Thromboangiitis Obliterans (TAO), also referred to as Buerger illness, entails irritation and occlusion of small and medium sized arteries and veins within the extremities. Signs of this illness are ache at relaxation, and non-healing ulceration and gangrene of the digits of the palms and toes. A disturbed immunity is believed to be chargeable for this situation. TAO is strongly related to heavy tobacco use, and development of the illness is carefully linked to its continued use. Discontinuation of tobacco use ends in appreciable enchancment on this situation. A scoring system has been developed which helps to diagnose this illness and rule out different situations. In contrast to different ailments with comparable signs, atherosclerosis shouldn’t be seen on this situation.
The Ayurvedic remedy of TAO is aimed toward treating the essential pathology of the illness and stopping issues like amputation. Medicines which act particularly on the arteries and veins, and cut back the irritation and blockage, are used on this situation. These medicines embody Tapyadi-Loh, Panch-Tikta-Ghrut-Guggulu, Kaishor-Guggulu, Maha-Manjishtadhi-Qadha, Saarivadi-Churna, Chandrakala-Ras, Gandhak-Rasayan, Arogya-Vardhini, Sukshma-Triphala and Khadeerarishta.
Natural medicines helpful on this situation are Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia), Nimba (Azadirachta indica), Triphala (Three fruits), Khadeer (Acacia catechu), Yashtimadhuk (Glycerrhiza glabra), Chandan (Santalum album), Saariva (Hemidesmus indicus), and Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum).
Medicines which act on the ‘Rakta’ dhatu (tissue) of the physique are helpful on this situation, reminiscent of Patol (Tricosanthe dioica), Kutki (Picrorrhiza kurroa), Patha (Cissampelos pareira) and Musta (Cyperus rotundus).
Medicines like Tapyadi-Loh, Arogya-Vardhini and Maha-Manjishthadi-Qadha should be given long run to forestall a recurrence of this situation. An entire abstinence from tobacco, and common workout routines like strolling, are essential with a view to get good outcomes on this situation. Sufferers ought to be taught in regards to the significance of self-care and sufficient safety of the affected limbs.