Comparative clinical study of Alambushadi Churna and Dwipanchmuladya Tail Basti in the management of Amavata vis-a–vis Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Sunil Kumar1 MD, Department of Kayachikitsa, Govt. Ayurveda College, Patna, Bihar, INDIA.
  • J.P. Singh Associate Professor, Division of Panchkarma, Govt. Ayurveda College, Patna, Bihar, INDIA.
  • O.P. Singh Professor and Head, Department of Kayachikitsa, Faculty of Ayurveda. I.M.S.,Govt. Ayurveda College, Patna, Bihar, INDIA.
  • Mukesh Kumar 4Associate Professor, Department of Shalakya Tanra, Govt. Ayurveda College, Patna, Bihar, INDIA.
Keywords: Alambushadi Churna, Dwipanchmuladya Taila Basti, Amavata, Aam, Rheumatoid Arthritis.


In Ayurvedic text book, Amavata symptom is mentioned as swelling, joint pain, numbness, appetite loss, indigestion and fever. In Charaka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita, Amavata is mentioned as a syndrome called Vatavyadhi, a diverse group of symptoms that are organized according to the systemic and local manifestations of Vata Dosha. According to the Charaka Samhita of Vatavyadhi, when Vata affects the Asthi and Majja there is painful swelling and immobility of the joints. Hence clinical study is planned to evaluate effect of Alambushadi Churna and in the Management of Amavata for that 60 Patients having classical symptomatology of Amavata have been selected from Kayachikitsa OPD and IPD of Sir Sunder Lal Hospital, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and divided in two groups. Results of study shows that the sign and symptoms e.g., Loss of appetite, Angamarda, Alasya etc. due to derangement of Aam are observed to be improved in by Alambushadi Churna oral dose compared to Methotrexate.