“Effective management of Dadru (Tinea corporis) through Ayurveda – A Case Report”
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 7, Pages 1878-1886
AbstractIntroduction: Diseases related to skin can affect an individual physically as well as psychologically. Dadru is one of the types of Kshudrakushta. The main lakshanas of Dadru include Kandu, Deerghapratana, Utsanna, Mandala, Raaga, and Pidakas. It is a Raktapradoshajvyadhi in which mainly Kapha and Pittadoshas are involved.Dadru can be very well correlated to clinical features of Tinea corporis which is a fungal infection.In all Samhitas repeated Shodhana is indicated in the management of Kushtha as it is Bahudoshavastha. Case report:A 40 yrs old female came with complaints of red, rounded patches with itching over abdominal and back region since 3 months was treated with Vaman therapy. Methodology: For deepanpachan first Trikatuchurna was given for three days. Following that Panchtiktaghritawas given daily in increasing matra for 6 days uptosamyakSnehasiddhilakshanasobserved in patient. After samyak siddhi lakshanaVaman was given with yashtimadhuphant, madanaphalachurna,vacha, pippaliandsaindhava,. Then Sansarjana karma was advised for 5 days. Result: Assessment was done after Sansarjana krama and significant improvement was observed in subjective parameters like in Kandu, Deerghapratana, Utsanna, Mandala, Raaga. Discussion: Panchtiktaghrit and Yastimadhuhas kaphaghna and kandughna properties so Panchtiktaghritis the best for snehpana and Yastimadhu is used for Vaman. Vaman helps in elimination of vitiated doshas thus helps in breaking samprapti. Conclusion: Vaman is effective in the management of Dadru.
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