Ayurvedic Successful Management of Nodular Episcleritis with Prolonged Period Follow Up-A Case Report

  • Shantala Priyadarshini Director and Senior Consultant, Dr. Vijay’s Ayurveda Research & Therapy centre, Mysore, India.
  • Pannaga N Terragundi PG Scholar, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Ayurvedic Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • Pooja Gangadkar PG Scholar, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Ayurvedic Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • Priyanka Research Associate, Dr. Vijay’s Ayurveda Research & Therapy centre, Mysore, India.
Keywords: Nodular Episcleritis, Prolonged Period Follow Up, Mahayogaraja guggulu, Balarista.

Abstract

Episcleritis, an acute unilateral or bilateral inflammation, usually idiopathic or autoimmune condition with or without underlying systemic condition is a troublesome manifestation of red eye reported. It manifests as red or pinkeye, varied mild pain to foreign body sensation, tender discomfort on touch, commonly recurs. As an acute condition patient seeks medical assistance. Ayurveda recognised this either as Sirajala, Siraharsha, Sirajapidika and a Shuklabhagaroga. Here a young lady with painful repeated manifestation of episcleritis is reported seeking Ayurveda for holistic management of the condition after repeatedly trying other systems in vain. Patient was treated with suitable Shodhana, Kriyakalpa followed by necessary Dinacharya and Rasayana ensuring non recurrence; Deepan pachana, Anulomana, Kriyakalpa, Rasyana chosen were all Chakshushyadravyas. To add up to synchronize the effect of yoga therapies advised, to achieve non recurrence of symptoms.

Trikatu, Trivrt, Triphala, Yashtimadhu, Madhu, Ghrta known Chakshushyadravya having vitamins and trace elements known to be highly beneficial to the eye and all sense organs was advocated, Kriyakalpa play a major role in immediate mitigation of symptoms and also prevents recurrence. Seka is most accepted Kriyakapla for enhancing quick relief, non recurrence, cost effective Ayurveda management reported after a prolonged period of follow up for a year. Yoga therapy included Suryanamaskar, Anulomaviloma pranayama and Trataka, Ayurveda and yoga when added to management ensured non recurrence.

Author Biography

Pooja Gangadkar, PG Scholar, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Ayurvedic Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka.

PG Scholar, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Ayurvedic Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Published
2021-10-17
How to Cite
Shantala Priyadarshini, Pannaga N Terragundi, Pooja Gangadkar, & Priyanka. (2021). Ayurvedic Successful Management of Nodular Episcleritis with Prolonged Period Follow Up-A Case Report . International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharma Research, 9(9), 74-79. https://doi.org/10.47070/ijapr.v9i9.2010
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