A Review on Role of Shankhpushpi Kalka and Yashtimadhu Taila Shirodhara towards the Management of Anidra

  • Sanjay Kumar
  • Diwakar Patel
  • Archana Tiwari
  • Arunesh Dwivedi
  • Buddhi Lal Prajapati
  • Mohit Verma

Abstract

Insomnia (Anidra) is one of the common health issues of current global scenario and number of such patients increases day by day sue to the diversified living pattern. The disease mainly associated with mental anxiety, grief, anger, depression and presence of other disease conditions. The modern medical science utilizes antipsychotic, sedatives and anti-depressant medicine for the management of insomnia while Ayurveda focuses to pacify disease pathology through Shodhna; Shirodhara, Nasya karma, Murdhni Chikitsa, use of natural herbs and Ayurveda formulations. The Ayurveda formulations containing herbs like Shankhpushpi and Yashtimadhu offers beneficial effects in Anidra, therefore in present article we emphasizes role of some classical therapies for the management of Anidra.


Keywords: Ayurveda, Anidra, Shankhpushpi, Shirodhara, Yashtimadhu

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Kumar S, Patel D, Tiwari A, Dwivedi A, Prajapati BL, Verma M. A Review on Role of Shankhpushpi Kalka and Yashtimadhu Taila Shirodhara towards the Management of Anidra. JDDT [Internet]. 6Dec.2019 [cited 24Oct.2020];9(4-A):884-6. Available from: http://www.jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/3771