To Evaluate the Efficacy of Trayodashanga Guggulu in Sandhigatavata
Keywords:Sandhigat vaat roopa, samprapti, chikitsa, trayodashanga guggulu case study.
Disorders of the musculoskeletal system are prevalent throughout the world affecting all age group. Among this, important one is Sandhigata vata, which produces disastrous consequences like physical disability in community. Sandhigata vata can be compared to Osteoarthritis, which is one of the degenerative joint disorders and it represents failure of the diarthrodial part. Ayurvedic remedies have always been successful in the treatment of this ailment and its effects, especially the preparations of Guggulu. One such formulation consisting of thirteen in valuable drugs called ‘Thrayodashanga guggulu’ has been mentioned in Cakradatta, as directly indicated in Sandhisthita vata.