A clinical study on the medhya effect of Nagbala choorna in school going children


  • Snehal Kale
  • Mangesh Madhusudan Pawar


Medhya, Nagbala, Yashtimadhu, Rasayana drugs, Rasayana, Intelligence Quotient (IQ).


Today’s pupils are the futures fabrics of the country. Proper investment in them holds the key to the future development of the country. All parents want their kid to reach their full intellectual and creative potential.

There is a need for today to implement an applicable and acceptable remedy for all the classes of the society which is affordable and has fewer side effects. Nagbala and Yashtimadhu both are well-known drugs for their Rasayana effect. But with reference to their Medhya effect particularly in age group of 6 to 10 years children hardly work is found. So in the present study, an effort is made to analyze the Medhya effect of Nagbala and Yashtimadhu in School going children.

For this, 120 patients of age group 6 to 10 years of both sexes were randomly selected from school and divided into two groups. Nagbala choorna (trial drug) was administered to 60 such children with counselling. Another set of 60 children was administered with Yashtimadhu choorna (control drug) with counselling. All children were healthy and having IQ more than 70, before treatment. IQ is checked on the basis of Good enough draw a person test. Monthly Follow up is taken for 3 months during treatment. The study has proved that Effect of the Nagbala choorna and Yashtimadhu choorna proved to be statistically significant for Grasping Power (Dhee), Retention (Dhruti), Enthusiasm (Utsaha) and Concentration (Dharana) separately.

There is no significant difference between Nagbala choorna and Yashtimadhu choorna for IQ.


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Kale, S., & Pawar, M. M. (2018). A clinical study on the medhya effect of Nagbala choorna in school going children. Ayurline: International Journal of Research in Indian Medicine, 2(04). Retrieved from https://ayurline.in/index.php/ayurline/article/view/130



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