UNDERSTANDING OF PRATISHYAYA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO RHINITIS
Khatavakar Mamata Yallappa*, V. R. Hiremath
Pratishyaya is most common problem amongst Nasagata vikara in most of the condition there may incompatible food articles, allergic history or Seasonal or sometimes it may because of Deviated Nasal Septum or Nasal polyp. Problem with such patients approaching Ayurvedic physicians for permanent solution. Rhinitis is a most common condition of present era due to increased exposure to environmental pollution and unwholesome diet. Rhinitis patient’s experiences irritant and felling exhausted, and fed-up. Acharyas have dealt different verities of effective treatment in terms of Shodhana like Vamana, Nasya, Basti, Dhumapana, Lepa, Kavala, Swedana, Langhana, Avapeedan Nasya, Shamana chikitsa, Pathya and Apathya which play important role in pacifying the diseases Pratishyaya. In this article Classical literature as well as modern medicine and comparison between the same with interpretation and Research article and previous Dissertation work done has been taken as reference in reviving this article.Keywords: Partishyaya, Rhinitis, Vatadosha, Pittadosha, Kaphadosha, Nidana, Cause, Chikitsa, Pathya.
Dr. Khatavakar Mamata Yallappa, P. G. Scholar, Dept. of P. G. Studies in Shalakyatantra, S.V.M. Ayurvedic Medical College and P.G. Center, Ilkal, Karnataka, India. Cell: 9008936855