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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 9, Issue 2, December 2013 pp 295-298

Research Article

Efficacy of Ashwagandha Kshirpak on Anxiety Neurosis


Alka K. Bhandare*, Kurawar Rashmi**, Dattatreya V. Patil***, Shrikiran M. Mudipiri****,

Bandale Mukund*****

{*Associate Professor, Rachna Sharir, **Assistant Professor, Panchkarma, ***Associate Professor, Samhita Sidhant

****Associate Professor, Kayachikista, *****Assistant Professor, Rachna Sharir}

Dhanwantari Ayurved Medical College, Udgir, Latur, Maharashtra, INDIA.

Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.



CHINTA mentioned in charaksamhita can be correlated with Anxiety neurosis. Anxiety leads to over activeness of thyroid glands. Apart from other symptoms of body [debility, headache, loss of appetite, cardiac pain, etc.] and of mind [insomnia, loss of memory, fear of disease, loss of concentration, anger, etc.] anxiety has relevent impact on pulse, weight, respiratory rate and blood pressure.Benzodiazepines and other drugs OF ALLOPATHY leads to physical dependence and systemic complication. Rejuvenate[rasayana] therapy of Ayurveda keeps enzyme in the tissue cells at normal functioning level and promotes tranquility of mind which prevents ageing process and makes him/her disease free during advanced age. A single non comparative blind study was conducted on 30 patients of this disease and the statistical analysis showed that ashwangdha Kshirpak reduced to debility 64% tremors to 64.28%.Headeche to 65.21%, loss of appetite 62.96%, excessive sweating to 52.94%, cardiac pain to 57.89%, fear of disease to 59.25%, anger to 57.14%, Memory loss to 63.63%, and insomnia to 62.94%. ASHWANGDHA Kshirpak has shown effectiveness in maintaining normal pulse rate , respiratory rate, blood pressure and weight gain of the person. Thus this study shows that ASHWANGDHA Kshirpak is significantly effective in relieving the clinical symptoms of anxiety neurosis ( Chinta)