“COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE EFFECT OF SARSHAPA TAILA & KARANJ TAILA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF VICHARCHIKA (PATIENTS VISITING THE OPD AT GAC HOSPITAL, NANDED)”
*Vd. Poonam Vikram Dound, Vd. Shital O. Chavan and Vd. Yeshwant R. Patil
Backgroud: 'Vicharchika' is enlisted under Kshudra Kushtha in Ayurved classics. Hence, all type of Kushtha are Tridoshaja, Vicharchika is also having Tridoshaja origin. Despite of its Tridoshaja origin various Acharya mentioned different dominancy in Vicharchika. Nowadays, modern science reach top of hill by great advance particularly in dermatology as topic is concerned & also availability of powerful antibiotics, antifungal, antihistaminic, steroid etc. but there is no specific medicament for sure cure of Eczema. In Ayurvedic texts, there are so many special procedures & hundreds of medicaments as a successful & safer remedy for the chronic derma problems including Vicharchika. Hence, the study is selected to find out simple, sure & effective medicament for Vicharchika which have least or no side effect. For this purpose, Sarshapa taila is selected as trial drug & Karanj taila as standard drug from Charak samhita. Both of the compounds have Vata- Kapha Shamak, Kandughna, Raktaprasadan, Krumighna, Shothhara properties. So, it may correct dosh vitiation, Agnivaishamya & Dhatudushti. For this purpose taila (local application) is selected.
Keywords: Vicharchika, Karanj taila, Sarshap taila, Abhyanga.
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