A CASE REPORT ON KITIBHA KUSHTA
Sunitha G.*, Gazala Hussain, Pavan Sreerudhan and Vaisak V. V.
In Ayurveda, kushta is consideras a bahu dosha avastha janya vyadhi, has tridosha involvement with saptadhaatu as its dushya also kitibha kushta is one among kshudra kushta having vatakapha as predominant dosha. The signs and symptoms are Shyava (blackish in colour), Kina- Khara sparsha (Rough)), Parusha (Dry), and Kandu (Itching). Shodhana especially virechana helps remove the root cause of the disease, and prevent from recurrence. A patient approached to OPD of SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital with chief complaints of reddish black patches all over both legs and hand with severe itching and burning sensation since 1years treated with Virechana and few Shamana aushadhis like Nimbadi guggulu, Manibadraguda, Patola katurohinyadi kashayam, A remarkable improvement in the condition was observed in a span of 15 days.
Keywords: Kushta, Kitibha, Virechana, Samana aushadhi, Nimbadi guggulu, Manibadra guda, Patola katurohinyadi kashayam.
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