Dr. Sanjay A. Dhurve


Kampavata (Parkinson's disease) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder associated with insidious onset, usually in second half of life, characterized by slowly progressive akinesia, rigidity, postural abnormality and tremor. Because of its crippling nature and non-available of curative treatment Parkinsonism has remained a great problem in the aging society. In this study to evaluates the role of Kapikacchu (Mucuna Pruriens) powder administrated orally and in the from Basti in the management of Kampavata (Parkinson’s Disease).After the clinical trial  there is sufficient evidence provided that Kapikacchu administered through both the routes i.e. orally and by Basti has definite role in the management of Kampavata. 


Kampa (tremor), Stambha (rigidity), Chestasanga(Bradykinesia)

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