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Comparative Study of Triphala Ghrita Aschyotan and Hydroxy propyl methyl cellulose eye drop in Dry eye syndrome

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Dr. Sarita Santosh Mulik
» doi: 10.48047/ecb/2023.12.si6.184


Dry eye is a disorder of the tear film which occurs due to tear deficiency or excessive tear evaporation; it causes damage to the interpalpebral ocular surface and is associated with a variety of symptoms reflecting ocular discomfort. Sushrutacharya described Shushkaakshipak vyadhi in vataj netrarogas as sadhya vyadhi in Uttartantra of Sushruta Samhita. It mainly causes shushkta in Netra.Considering the symptoms found in Shushkaakshipak it can be related to Dry eye Syndrome in modern science. Aschyotana is one of the Kriyakalpas described in Ayurveda. Aschyotana means instillation of eye drops. In Aschyotana procedure Acharya have described use of snigdha and madhur rasatmaka dravya in Vatapittajanya Vyadhi. As,Triphala Ghrita prepared for this study is vatta pittaghana, Chakshushya and having properties of snigdha guna and is easily available

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