Management of Lichen Planus through Ayurveda
Lichen Planus is a papulosquamous disorder that may affect the skin, scalp, nails, and mucous membranes. The primary cutaneous lesions are pruritic, polygonal, flat topped, violaceous papules. In Ayurveda, all skin diseases are lined beneath the term Kustha Roga. Vitiated Dosha cause abnormal colour of skin and produce degenerative changes called Kustha. CASE REPORT A 50 year old female came to OPD of National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur having complains of black papules on her whole body for last10 years. Oral mucosa was also involved. Mahamanjishtha Kwatha, Trivrit Leha, Tikta Ghrita, Khadiradi Vati and a combination of Rasamanikaya, Shuddha Gandhaka, Manjishthadi Churna, was given orally, Eladi Taila was given for local application and Irimedadi Taila was given for Gandusha . RESULTS Patient got significant relief in itching and discolouration of skin. Ayurvedic principle of Kustha is effective in the management of Lichen Planus.
Dosha, Dushaya, Kustha , Lichen planus
Dr. Deepti | Dr. Sunil Kumar | Dr. Anurag Singh Chandel