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Drug Addiction and Its Ayurvedic Method of De-Addiction

Sharad Maroti Porte, Anshu Malviya.

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Background: Addiction is Habitual psychological or physiologic dependence on a substance or practice that is beyond voluntary control. It is a chronic brain disease that causes compulsive substance use despite harmful consequences. Addiction causes widespread harmful effect to human being along with its social consequence. Sudden withdrawal of any addicted drug produce psychosomatic disorder.
Material and method: The materials for this article were taken from personal clinical experiences and various clinical studies published in index and non-index journal concern with drug addiction, withdrawal and its management. Ayurvedic samhitas with its commentaries and textbook of Ayurveda and Modern medicine were referred to collect the material of relevant topic.
Result and discussion: The Ayurveda is ancient science sources of herbal, mineral or herbomineral medication for prevention and cure of disease including Addiction and Withdrawal of drugs abused. The Padansik kram (Qurd Part Manner) is a unique method described in Ayurveda to stop the any harmful or non harmful substance which homologus to human being, by tapper down manner. Shrikhandasav, Sameergaj kesari ras, madanodak modak gutika should be replaced and tapper down in alcohol, opium and cannabis addiction respectively, while Benzodiazepines, Barbiturate, Gamma-Hydoxy Bupvrate (GHB) and Methamphetamines should be tapper down by same drug. In the case of cocaine and tobacco addiction, coca herbal tea and self prepared powder containing Ajowayan with tobacco should be given in tapering manner respectively. In addition symptomatic treatment of withdrawal symptoms by using concern drug, Psychological Counseling, Abhyang, shiro-Abhyang, Shirodhara, Yoga and Meditation has important role and should be applied in case of addiction to rehabilitate the patient.
Conclusion: The drug addiction can be effectively de-addicted by the method of Padanshik karma. The treatment of major symptoms appearing during drug withdrawal, psychological Counseling, Abhyang, shiro-Abhyang, Shirodhara, Yoga and Meditation are supporting therapy altogether helps in de-addict of drugs.

Key words: Drug Addiction, De- Addiction, Ayurveda, Method of Drugs De-Addiction


 
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