Vol. 6, Issue 5, Part A (2018)
Traditional medicinal plants used for the treatment of asthma in Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Author(s): Gyanesh Dash, KT Kumar Goura Ranjan Mohanty, Diptiman Sahoo, Gyanranjan Mahalik and Sagarika Parida
Abstract: Asthma, issue of the respiratory system in which the entries that empower air to go into and out of the lungs occasionally limited, causing hacking, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma is one in every of the foremost common chronic diseases in fashionable society and it's evident that its incidence and severity are increasing, but little is thought concerning the plants utilized in the management of the sickness. The current study is an approach to find some cheap treatment for asthma. Herbs have been utilized from the early human advancement on wards as a medication for a wide range of disease. Disregarding the improvement in the health science and creation of modern synthetic drugs, plants still involve an essential part in the modern and traditional system of medicine in everywhere throughout the world. Asthma is well recorded in the primitive Ayurvedic texts. In Sanskrit, asthma is known as Svasaroga, Svasa means “breathing in and out,” and roga means “disease.” According to the ancient Ayurvedic text, the Charak Samhita, there are five types of Asthma: Mahasvasa, Urdhvasvasa, Chinnasvasa, tamakasvasa and Ksudrasvasa. Amongst these 5 kinds first 3 aren't curable. 'Tamak-shwas is controllable and is difficult to remedy. The ultimate one is curable. To find the answer of different medicinal plants used for asthma we carried out a survey among the different Ayurvedic physician available in Bhubaneswar city as well as different medicine inhabitants. During interviewed or consulted about 36 doctors and 13 medicine inhabitants in the town from which 26 accepted to give a response during survey. We prepared a questionnaire to know the views of their treatment on asthma. The results are very much encouraging and help in treatment of asthma.
How to cite this article:
Gyanesh Dash, KT Kumar Goura Ranjan Mohanty, Diptiman Sahoo, Gyanranjan Mahalik and Sagarika Parida. Traditional medicinal plants used for the treatment of asthma in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2018; 6(5): 57-60.