MANAGEMENT OF PSOARIASIS THROUGH AYURVEDA: A SUCCESSFUL CASE REPORT
Khare Manish*, Khare Kumudini Mala and Khuntia B. B.
Psoriasis is one of the most persistent autoimmune skin disorder, representing an inflammatory pattern of the skin to various stimuli and is characterized by sharply demarcated erythematous plaque/patches/ papules covered with silvery scaling. Management of Allopathic medicine concerned with control of disease rather than cure. There is recognition on the effectiveness of Ayurveda treatment in the management of Psoriasis. Psoriasis is characterized by hyperproliferation and abnormal differentiation of epidermal keratinocytes, infiltration by T-lymphocytes and various endothelial vascular changes in the dermis. The study was carried out at Specialised Therapy center, Govt. BDM Hospital Champa dist. janjgir champa chhattisgarh to evaluate the efficacy of selected Ᾱyurveda regimen in the management of Psoriasis. The male patient was 30 years old with a history of seven years, presented with the symptoms of chronic Plaque Psoriasis. Clinical and morphological features of Ekakustha are correlated with psoriasis by many scholars. Ekakustha is a vata-kapha predominant tridoshaja vikara. The patient was treated with Vamana karma followed by Ayurveda medication. The clinical features were gradually reduced within three months. After treatment result noticed in his symptoms like as in erythematous lesion, scales, disturbed sleep were decreased without any adverse effect. It can be concluded selected Ᾱyurveda regimen is effective successfully for this case. The improvement was significantly increased during course of oral medications with Nidan parivarjana.
Keywords: Psoariasis, ekakustha, vamana, nidan parivarjana.
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