Diarrhoea Treatment (Atisara Chikitsa) – Ayurvedic Prescription for Common Disease
Diarrhoea is a Disorder of Digestive System. In ayurveda we deal with Jathara agni (Stomach fire). Balancing Jathara agni & Dosha is primary job in Digestive problem. Pachan and Deepan Herbal Drug is given to patient for balancing Dosha and agni.
Diarrhea- Loose, watery bowel movements that may occur frequently and with a sense of urgency.
These are certain suggested choice only. The panchakarma and other procedures if any required may be rationally adopted by physician on case to case basics. The above mentioned dose is for the use of adults. However, dose and duration of therapy, pathya & apathya may be conveniently decided by the physician on case basis on ayurvedic principles.
Atisara can be treated by signal formulation or Compound formulation of Herb Plants. According to the availability and Choice of Doctor, Patient examination. The Single and Compound formulation is used.
Single Formulations for Atisara
|S.No.||Name of Formulation||Ausadh Kalpana Dose Form||Matra (daily Dose)||Anupana||Textual Reference|
|1||NagaKesara Curna (mesua ferrea)||Curna||3gm BD||Butter/Honey||B.R. Atisara chikitsa|
|2||Kutajavaleha (Holarrhena antidysenterica)||Avaleha||12gm BD||Water||B.R. Atisara Chikitsa|
|3||Kutaja Twak (Holarrhena antidysenterica)||Curna||3gm BD||Buttermilk||C.S.Su 25|
Compound Formulation for Atisara
|Sl No.||Name of Formulation||Ausadha Kalpana (Dosage form)||Matra (Daily dose)||Anupana||Textual reference|
|1||Brhat Dadimastaka Curna||Curna||3gm BD||Buttermilk, Honey||S.S.Ma.K. 6/64|
|2||Laghu Gangadhara Curna||Curna||3gm BD||Buttermilk, Honey||B.P. Atisara adhikara|
|3||Brhat Gangadhara Curna||Curna||3gm BD||Rice water, Honey||B.P. Atisara adhikara|
|4||Kapitthastaka Curna||Curna||3gm BD||Hot water||Y.R. Atisara chikitsa|
|5||Kutajarista||Arishta||20 ml BD||Equal Qty. of water after meals||S.Y. part- 1,7th prakarana|
|6||Cangeri Ghrta||Ghrta||10 gm BD||Hot water||B.P. atisara adhikara|
|7||Kapura Ras||Vati||125 gm BD||Honey||B.P. Atisara Chikitsa|
Pathya in Atisara – What to do in Diarrhea
|Cereals||Old sali rice, porridge (daliya)|
|Pulses||Masura, green gram (mudga)|
|Fruits vegetables||Jambo (jambu), pomegranate, bilva, banana, lisora, bottle gourd (lauki), patola|
|Others||Honey, cumin, coriander, buttermilk, goats milk|
|Life style||Fasting, sleeping, rest & relaxation|
Apathya in Atisara – What not to do in Diarrhea
|Cereals||Refined flour (maida)|
|Pulses||Peas (Matara), Black gram (udada), chickpea (cana)|
|Fruits vegetables||Jack fruit (katahala), beans, long cucumber (kakadi), cucumber (khira), bathua, pumpkin, plum (badara, bera), grapes|
|Others||Excess intake of water, sugarcanes juice, betel nut, betel, alcohol, curd|
|Life style||Exercise, sudation, bathing, massage, tub-bath, snuffing, sunlight exposure, day sleeping, smoking, anger, sexual indulgence, night, awakening, suppression of urges.|
All above information is taken from Central Council of Indian medicine (CCMI) – CLASSICAL AYURVEDIC PRESCRIPTIONS FOR COMMON DISEASES
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