A Comparative Clinical Study of Chatuha Prasratika Basti and Satavari Ksira Paka in the Management of Kshina Shukra (Oligozoospermia).
Keywords:Chatuha Prasratika Basti, Satavari Ksirapaka, Kshina Shukra, Oligozoospermia
Kshina Shukra is one of the abnormal condition of Shukradhatu in which qualitative as well as quantitative vitiation of Shukra occurs, it is caused by the Vata-Pitta Dosha. In modern science it can be correlated as Oligozoospermia. The term Oligozoospermia is defined on the bases count and motility, where the sperm count is <15 mill/ml of semen can be considered as Oligozoospermia. Basti is the main therapy for Vata related diseases. Charaka Acharya mentioned so-many Vrushya basti in Charakam sidhi sthana, among them Chatuha Prasratika Basti, explained as Parama Vrshya, so that this Basti was selected for the study. Satavari and Ksira is Vata-Pitta Shamaka and Vrushya so that Satavari Ksirapaka is selected for study