• Published
    18-01-2024
  • Issue
    Vol: 28 Issue: 01, 2024
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EFFECT OF SIDDHA HERBAL FORMULATION MOOLAROGA CHOORANAM ON RATTHA MOOLAM (BLEEDING PILES) – AN OPEN CLINICAL STUDY

  • Anbarasan B

Keywords:-Rattha Moolam, Moolaroga Chooranam, Clinical trial

ABSTRACT:-
Background: Siddha system of medicine is one among the AYUSH medicinal system, being practised in India. Haemorrhoids or Piles compared with Moolam in Siddha literature and is classified into 21 types. Rattha Moolam (Bleeding piles) is one amongst them. Aim: The aim of the study is to evaluate the effect of Siddha herbal formulation Moolaroga Chooranam (MC) in the treatment of Rattha Moolam (Bleeding Piles). Materials and Methods: In the present study 40 patients having cordial symptoms of bleeding piles were taken. It was a Non Randomized open clinical trial conducted between August 2016 and June 2017 at Arignar Anna Government Hospital of Indian Medicine. All the patients were treated with Moolaroga Chooranam for 48 days and the results were observed. In observation, clinical findings were noted on 0th, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, 35th, 42nd, and 49th day. Improvement was assessed by Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) Score. Statistical Analysis: The improvement in the Health Assessment Questionnaire Score was statistically analysed at the end of the treatment using Paired ‘t’ test. Results: After the assessment of difference in the HAQ score before and after treatment, P value was 0.0001, which was extremely significant. Conclusions: The Siddha herbal formulation Moolaroga chooranam is significantly effective in the treatment of Bleeding Haemorroids.