Appendicitis

  • Appendicitis is seen in age group of 10 to 30 years
  • In acute septic conditions, rupture may take place, so we must be very careful,
  • Ruptures may cause
  • Ovaries and fallopian tubes can also be infected.

Symptoms

  • Fever, nausea, vomiting, severe pain in lower right abdomen are common feature.
  • Tenderness is seen.
  • Three signs will be positive here (Rowsing’s sign, Psoas sign, Obturator signs )

Diagnosis

  • Clinical diagnosis is possible.
  • WBC may be increased.
  • X-ray, Ultra sound are not useful but CT may be useful.
  • Ultra sound can rule out other causes like kidney stone etc.
  • In 15 % of cases which are opened up for appendicitis, appendix is found to be normal.
  • To prevent the rupture, operation is done.
  • Sometimes rupture may be fatal.
  • Chronic appendicitis can be considered as antarvidradhi and is treated accordingly.

Treatment principle

  • Antarvidradi and dhatu pakahara ousadhas
  • Ama pacana ousadhas
  • In acute phases, it is better to refer to an allopathic hospital chronic conditions can be considered as antharvidradi and should be treated with amapacanam and antarvidradhi cikitsa is employed.

 

Kasayam

  • Amrtotaram kasayam – 60 ml twice a day before food
  • Trayanthyadi kasayam – 60 ml twice a day before food
  • Kaidaryadi kasayam – 60 ml twice a day before food

 

Curnam

  • Kaidaryadi curnam 1 tsp along with hot water bd after food.

 

Gulika

  • Vilvadi gulika 2-0-2 after food
  • Dhanvantara gulika 2-0-2 after food
  • Sudarsana gulika 2-0-2 after food
  • Vettumaran gulika 2-0-2 after food
  • Sanjivini vati 2-0-2 with kasayam

 

Ghrtam (Recovery phase)

  • Crahanyantaka ghrtam – 1 teaspoon with milk at night
  • Cangeryatjhi ghrtam – 1 teaspoon with milk at night
  • Trayantyadi ghrtam – 1 teaspoon with milk at night
  • Varandadi ghrma – 1 teaspoon with milk at night
  • Astamanagala ghrtam – 1 teaspoon with milk at night

 

Asavam

  • Madukasavam is highly effective in these cases – 20 – 25 ml twice a day after food
  • Sudarsanasavam – 20 – 25 ml twice a day after food.
  • Parpatakaristam – 20 – 25 ml twice a day after food,.

 

Rasa ousadhas

  • Agnikumara ras – 1-0-1 after food.
  • Abharaka bhasmam – 125 to 250 mg with honey morning and night after food
  • Sangu bhasmam – 250 to 500 mg with honey morning and night after food.
  • Svarnamaksika bhasmam- 250 to 500 mg with honey morning and night after food.
  • For the prevention of the reccurance of appencicitis we can recommend trayantyadi kasayam 60 ml with vilvadi gutika in 1 st phase. In second phase charngeryadi ghrtam.
  • In the later phases, mala sodhana can be done.