VIRECHANA IN VITILIGO: A RAY OF HOPEJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.7, No. 9)
Publication Date: 2019-09-02
Authors : Pretya Juyal Lalita Sharma K.K Sharma Alok Kumar Srivastava; Parul Sharma.;
Page : 1055-1060
Keywords : Vitiligo Depigmented Shvitra Bhrajak Pitta.;
Skin not only protects our body but also form a major interface between man and the environment. Vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder characterized by white depigmented spots typically first observed on the fingers, knuckles, around eyes and mouth. Vitiligo is an acquired condition effecting 2% of the population worldwide. In Ayurveda the vitiligo can be considered asShvitraand it is caused by imbalance of tridoshas. Sthana of Bhrajak pitta istwak and should be maintained in proper state, imbalance to this may lead to skin disease. This disease is more than just a simple cosmetic problem. Due to the chronic nature, long term treatment, lack of uniform effective therapy and unpredictable course the disease is usually very demoralizing for patients. Various treatment modalities available in contemporary system of medicine but, these are time consuming and some even have adverse effects. So, it becomes a challenge to provide effective and safe treatment protocol for vitiligo. Ayurvedicapproach is by maintaining Bhrajak Pitta.
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