019). Ayurvedic management of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura - A Case Study. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(2-s), 508-510. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i2-s.2669