Tila taila as sneha abhyanga in sandhigatavata for swelling to
prove the theory "Snehat Vatam Smayati"
AUTHORS : Kalita Upen1
, Deka Himamoni2
, Barman Niten3 DOI No. : DOI Link. : Ayurveda is the science of life as well as the
longevity. It’s aim is to preserve the positive health of a
healthy person and to cure the disease of the diseased one.
whole treatment is based on two siddantas only- samanya
siddhanta and vishesh siddhanta . Out of these, guna vishesh
siddhanta which is related to opposite guna, was taken to see
the role of tila taila as sneha abhyanga (external massage)
in Sandhigatavat in relation to swelling and to prove the
theory “Snehat Vatam Smayati”. Methods: 30 patients of
Sandhigatavata, age 40 – 70 years were selected randomly
from OPD and IPD of Govt. Ayurvedic College & Hospital.
Results: In the series of trial for 21 days , swelling was
relieved faster than other sign and symptoms. Swelling before
treatment mean ±SD was 1.10 ±.662 and after 21 days of
treatment declined to .40±.498 (p<.001). Statistically it
showed a high significant result corresponding to indication
of a highly effective intervention for decrease in swelling
Discussion: This study was found to be in consistent with
other studies carried out in different parts of the world.
Conclusion: Statistically significant results indicates
effective intervention of Til Taila for decrease in the symptom
of swelling in Sandhigatavat (OA). This study may be used
as a baseline study for more advanced studies.