A SINGLE CASE STUDY OF DIABETIC FOOT ULCER TREATED WITH VRANA DHOOPANA AND KSHARA PICCHU

  • Shruthi P. Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Shalya Tantra, Sri Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Bangalore, INDIA.
  • Shailaja SV Professor & HOD, Department of Shalya Tantra, Sri Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Bangalore, INDIA.

Abstract

In present scenario due to the sedentary lifestyle, diabetes mellitus has become common disease. Diabetic foot ulcer is a complication of diabetes mellitus which is the leading cause of lower limb amputations. It occurs in 15% of all patient with diabetes mellitus and precedes 84% of patients with diabetic foot ulcer which needs lower leg amputation. The management of diabetic foot ulcer requires blood sugar control, debridement, advanced dressing and offloading modalities. In Ayurvedic literature, Acharya Sushruta has described sixty treatment modalities, He has given more importance to Vranashodhana and Ropana. Acharya Vagbhatta has explained that Vranas which are caused by Madhumeha can be treated with Aragwadhadigana Dravyas, hence in the present study for Vrana Shodhanartha Prakshalana with Aragwadhadi Qwatha and Vrana Dhoopana by Guggulu, Nimba Choorna, Haridra, Jatyadi Ghrita were selected and for Vrana Ropanartha Jatyadi Taila was selected.

Published
2019-03-13
How to Cite
P., Shruthi; SV, Shailaja. A SINGLE CASE STUDY OF DIABETIC FOOT ULCER TREATED WITH VRANA DHOOPANA AND KSHARA PICCHU. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 4, n. 1, p. 106 - 112, mar. 2019. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <https://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/779>. Date accessed: 25 apr. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.4.1.22.