Vol. 11, Issue 5, Part A (2023)
Ayurvedic management of Tamak shwas (bronchial asthma) in Kaumarbhritya a case report
Author(s): Abhishek Kamble and Rohit Gadkari
Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases. An estimated 300 million people worldwide suffer from asthma, with 250,000 annual deaths attributed to the disease. Bronchial asthma is one of the chronic inflammatory disorders of the respiratory tract causing a huge number of deaths annually. Increased industrialization and pollution are the exacerbating factors for this situation. Tamaka Shwasa is a broad term, which includes many diseases where dyspnoea is a characteristic symptom. There are five classes of shwasa: Kshudra, Tamak, Chhinna, Maha and Urdhava shwasa. Tamak shwasa is Kaphaand Vatadominant. Tamak shwasa is main disease of pranvaha strotas. In Ayurveda, this miserable condition is comparable with Tamaka Shwasa, in this case report 12 yr female patient diagnosed with Tamaka Shwas treated with Ayurvedic management successfully.
How to cite this article:
Abhishek Kamble, Rohit Gadkari. Ayurvedic management of Tamak shwas (bronchial asthma) in Kaumarbhritya a case report. Int J Herb Med 2023;11(5):27-29. DOI: 10.22271/flora.2023.v11.i5a.885