MANAGEMENT OF VITILIGO (SHVITRA) THROUGH AYURVEDIC MEDICATION – A CASE STUDY

  • VYAS OP Department of Kayachikitsa, Government Dhanvantari Ayurveda College and Hospital, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • ABHILASHA SAHU Department of Kayachikitsa, Government Dhanvantari Ayurveda College and Hospital, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • MURAREE GIRARE Department of Kayachikitsa, Government Dhanvantari Ayurveda College and Hospital, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Abstract

Vitiligo is a pigmentary disorder, in which circumscribed depigmented patches develop. It is an acquired condition, sometimes familial condition, an autoimmune disease in majority. It affects 1% of population worldwide. In Ayurveda, vitiligo can be correlated with Shvitra. In modern medicine, many steroids, corticosteroids, and skin grafting are used for the treatment of vitiligo, but they have sometimes no effective result and many side effects. Ayurveda has an effective result in vitiligo without any side effects. Here is a chronic vitiligo case treated with ayurvedic medicines which is recorded.

Keywords: Vitiligo, Shvitra, Ayurvedic medication

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OP, V., SAHU, A., & GIRARE, M. (2020). MANAGEMENT OF VITILIGO (SHVITRA) THROUGH AYURVEDIC MEDICATION – A CASE STUDY. Innovare Journal of Ayurvedic Sciences, 8(2), 1. Retrieved from https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ijas/article/view/36872
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