Vol. 3, Issue 7 (2017)
To study & compare the efficacy of Amyl nitrosum & Rauwolfia serpentina mother tincture in cases of hypertension
Author(s): Dr. Parth Aphale, Dr. Atul Rajgurav
Abstract: Background: Widely increasing prevalence of hypertension is a new herald for upcoming non-communicable lifestyle disorders like cardiovascular diseases. Newer incidences of freshly occurring cases in youth will be the big catastrophic strategy for upcoming years in medical and pharmaceutical world. Ever increasing cost of treatment in conventional medicine brings enormous burden over economy and budget. Offering few options to the treatment and management; alternative and complementary system of medicine found some good maladies to put forward the efficacious and safe replacement or application in conjunction to modern medicine to give better quality of life.1 Aims: To evaluate the efficacy of Amyl nitrosum & Rauwolfia serpentina mother tincture in cases of hypertension. Settings and Design: The study was designed to compare the effect of Amyl nitrosum and Rauwolfia serpentina in hypertensive cases. Material and Methods: It was a randomized non-blind open study wherein total 30 subjects were selected for the study. Results: At the end of study significant reduction in blood pressure from baseline was seen with minimal adverse events. Both the treatments were generally well tolerated. Minimum and maximum reduction in systolic and diastolic pressure was well achieved by Rauwolfia serpentina.