Category Archives: Dermatology

Skin Diseses and Alternative Treatments in Ayurveda

Psoriasis Management With Psora Capsule And Ointment

Psoriasis is a skin disorder driven by the immune system, especially involving a type of white blood cell called T cell. Normally, T cells help protect the body against infection and disease but in case of psoriasis, T cells are put into action by mistake and become so active that they trigger other immune responses, … Continue reading Psoriasis Management With Psora Capsule And Ointment

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Ayurvedic medicines- How are they formed?

Asavam and Arishtam Either decoction/ aqueous extract or fresh juice is made from the crude herb to which nutrients/ sweetners such as sugars like jaggery, honey or sugar, singly or wholly are added. To the resulting solution certain fermenting aids like Dhataki pusha etc and prakshepa choorna are mixed and kept it in a fermentation … Continue reading Ayurvedic medicines- How are they formed?

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Gulika/ Vati/ Vattu/ Tablets

The medicines from plant orgin, animal orgin and mineral orgin are collected, identified properly and cleaned. The ingredients for making powders are to be dried and pulverized separately and then homogenously mixed together and ground into the base as per the formula up to the proper consistency for making gulika. The medicines which require purification, … Continue reading Gulika/ Vati/ Vattu/ Tablets

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Choornam

The ingredients are collected, identified properly then cleaned and dried. Each of the ingredients is pulverised separately and homogenously mixed together as per the formula. These powders are used directly or with additives or used for making decoction according to the condition of patients and diseases.

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Kashayam ( Kwath/ Qwath)

As per the formula the herbs are collected, identified properly, then cleaned and the raw herbs for drying are to be dried. Weighed quantity of ingredients as per formula is made in to coarse powder, mixed with sufficent quantity of water well boiled and reduced to attain the proper specifications. This is properly preserved, tested … Continue reading Kashayam ( Kwath/ Qwath)

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Leham/ Rasyan

The new herbs are collected, identified properly, then cleaned and dried. Each of the ingredients for powdering is pulverised separately and homogenously mixed together as per formula. Prepare the kashayam( decoction) or swarasam ( juice) or with warm water, mix it with jaggery/ sugar or sugar candy and concentrate to required consistency. The powdered raw … Continue reading Leham/ Rasyan

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Medicated oil/ thailam/ coconut oil/ kuzhambu

Medicated thailam/ Coconut oil: The base of these preparations is either sesame oil or coconut oil. The process consists of addition of water extracts( kashayam), swarasa ( juice), kalka ( paste) subjecting the mixture prepared in a regulated temperature. The oils are prepared under the basis of reference texts. So the medicated oils having the … Continue reading Medicated oil/ thailam/ coconut oil/ kuzhambu

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Asavam and Arishtam

Either decoction/ aqueous extract or fresh juice is made from the crude herb to which nutrients/ sweetners such as sugars like jaggery, honey or sugar, singly or wholly are added. To the resulting solution certain fermenting aids like Dhataki pusha etc and prakshepa choorna are mixed and kept it in a fermentation vat for 30- … Continue reading Asavam and Arishtam

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Psoriasis- Ayurveda concept

What is Psoriasis? The name Psoriasis comes from the Greek word ‘Psora’ meaning ‘itch’, it is an inflammatory, skin disorder due to which, roughness and redness appears on affected areas, with fine silvery scales. It is not a contagious or an infectious disease but a life style induced disease. Causes; Symptoms; Remedies: – According to … Continue reading Psoriasis- Ayurveda concept

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Treat Psoriasis with Ayurvedic medicines

Psoriasis is an inflammatory, noncontiguous skin disorder due to which, roughness and redness appears with fine silvery scales. Psoriasis can be considered as a imbalance of Vata and Kapha doshas. Irregular food habits, consumption of foodstuffs that cannot be eaten together (E.g.: milk products with fish), excessive intake of yogurt, black gram, seafood, salted items, … Continue reading Treat Psoriasis with Ayurvedic medicines

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