Management of Mutrakrichcha (Chronic cystitis) through Ayurveda protocol- A single case study
Mutrakrichha comes under the disorders of MutravahaSrotas and mainly deals with shoola (pain) and kricchrata (dysuria). Acharya Charaka has described eight types of Mutrakrichha. Charaka has also mentioned eight type of Mutragatha. In Mutrakrichha, the vitiated Pitta Dosha along with Vata (mainly Apana Vayu) on reaching Vasti (bladder) afflicts the MutravahaSrotas due to which the patient feels difficulty in micturition. The above mentioned symptomatology has close resemblance with urinary tract infections, as described in modern texts specifically lower urinary tract infections (urethritis and cystitis). Here we reported a new case of mutrakrichcha (chronic cystitis), a 50 year old female patient consulted to OPD with complain of mutradaha, shweta pradar, adhoudar shula, sarvang daha anubhuti since 6 years intemitently, this case manage with local treatment by yoni prakshalan with panchavalakal kashay (app.800ml) followed by yoni pichu of jatyadi taila along with internal medicines- gokshura churna, yavakshara, chandraprabha vati and goumutra haritaki which are having the common properties of shothahara, vranaropan,mutrarogaghna.