Efficacy of Bhallataka Vati and Jivantyadi Lepa Administered after Virachana in Psoriasis (Ekakushtha)
AbstractKanani and Gurdipsingh (2018) studied the effect of Panchatikta Ghrita administered orally in increment dosages as a part of Virechana as well as of Virechana Karma performed thereafter and reported that Panchatikta Ghrita provided very mild relief and Virechana Karma gave mild relief to the patients of psoriasis. In the present study after Virechana Karma, Bhallataka Vati was administered orally and Jivantyadi Lepa was applied externally on the lesions for two months. The results of this study showed that the therapy provided significant relief in signs and symptoms as well as n clinical tests and provided complete remission to 20% patients, marked improvement to 30% patients, moderate improvement to 40% patients and mild improvement to 10% patients. None of the patients remained unchanged. Key Words: Psoriasis, Ekakushtha, Bhallataka Vati, Jivantyadi Lepa, Virechana
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