International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021

Ayurvedic Management of Kitibha W.S.R. to Psoriasis

Dr. Sandhya Pandey | Dr. Shraddha Sharma

Abstract: Psoriasis is one of the most common chronic inflammatory skin diseases, affecting about 2.5 % of the population. The disease is still poorly understood and through many treatments are available none is universally safe and effective. However therapies currently employed in the management of psoriasis suffer from drawbookssuch as tachyphylaoxis and increased risk of toxicity because of thisexperience with the available treatment there is a need for more safe and more effective approaches such as herbal remedies. According to ayurveda all the skin disease are come under broad term Kushtha psoriasis is considered as one of the kushtha i. e. Kushodra under heading of Eka- Kushtha in the treatment of Kushtha our Acharyas has indicated repeated use of Shodhana Karma for eliminating vitiated Doshas and Dushyas. It is not possible to eradicated all the vitiated Doshas completely without repeated use of shodhan karma purifies the body upto cellular level and execrateout some toxic materials from the body and regularize the cellular Kinetics. thus plays an important role in the management diseases. The therapeutic measure should be able to assuage symptoms and provide maximum relief to the patients. Bearing this in mind patient of Kitibha were chosen from I. P. D. of Govt. Dhanwantri Ayurveda Hospital

Keywords: Psoriasis, Kushtha, Ekakushtha, Tachyphylaxis

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021,

Pages: 1617 - 1621

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