Effect of Jalukavacharana in Nail Bed Infection - A Single Case Study

  • Thulasi TV Assistant Professor, Department of Panchakarma, Murlidhar Ayurveda College, Rajkot, Gujarat, India.
Keywords: Ayurveda, Kunakha, Nail bed infection, Jalaukavacharana, Case study


In Ayurveda all type of nail infections is referred to as Kunakha. Word ‘Ku’ means ‘Bad’ and ‘Nakha’ means nail. A single case study showing Kunakha condition, which had resistant to therapy in contemporary science, induces encouraging results after the administration of external and palliative treatment (Shaman Chikitsa). Administration of Ayurveda treatment (external and internal) consecutively for 45 days had yielded good results in clinical symptoms as well as significant improvement in cosmetic view. The Shothahara, Rakta Prasadaka, and Strotoshodhaka properties of this remedy successfully subside the pathological features and improve the normal appearance of nail.


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How to Cite
Thulasi TV. (2022). Effect of Jalukavacharana in Nail Bed Infection - A Single Case Study. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 7(1), 411 - 415. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1697
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