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Vol. 8, Issue 4 (2019)

Executive role of Ayurveda in the management of Psoriasis

Author(s):
Dr. Deepika Mehra, Dr. Ankit Agrawal, Dr. Sujit Kumar, Dr. Vaidehi V Raole and Dr. Sunil P Nikhate
Abstract:
Psoriasis is a skin disease characterized by redness, itching and inflammation of the skin which is known as Kustha Roga in Ayurveda. The reddish silver plaque is known as psoriatic plaques similarly relate Ekkushtha. It occurs frequently on the skin of limbs, elbow back etc. It also causes psoriatic arthritis because of inflammation over joints. Chronic condition of psoriasis is non-curable. It needs a proper line of treatment. Psoriasis is seen in both genders because of improper diet and lifestyle. Patient with chronic psoriasis have physiological & emotional stress etc. The characteristics of psoriasis are Scaling of skin similar to the scales of the fish red pink areas of thickened, dry skin that flake off(1). Sometimes pulling of this dry skin cause tiny blood spot on the skin. In allopathic medicine they have many side effects and with temporary result. That’s why this has drawn my attention towards control of psoriasis with the help of ayurvedic management being practiced from many years. Keeping this in mind ayurvedic oral herbal drugs are selected.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Deepika Mehra, Dr. Ankit Agrawal, Dr. Sujit Kumar, Dr. Vaidehi V Raole, Dr. Sunil P Nikhate. Executive role of Ayurveda in the management of Psoriasis. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(4):218-221.

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