Clinical Trial on the Effect of Baladi Yapan Basti and Vajikaraņa Yoga in the management of Oligoasthenozoospermia
Background: As far as male infertility is concerned 30-40% infertility is associated with male factor in which conditions viz. Oligozoospermia, high Viscosity of semen, low sperm motility and low volume semen are generally noted. (cabo et al 1991). For successful fertility sperm count should be 40 mill/ ml or more, but studies have shown that if sperm cells are having good progressive motility besides of less sperm count (less than 10 mill / ml), there was a reasonable, probability of conception. Objectives: To compare the effect of Balādi Yāpan Basti (Ca.Si.12/9) and their combined regimen in the patient of Śukraduşţi. Methods: For the present study, a total of 24 patients were selected randomly from the O.P.D. of Vājīkaraņa Section of Kayachikitsā Department of I.P.G.T. & R.A., Gujarat Āyurved University, Jamnagar. The patients were selected regardless of their age, religion, socio economic status etc. fully satisfying the clinical criteria for diagnosis of Oligoasthenozoospermia. Group – A (Basti Group): Patients of this group were given a course of 21 Balādi Yāpan Basti in the dose of 600 ml with 3 days interval in 3 terms by classical method with local Abhyang and Swedan. The duration of treatment was one month.(30 days). Group – B (Basti & Vājīkaraņa Yoga): Patients of this group were given Balādi Yāpan Basti in the same way as in Group - A and Vājīkaraņa Yoga in the dose of 5 gram thrice daily with Anupāna of water in the form of granules. The duration of treatment was one month.Results: In Basti group 10% patients able to impregnate their wives where as 20% patients attached complete remission. Markedly improvement was observed in 30%. Moderate improvement was found 20%. In Basti & Vājīkaraņa yoga group 10% patients also able to impregnate their wives. Where as 50% of patients were found complete remission and markedly improvement was reported in 20%. 10% patients got moderately improvement. Conclusion: In this study both the groups more effectively raised the sperm count and motility along with sexual parameters but the combined regimen offered supremacy over Basti group and offered magnanimous results.
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