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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021
A Review on Ayurvedic Niadanatmak Concept of Khalityavyadhi
Abstract: Khalitya is considered under Kshudra Roga by most of the authors of classical Ayurvedic texts. In existing system of modern medicine; there is no proper intervention to manage androgenetic alopecia. There have been several treatments for Androgenetic alopecia like, finasteride, flutamide Minoxidil, Dithranol but they have lot of side effects like oligospermia, hypertension, skin thinning and these patients complaint of spontaneous remission after stopping the treatment. In Ayurveda classic, symptoms of alopecia correlate with Khalitya. In Khalitya, Bhrajaka Pitta sites in skin and roma kupa (opening of hair follicle) get vitiated and enter in skin through Roma Kupa with vitiated Vata Dosha due to which hair fall occurs, after that vitiated Rakta and Kapha Dosha block the opening of hair follicle due to which production of new hair stop. Overall in Khalitya, hair fall occurs and new hair does not appear that leads to baldness.
Keywords: Khalitya, Nidana, Tridoshaja, Vyadhi, Viruddha Ahara, Atisevan, Manobhighata
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021,
Pages: 615 - 618