EFFECT OF LEPA CHIKITSA IN AVARANAJANYA VATA VYADHI - CASE REPORT
Dr. Shashikiran and Dr. Kavitha Prasad*
In Ayurveda Ruk/ Ruja is symptom always associated with Vata dosha. Vata prakopa is generally caused by two specific reasons Datukshaya and Avarana. Here we report a case of 65 year old female patient who was suffering from pain in low back and lower limbs for the past 10 years. The case was diagnosed as Kaphavruta Vata and treated according to line of avarana where Agnichikitsa lepa and Dashamoola niruha basti were given along with oral medications. The patient showed significant improvement in her symptoms in short span of time with limited treatment.
Keywords: Dhatukshaya, Avaranajanya ruk, Agnichikitsa lepa, Upashaya.
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