TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY OF THE DURVA-NISHA LEPA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF DADRU
Vd. Suraj V. Birajdar*, Dr. Yeshwant R. Patil, Dr. Bhaskar M. Perke, Dr. Shital O. Chavan
In recent years skin diseases have gained more importance & attention. The petients of skin diseases are more prone to experience physical, emotional & socioeconomic embarrassment in the society due to disfigured appearance. In Ayurveda skin diseases are mentioned under the name of kushtha. It is the Tridoshaj avyadhi in which Rasa, Rakta, Mamsa & Lasika are the main dushyas. Dadru is one of the most common type of kushtha which affects the population of all the age of group & it stands as challenge to different medical systems. Dadru is kapha pitta Pradhan vyadhi & the management of which includes Shodhana, Shamana & Bahirparimarjanachikitsa. Among this Shamanachikitsa measures in the form of lepaa has appreciable results. Here an efforts is made to see the effect of Durva(cynadonDactylon), Nisha(Curcuma longa) churna in Dadru. This is study with sample size 10. Daignosed cases of Dadruwere selected from O.P.D. of Govt. Ayurved College & Hospital Nanded. The Petients were treated with external application of Durva-Nisha lepa along with water for 7 days. All the results were analyzed statistically for comparing the effects before after treatment. The results revealed significant effect of lepaa in various subjective parameters like Kandu, Raga, Pidika after treatment.
Keywords: Kushtha, lepaa, Durva, Nisha.
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