A Single Case Study Ayurvedic Management of Shvitra kushta (Vitiligo)
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Dr.Ashish Kamble, Dr.Sanjivani N. Rathod, & Dr.Rajan B. Kulkarni. (2020). A Single Case Study Ayurvedic Management of Shvitra kushta (Vitiligo). Ayurline: International Journal of Research in Indian Medicine, 4(03). Retrieved from http://www.ayurline.in/index.php/ayurline/article/view/366


Vitiligo is a common autoimmune disorder that causes pigmentation over body. It is of great socio-medical importance. Due to melanocytes deficiency, white spots appeared on body. It can be correlated with Shvitra or shweta kushta in Ayurveda. Due to side effects and limitation of the modern contemporary practice, there is need to find some harmless and effective medicines from Alternative medical sciences. Vitiligo have major impact on quality of life of patients, many of Vitiligo patients feel stigmatized and depressed by their condition. Ayurveda has great potential to treat such autoimmune skin diseases. In Ayurveda treatment of shvitra kushta is sharir shodhana i.e. panchkarma and shaman chikitsa. Here a case of 14 yr old female patient of vitiligo treated with Ayurvedic management which include procedures like vamana, virechana etc and oral medication like arogyavardhini vati, vidangarishta etc and local application.

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