Monday, September 10, 2018

Use of Shallaki(Boswellia serrata) in the treatment of various diseases (#ayurvedic approach)

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Dr. Rajeshkumar Radadiya: Tab rasnashallaki use in joint pain. I took good results.
Dr. V B. Maheshwari: According to different Aacharya
Charaka – Pureesha virajaniya
Sushruta- Rodhradi gana, Eladi Gana
Vagbhata – Eladi Gana, Rodhradi Gana,
Bhavaprakasha – Vatadi Varga, Karpooradi Varga

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Croatia Branko Markovic: When guggulu formulas are not working in some joint related problems then shallaki will work.
Sushrut is saying that Shallaki is usefull in Raktatisara (su. ut. 40/22) any body use it in that manner?
Vd. Dhruti Nirav Bhatt: Shallaki is very useful in  vat vyadhi ( jointpain) . Patient is  not able to take gugulu ,shallaki  is drug of choice
Dr. V B. Maheshwari: Dose of shallaki in different disease and is it safe in pregnancy, CAD and children.
Vd. Pritam Bharat Veer: Shallaki is very good anti inflammatory of Ayurveda. It's good for all types of pain. Given in vat pradhan shul. I think sharangdhr pharmacy prepares Shallaki tablets.
Gary Yuen: perhaps because of its anti-inflammatory properties, there are several studies showing its use in tumors, mostly for the brain but also breast.
Ayulink: What is the major difference between shallaki (biswelia seratta) and guguulu (comifera Mukul)?  Particularly any significant difference for the use?. I am using it in ulcerative colitis
Dr Jayesh Patel: In which form??
Ayulink: Tablet form
Croatia Branko Markovic: I had one client with ulcerative colitis with classical symptoms of loose motions up to 8-10 stools, blood and puss. She was 3 months on Kutaj Ghana v, shatavari and amalaki-given by some other practitioner. She came to me and I left Kutaj g.v. along with Prawal Panchamrut and Guava leaf kashaya. After two weeks her stool was formed and 2-3 per day but still there was little blood and puss. Then I gave her Shallaki to stop the bleeding but condition got worsen..more puss and watery stools with blood. What could be the cause?
Vd. Pritam Bharat Veer: I have prescribed shallaki for knee joint pain ,showed very good results.
Dr. Navneeth Krishnan: Even I have experienced, that many patients are complaining of gastritis on using shallaki preparation
Vd. Pritam Bharat Veer: Its from Himalaya pharma.
Vd. Hardik bhatt: Shallaki is a very good alternative of gugglu... Good for anti inflammatory and pain killer...
Vd. Pankaj Chhayani: I  have seen some dr's use Shallaki in case of Cough, and may be in condition of inflammation
Dr. Navneeth Krishnan: In many of the externaly used yoga's, shallaki is found to be one among the main ingredient like balaguluchyadi taila, jatamayadi churna,karutta vattu, eladi taila, eladi churna, asanavilwadi taila, asana eladi taila etc. We are also fumigating the tanks used for asava and arista with shallaki before starting sandana kalpana
Croatia Branko Markovic: There are research abt use of Shallaki in Asthma
Vd. Pankaj Chhayani: I think it should be used in condition of wet cough.
Ayulink: I wish, you can add Guduchi satva in this case.
Croatia Branko Markovic: Aha so best use is in combination with Guduchi?
Dr Jayesh Patel: Any articles about sallaki??
Croatia Branko Markovic:,5
Gary Yuen: There are many. Mostly inflammation and many even on cancer and tumors. For any article, you can use sci-hub to download them by finding the DOI. Currently url is but you can find current on Wikipedia if it changes. There's also an article on combined use of sallaki and guggulu in chinese medicine.
The most recent review of guggulu and sallaki, possibly covers most or most important previous research.
Dr. Jigar Joshi: Sallaki good for joint pain.. (osteo and RA both)
Dr. Priyanka Jammu: Boswellia serrata extract is extensively used for treating osteoarthritis of the knee. It relieves pain and improves joint mobility and flexibility. It is also used for treating rheumatoid arthritis. It is indicated in treating asthma, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease etc.
Dr. Ruchi Lucknow: Shallaki work gud on osteoarthritis... Available as single drug by Himalaya
Dr. Sachin Bali: Kaph -pittaghna,mutral,swedjanan
Dr. Jigar Joshi: For ulcerative colitis also ???
Ayulink: Yes....shallaki is very good for colitis and Ulcerative colitis.
Dr. Sachin Bali: It is included in purishvirajaniya gan, Katu tikta -katu -ushna
Manoj Advaith: Boswellia reduces leucotrienes which causes contraction of bronchial muscles, thus reducing the severity and onset of asthma and other bronchial inflammatory diseases. This also is effective in reducing coughing symptoms.
Dr. Sachin Bali: Acts as expectorant in chronic cough and bronchial asthma. Agni deepan. It works as graahi ...
Dr. Misbah suhana: It works good on vata vyadhi with guggulu used bone disease
Dr. Sarita Ashok Kumar: Helps in vikrut kaph vikar, and vat vyadhi
Dr.Krishna: what will be the anupana
Dr. Sachin Bali: Buttermilk...
Dr.Krishna: As per bhavaprakasha shallaki  is indicated in raktapitta atisara
Dr. Sachin Bali: Essential oil of Boswellia serrata can be used for steam inhalation in nasal congestion
Vd Ashish Kumar: शल्लकी को मुख्यतः किन रोगों में उपयोग करें? अभी मैं सिर्फ शोथयुक्त सन्धिवात में उपयोग करता हूं।
Canada Nitin Shah: Sallaki is also known as frankincense and used for fumigation also. Now a days lots of reasearch work going on for anti cancer activity as well along with traditional uses for arthritic and inflammatory conditions
Dr.Krishna: shallaki - kashaya tikta madhura rasam, sheeta veeryam nd pitta kapha hara.
Guggulu - tikta kashaya rasam, laghu rooksha sookshma teekshna katu paka
kapha vata haram.
wr nava guggulu hav snigdha pichhila bruhmana nd vrushya vata pitta haram
Vd Ashish Kumar: पित्त कफ हर है तब इसका सर्वाधिक उपयोग सन्धिवात में किस अवस्था मे करना चाहिये।
Dr. Sachin Bali: Avrodhatmak samprapti.. Aam-avastha
Dr. Jigar Joshi: Yes its really tough to treat
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