Classics skin diseases have been mentioned under the heading of Kushtha Roga
which are of two types Maha Kushtha
and Kshudra Kushtha
, the former being graver than the latter. Vicharchika
has been mentioned in Kshudra Kushtha
in classics. Dermatitis can be corelated with Vicharchika
due to similarity of the symptoms.
Aim of this study was to prove the efficacy of Shodhana and Shamana Chikitsa in the management of the disease, Vicharchika and also the role of causative factors in the progression or regression of the disease. Herewith, reporting a case of 27 years old female patient suffering from chronic dermatitis or Vicharchika on palms of bilateral hands who was treated effectively by Shodhana and Shamana Chikitsa in 4 months duration.