Convulsions - Kampana

Prodromal symptoms of PratiSyaya are sneezing, heaviness in the head, stiffness and pain in the body. Specific symptoms of Vatika, Paittika, Kaphaja and Sannipataja varieties of PraitiSyaya are as follows.

1. Vatika PratiSyaya: Obstruction to the nasal passage due to inflammation, watery discharge from the nose, excessive sneezing. Change in the voice and dryness of throat are the common symptoms of Vatika PratiSyaya.

2. Paittika PratiSyaya: Yellow coloured warm discharge from the nose and feeling of hotness are the main symptoms of Paittika PratiSyaya.

3. Kaphaja PratiSyaya: White coloured cold discharge from the nose, heaviness in the head are the main symptoms of Kaphaja pratiSyaya.

4. Sannipataja PratiSyaya: Frequent attacks of coryza are due to Sannipataja PratiSyaya.

Simple Preparations

1. Decoction of equal part of Draksa (raisin), Marica (black pepper), leaf of Vasa (vasaka), Tvak-Dalacini (cinnamon bark) and root of Yasimadhu (glycyrrhiza) 14 to 28 ml. is to be taken with 5 to 10 g. Sarkara (raw sugar) thrice a day.

Compound Preparations

1. Tribhuvana Kirti Rasa: 1 to 2 Vai, to be taken with honey sufficient to make a paste or with-7 to 14 ml. juice ofArdraka (ginger), twice a day.

2. Naga Guika: 1 to 2 Vai, to be taken with 7 to 14 ml. juice of leaf of Tulasi (sacred basil) and 60 to 120 mg. powdered bark of Kaphala (box myrtle) twice a day.

External Applications

1. Prepare Nasya of powdered Suhi (dried ginger) 600 mg. in 5 to 10 ml. milk. its 2 to 4 drops to be instilled in the nose. it is useful for stuffy nose.