CLINICAL EFFICACY OF VIRECHANA AND SHAMANA SNEHAPNA IN EKA KUSHTA W.S.R TO PSORIASIS Ã¢â‚¬â€œ A RANDOMIZED TRIAL
Dr. Prarthana T.*, Dr. Veena G. Rao and Dr. Aruna
Psoriasis is a chronic, non-infectious inflammatory dermatosis characterized by well-demarcated erythmatous plaques topped by silvery scales. High variability and unpredictability is the hallmark of this chronic affliction. It can be correlated to Eka kushta based on signs & symptoms. The present study was carried out by placing patients randomly into 2 groups comprising 20 each in virechana group and shamana sneha group. The response to the treatment was recorded and therapeutic effects were evaluated by PASI. The results revealed that Group A(virechana) showed better results than Group B(shamanasneha).
Keywords: Psoriasis, Ekakusta, Virechana, Shamanasneha.
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