International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Ayurveda | India | Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023

A Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Drakshadi Avaleha in the Management of Pandu Roga

Dr. Laxmi Gautam

Abstract: Background: Anaemia is a serious health problem causes general debility, lethargy, lassitude, poor work performance, mental retardation, poor intelligence and abnormal immune response. Anemia is considered as one of the most significant problem occurring due to nutritional deprivation which hinders the linear growth and development of children. The incidence rate of anemia is 46% globally 2 billion peoples are suffering from iron deficiency anemia i. e. approximate 1/3 of the whole population. Adolescents constitute more than 20% of Indian population and more than 50% of them suffer from iron deficiency anemia. NFHS - 5 (2019) suggest about the prevalence of anemia in Indian children is 68.4% having Hb<11gm/dl but its rate is also higher among the rural children. W. H. O. declared to iron deficiency anemia as a world health problem. In Ayurvedic classics the disease is described as ?PANDU?. The available treatment of IDA, are reported with unpleasant taste and gastrointestinal effects which leads to poor compliance in children. By looking at the magnitude of the problem in children, an Ayurvedic formulation Drakshadi Avaleha has been selected for the present study to evaluate the efficacy of this trial drug in iron deficiency anaemia.

Keywords: Anaemia, Ayurveda, Drakshai Avaleha, Iron deficiency anaemia

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023,

Pages: 2208 - 2211

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