Role of Mushliadi Churna & Bilva Taila in the Management of Badhirya (Deafness)

The enormous problem of deafness is well known and among the major ailments, causing suffering to large number of patients throughout the world. Although modern techniques related to medical knowledge has developed into the most advanced stages, but ailments such as deafness have still remained satisfactorily unanswered. Therefore for the present clinical study deafness was selected to find medication that is suitable, acceptable and have easy compliance; from the ancient texts.

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Rajbir Singh

Time Frame

2013

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The main problem associated with the disease is hearing loss which ranges from mild to profound or total. A vast number of factors such as amilial deafness, presbycusis, and infections, autoimmune and metabolic disorders and last but not the least the ever increasing noise pollution are sources of this ailment. Presently, for the management of deafness; medical, surgical and hearing aids are available but their effectiveness remains questionable as they have lots of side-effects, limitations and very high failure rate. Therefore, to find an answer for the cure of deafness Ayurvedic texts were gone through and the disease which is similar it, as per aetiopathogenesis and clinical features is discovered to be badhirya. Thus the management of badhirya, through the formulations as mentioned in ayurvedic text were selected for the present clinical research work. The medications in present study were used through local and oral route. These types of administration have ynergistic potentiated super additive effect. As deafness has general as well as local etiological factors to its origin, therefore two routes of drug administration were selected for the eradication of the deafness Mushliadi churna was selected for oral use and Bilva taila for local use as Karnapurna. Moreover, as these drugs also have rasayana properties, there routine use can also prevent the deafness occurring due to noise pollution or as a result of increasing age. These will also improve the immunity of the body to combat other causative factors. Thus, the medications used for the management of deafness (badhirya) will not only cure but will also help to prevent the deafness.

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Publication Type

Article

Experts

Rajbir Singh

Time Frame

2013