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World Journal of Pharmaceutical
and Medical Research

( An ISO 9001:2015 Certified International Journal )

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Medical Research and Technology
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
ISSN 2455-3301
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Abstract

AYURVEDA MANAGEMENT OF DADRU KUSHTHA: CASE SERIES

*Dr. Vd. Snehal A.Majalekar and Vd. Mukund M.More

ABSTRACT

Skin is the largest organ of human body. It's size and external location makes it susceptible to wide variety of disorders. We see an ordinary civic is too much aware about purity of skin, as it is an ornament of body. It is tough task of medical field to serve society in terms of healthy skin. In recent years, there has been a considerable increase in the incidence of skin diseases in the tropical and developing countries like India. Most of the skin diseases are caused due to bacterial or fungal infections. Poverty, poor sanitation, unhygienic conditions, pollution are some of the reasons for infections. According to WHO prevalence rate of superficial mycotic infection is 20-25%. Tinea corporis is a superficial fungal skin infection of arms and legs. However it may occur on any part of the body. It is frequently found in society. Clinically it may analogous to Dadru Kushtha. Dadru is Pittakaphapradhan kushtha having clinical features Kandu (Itching), Raga (Erythema), Pidika (Eruptions) and Utsanna Mandala (Elevated circular skin lesion). In present case study 6 patients of Dadru kushtha were taken in view of inclusion criteria. Laghumanjishthadi Kwatha was the internal medicine and Durvadi Lepa as a topical application. Both these preparation act as Kushthaghna, Kandughna, Raktaprasadana etc.; which leads Sampraptivighatana of Dadru Kushtha. All the 6 patients reported significant improvement in signs and symptoms at the end of study.

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