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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

ICV : 78.6



*Dr. Samruddhi P. Gujarathi


Skin is important, most visible and largest organ of human body affected by fungal infections .Dadru is one of the most common dermatological condition encountered in clinical practice. However in todays era around 20-25% of patients suffer from skin disease and fungal infection constitute around 25% Dermatophytosis is extremely common in india due to tropical climate. There are 18 types of kushta described in ayurved Dadru is one of them. There is no separate mention of nidan, purvaroop, samprapti of dadru but samanya nidan ,purvaroop mentioned for kushta can be considered here. Dadru is raktapradoshaj vyadhi and dominance of kapha and pitta dosha. Chakramard has katu rasa, laghu, ruksha guna, kapha vathara, varnya, vranaropan and kushtagna properties. Current study include 30 patients from opd of Y.M.T Medical College, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai diagnosed to have dadru kushta based on signs and symptoms. Therpeutic effect have been analysed before ,in between and after treatment .A present study denoted that a 40 yr female patient was apperantly healthy before 3 months, she gradually develops itching sensation multiple papuloerythematous lesion with sharp border and central cleared round blackish colour big patches over abdominal region Later it spreads over thigh ,genital and buttocks region associated with sleepiness, treated with chakramard beej churna with water for local application for 1 month. Improvement were noted in symptoms of itching redness, vesicular patches. Hence application of chakramard beej churna is an effective treatment in the management of dadru kushta.

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