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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019
A Case Study of Management of Psoriasis by Ayurveda
Dr. Neha Jagtap
Abstract: Psoriasis is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered in clinical practice. Kitibha is a disease bears greater resemblance with Psoriasis. The current treatment modalities have their own limitations and the drugs have considerable side effects when using for longer period. Hence, it is need of time to find out safe and effective treatment for Psoriasis and here Ayurveda plays an important role. Selected Panchakarma procedures along with Rasayan therapy and Ayurvedic drugs have been proved valuable in these manifestations. Ayurvedic approach is directed towards alleviating the symptoms. Here a case report of a 34 year male presented with symptoms of Psoriasis, which was treated with a combination of Shaman and Shodhan chikitsa. The condition was diagnosed as Kitibha and was treated with Ayurvedic drugs, snehapana followed by virechan. Rasayan therapy was done. Patient’s condition was assessed before and after treatment.
Keywords: Kitibha Kushtha, Psoriasis, shaman, Shodhan Chikitsa
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019,
Pages: 1390 - 1393