Author(s): Chinnala Ramadevi*
Nowadays karnanada (Tinnitus Aura) is a commonest problem due to sound pollution, usage of ear phones, excessive talking on mobile phones and modern pub culture etc. Karnanada is a vata predominant disease. Several regimens described about Karnanada in ancient samhitas and other literatures. The effective and more abundant available drugs are Bilva tailam contains Bilwa majja, Tila taila, aja ksheera and gomutra; and Aswagandha ghrutham contains Aswagandha, goksheera and goghrutha. These drugs are having vatahara property, best nervine tonic and anti-ototoxic property. And Karnapooranam is a simple and safe specific therapy described in Karnarogas. The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of Bilwataila in karnanada and evaluate the efficacy of Karnapurana procedure, to evaluate the efficacy of Rasayana property of Aswagandha ghritam internally in Karna nada and the objective is to treat karnanada with simple and cost effective medicine. Totally 30 patients were selected from O.P.D. of Shalakya Unit, Government Ayurvedic Hospital, Erragadda, Hyderabad, India. Patients suffering from karnanada are selected at random in the age group of 20-70 years, irrespective of sex, diet, religion, economic status and occupation. The results are very good. In this study short duration of symptoms, karnanada in younger and middle age group patients, affected in unilateral are responded well. Concluding the study, the Bilva taila karna poorana and Aswagandha ghrutham internal medicine in karnanada (idiopathic tinnitus) are most effective.