The gestational period is very crucial as regards health of both mother and fetus. sometimes ‘Garbhopadrava’ or pregnancy related ailments arise due to various factors such as incompatibility with fetus, faulty diet and lifestyle etc. Among them, Garbhini Chhardi (emesis gravidarum) is commonly encountered in obstetrics practice. The classics have elaborated various treatments for this. Of them, In Yogaratnakara, Bilva Majja Churna with Lajaambu is desribed in treatment of Garbhini Chhardi. In the present open labelled, single arm study, 30 pregnant females having signs and symptoms of Garbhini Chhardi were enrolled. The patients were administered 2 gm of Bilva Majja Churna thrice a day i.e., after breakfast and both meals (Udana Kala) with Anupana of Lajaambu (40 ml) each time. The treatment was administered for 7 days. Follow up was taken on 3rd and 7th day. The assessment of efficacy was done on basis of remission in number of bouts of vomiting and other associated symptoms. It was concluded that, the treatment was efficacious, as the bouts of Chhardi were quickly brought under control and digestive power (Agni) returned almost at the same time. Also, other associated symptoms suggesting Rasa Kshaya were also relieved to a great extent.
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