Efficacy of Gandhakadi Vati (Orally) and Nimba-Karanja Malahara (externally) on the Patients of Psoriasis (Ekakushtha)

  • Kalpana Dhuri Shah Chief Consultant, Ayurveda Clinic, Wile Parle Bombay
  • Gurdip Singh Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Ayurveda Physicians & Surgeons (JAPS). Published by International-Academy of Ayurveda-Physicians (IAAP),7HB, Gandhinagar, Jamangar-361 002, Gujarat, India
  • Behera BS Senior Scientific Officer CSTT, HRD Ministry New Delhi



Eight patients of psoriasis (Ekakushtha) were treated with Gandhakadi Vati administered internally and simultaneously Nimba-Karanja Malahara applied externally for one month. The therapy provided significant relief in the signs and symptoms and complete remission to 12.5% patients, marked relief to 62.5% patients and moderate relief to 25.0% patients.

Key Words: Psoriasis, Ekakushtha, Gandhakadi Vati, Nimba-Karanja Malahara