A comparative clinical study on Tagara-Devadaru Lepa with and without Prachhanna in the management of Indralupta with special reference to Alopecia Areata

  • Dr. Shridevi T. Prasad Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Shalya tantra, BLDEA’s AVS Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Vijayapur, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • N. B. Mashetti Professor & HOD, Department of Shalya tantra, BLDEA’s AVS Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Vijayapur, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • P. G. Gannur Associate Professor, Department of Shalya tantra, BLDEA’s AVS Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Vijayapur, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • R. S. Gujar Assistant Professor, Department of Shalya tantra, BLDEA’s AVS Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Vijayapur, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Vijaylaxmi Hadimani Assistant Professor, Department of Shalya tantra, BLDEA’s AVS Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Vijayapur, Karnataka, INDIA.
Keywords: Alopecia Areata, Indralupta, Tagara-Devadaru, Prachhanna, Lepa

Abstract

Hair disorders causes negative impact towards individual and his/her quality of life. Indralupta is a disease in which hair is lost from some or all areas of the body, usually from scalp. It shows one or more round spot on the scalp . It arises from the vitiation of Tridosha and Rakta. Treatment advised is Siravedhana and topical application of herbal and mineral drugs. To avoid complications of Siravedhana, inthis study Prachhanna was preffered and Tagara-Devadaru chosen as drug for topical application at the site of Indralupta. In this study we had taken 40 Diagnosed patients of Indraluptaand were subjected to clinical trials. They were randomly assigned into two Groups namely Group A and Group B. Group A treated with Tagara-Devadaru Lepa, while subject under Group B treated by Prachhanna along with Tagara-Devadaru Lepa. The treatment modalities of TagaraDevadaru Lepa and Prachhanna with Tagara-Devadaru Lepa are equally efficacious in treating.On comparing the results of Group A and Group B, the conclusion were drawn.Both the methods of treatment are cost effective, easy to prepare and had no adverse effects.

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Dr. Shridevi T. Prasad, N. B. Mashetti, P. G. Gannur, R. S. Gujar, & Vijaylaxmi Hadimani. (2019). A comparative clinical study on Tagara-Devadaru Lepa with and without Prachhanna in the management of Indralupta with special reference to Alopecia Areata. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 4(05), 38-44. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/699
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