PLAN OF SHODHANA CHIKITSA FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS
Method of Shodhana therapy for Mild cases:
Schedule for Shodhan therapy, before Shamana treatment.
Deepana-pachana- (1 day) With Trikatu powder 2 gm BD, before meal and Chitrakadi vati 2 tab BD after meal with warm water.
Snehapana- (4 days)Vasa ghrita/ Cow ghee with warm water in increasing manner from 50 ml to 200 ml per day and ensure for proper symptoms of Snehapana.
Svedana karma-(1 day) Niragni methods of Svedana, like Guru Pravarana (Blanket), Vyayama (Exercise), Atap sevan (Sun bath) etc.
Virechana karma- On 7th day in the morning, Virechan drugs (Trivrit leham) 50 gm will be advised with warm water, to induce diarrhoea. After proper signs of Virechan karma (Gut cleaning) rice gruel for lunch and rice porridge with Yusha for dinner will be given.
Follow up-Thereafter, conservative treatment is given with light diet.
Method of Shodhan therapy for Moderate cases:
As the doshas are flourishing very fast, Shodhana therapy will be done for short duration with utmost caution
Sadyah Sneha- (1 day)
Administration of sneha (Medicated and non-medicated) is done for only one day in combination with dietary preparations. It is indicated in Bala, Vriddha and those who cannot perform parihara kramas of Acchapana, but require shodhana therapies.
Preparation and administration of peya-
Rice 100 gms cooked with 1500 ml of water in a vessel and added with ghrita (50-100 gm) and Saindhava lavana (2to5gm). Patient should be given hot peya and advised to take before it cools down. Observe the symptoms of proper Snehapana.
Svedana- (1 day) Patient is advised for rest overnight and has to undergo for Niragni sveda methods like Guru pravarana (Blanket), Vyayama (Exercise), Atapa sevana (Sun bath) etc. for one day only.
Virechana karma- (1 day) On 3rd day morning Virechana drugs (Trivrit leham) 50 gm will be advised with warm water, to induce diarrhoea. After proper signs of Virechan karma (Gut cleaning) give him or her rice gruel for lunch and rice porridge with Yusha for dinner.
Follow up-Thereafter; conservative treatment is given with light diet.