World Journal of
Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
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Abstract

MANAGEMENT OF VISARPA (HERPES ZOSTER) IN AYURVEDA

Dr. Shilpa P. N.* and Dr. T. D. Ksheersagar

ABSTRACT

Skin being the largest of all organs is an insulating shield guarding the body against extremes of temperature, damaging sunlight and harmful chemicals making a human presentable. Herpes zoster is more common in people with diminished cell mediated immunity with Indian incidence of 2-6% per 100 population. Its presentability matches those features of visarpa vividly explained in Ayurveda. Its features being agnidagdavat sphota which are anunnata, with vedana daha and jwara.Treament of the same is explained both in the Samhitas and in the later texts that mainly focuses against the dushta pitta and rakta. Thus all measures that tackle the pitta and rakta like virechana kashaya, raktamokshana, lepa, can be adopted for the treatment of visarpa according to the stage and need.

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