A SINGLE CASE STUDY OF PADARTHAMARAI(RING WORM) TREATED WITH SIDDHA MEDICINE
M. Navinkumar*, B. Lilly Shekenah, A. S. Poongodi Kanthimathi and Arunachalam
Siddha science is a traditional treatment system generated from Tamil culture. In Siddha, internal and external medicine was prescribed for various chronic skin disease and reoccurring skin problem such as fungal disease. Tinea corporis(ringworm), dermatophyte infection of the body, trunk, and limbs. Ringworm of the glabrous skin. The clinical manifestations result from invasion and proliferation of the causal fungi in stratum corneum. The site of infection is typically on exposed skin unless the infection represents from a pre-existing infection. The typical lesions start as itchy erythematous macule or papules that spread outward and develop into annular and arciform lesions with sharp, scaling or papulovesicular advancing margin and healing centers. It may be compared to the Padarthamarai kuttam in Siddha literature. We presents a 42 -year female presented with OPD for dermatologic issues. And the remarkable results show within the week.
Keywords: Ringworm, Padarthamarai, Sivanaramritham, Thriphala thailam, Karbogi paste, Siddha medicine.
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