Clinical study on efficacy of triphaladi yoni varti in slaishmiki yoni vyapat (vulvo vaginal candidiasis)

Clinical study on efficacy of triphaladi yoni varti in slaishmiki yoni vyapat (vulvo vaginal candidiasis)

Author: 
Sireesha K.L., Asokan, V., Gayathri bhat, N.V. and Prathima
Abstract: 

Slaishmiki Yonivyapat is considered as one among the 20 Yonivyapat and the symptoms of this condition can be co-related to vulvo vaginal candidiasis which is the commonest infection with an incidence of 75%. Slaishmiki yoni vyapat is characterized by clinical features of Kapha Vriddhi3. The aggravated Kapha along with abnormal functions of Vata reaches the reproductive organs of women results in Kandu (itching in vulva and vagina), Sheeta (discharge without warmth), Picchila (slimy mucoid discharge), mild pain and pallor of the Vulva. For this condition anubhuta yoga of Triphaladi yonivarti was prepared and standardized. The Varti was easy to administer and didn’t revealed any adverse drug reaction too. The drugs posses Vipareeta guna like Rooksha, Teekshna etc. Which combats the Slaishmiki Yonivyapat lakshanas. The study was carried out among 30 subjects where there was highly significant result in relieving the clinical features like Picchilasrava, Sheetasrava, Yoni Kandu, Yoni Vedana and the objective parameter of the pap smear for presence of pseudohyphae of candida albicans too. Triphaladi Yonivarti was administered vaginally to the patient for 7 days twice a day. Follow up vaginal smear was taken on 8th day after treatment to assess presence of candida species. Thus Triphaladi Yonivarti was found highly effective in the management of Slaishmiki Yonivyapat (Vulvo Vaginal Candidiasis).

Paper No: 
1456