Review on Significance of Kushmanda Lavana Nasya for Hypothyrodism in Adolescence

Authors

  • Adarsha C. Patil P.G Scholar, Department of P.G. Studies in Kaumarabhritya, Alva's Ayurveda Medical College, Moodbidri, India
  • B. Narayan Pai Associate Professor, Department of P.G. Studies in Kaumarabhritya, Alva's Ayurveda Medical College, Moodbidri, India
  • Jithesh Chowta Assistant Professor, Department of P.G. Studies in Kaumarabhritya, Alva's Ayurveda Medical College, Moodbidri, India

Keywords:

Adolescence, Hypothyroidism, Kushmanda Lavana Nasya, Nasya

Abstract

Prevalence of Hypothyroidism in Indian population is about 0.135% with a ratio of 1:2.8 in male and female, more than 65% with etiology of autoimmune basis1. Acquired hypothyroidism is thrice more common than the congenital2. Approximately 9% of Indian Adolescence are facing this condition with an improper growth and development3. Management of Hypothyroidism in contemporary science is only on Hormonal replacement therapy but in Ayurveda it can be done by Kushmanda lavana Nasya as mentioned in Bhaishajya Ratnavali4. Kushmanda plays an important role in balancing the production of tyrosine as well as immunity in Adolescence then Lavana improves the metabolism in the body. Thus, we made an attempt to explain the role of Kushmanda Lavana Nasya for Hypothyroidism in Adolescence. 

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Published

11-03-2022

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A. C. Patil, B. N. Pai, and J. Chowta, “Review on Significance of Kushmanda Lavana Nasya for Hypothyrodism in Adolescence”, IJRAMT, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 3–5, Mar. 2022.

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