Management of Krimigranthi (Ulcerative blepharitis) through Ayurveda : A Case Study

  • Chitrashree HM Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Shalakya Tantra, Sri Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Centre, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • Sujathamma K Professor and HOD, Dept. of Shalakya Tantra, Sri Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Centre, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Krimigranthi, ulcerative blepharitis, Seka, Pratisarana.

Abstract

Ayurveda, science of life which signifies the maintenance of heath of a healthy person and to cure the diseased person who enables them to lead joyful life. Shalakya Tantra, a branch of Ayurveda which deals with disease of Urdwajatrugata Rogas in which the importance to healthy eye comes first as Acharya Vagbhata says Chakshu Rakshaya Sarvakaalam Yavadiccha means a person who want to live for a long life also should give importance to health of eye because for blind person even if he have enough wealth he is considered as insect, for him day and night remains the same. Krimi Granthi (ulcerative blepharitis), disease classified under Sandhigata Roga where there will be a cyst like swelling produced by Krimis (bacteria) in eye lids and eye lashes, a case of ulcerative blepharitis having symptoms of swelling over eye lid with mild pain which was reoccurring in nature was treated with Daru Haridra Seka and Triphala Rasakriya Netra Pratisarana along with internal medications.

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How to Cite
Chitrashree HM, & Sujathamma K. (2021). Management of Krimigranthi (Ulcerative blepharitis) through Ayurveda : A Case Study. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(4), 347 - 349. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1377
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