MANAGEMENT OF PSORIASIS THROUGH AYURVEDIC PRINCIPLES - A CASE STUDY

  • Siddharth Yadav Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Swasthavritta & Yoga, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
  • Sreeharsha N Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Swasthavritta & Yoga, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
  • Tripathy T B Associate Professor, Department of Swasthavritta & Yoga, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
  • Kavita M B Associate Professor & HOD, Department of Swasthavritta & Yoga, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
  • Divyasree C H Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Kriya Shareera, Ashwini Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Tumkur, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

Now a day’s society is more conscious about external beauty compare to internal beauty and also some professional fields they require good looking and charming beauty. Usually 10-15% cases present before general practitioners are pertaining to skin diseases. Due to altered life style, lack of physical exercise, unhygienic, mental stress, over eating, skin diseases are commonly observed. Psoriasis is chronic disorder which is commonly encountered in day today’s clinical practices. It is one of the burning issues having social importance. Increased stress and life style are main predisposing factor which is accounting for wide spared prevalence of this disease. All the skin diseases in Ayurveda have been discussed under the broad heading of Kushtha. Which are further divided in Mahakushtha and Kshudra Kushtha. This paper highlights a case study of Kitibha Kushta (Psoriasis) treated withthe Ayurvedic principles Shodhana Chikitsa.

Published
2017-09-10
How to Cite
YADAV, Siddharth et al. MANAGEMENT OF PSORIASIS THROUGH AYURVEDIC PRINCIPLES - A CASE STUDY. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 2, n. 4, p. 341 - 345, sep. 2017. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <http://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/377>. Date accessed: 24 nov. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v2i4.9381.
Section
Case Study