Role of Virechana (Shodhan) and Shamana Chikitsa in Sheetpitta (Urticaria) – A Case Study

  • Santosh Girbide Professor and Head, Department of Rognidan and Vikruti Vidyan, R.A. Podar Medical (Ayu.) College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
  • Sunita Malewade MD (Ayu) Scholar, Department of Rognidan and Vikruti Vidyan, R.A. Podar Medical (Ayu.) College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
  • Sandip Kale Assistant Professor, Department of Rognidan and Vikruti Vidyan, R.A. Podar Medical (Ayu.) College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Keywords: Sheetpitta, Urticaria, Shodhan, Virechana,Trivritta-triphaladikashaya, Haridrakhand, Shaman, Sutashekhar Ras.

Abstract

In Ayurveda sheetpitta is described as Tridoshaj Vyadhi (Disease), but Vata andPitta dosha are predominant and Ras and Rakta are main dushya.A 38 years old male patient consulted in the OPD with following complaints- frequentepisodesof rashes on whole body associated with severe itching and burning sensation since 6-7 months. He was clinically diagnosed as chronic case of sheetpitta that can be correlated with urticaria.This case was successfully managed by Ayurvedic shodhana(Panchakarma) and shaman therapy.   The purpose of this case study is to demonstrate how shodhana(biopurifaction procedures) and shaman (palliative) therapy may help in treating inflammatory conditions like urticaria.

 

Published
2019-04-03
How to Cite
Girbide, S., Malewade, S., & Kale, S. (2019, April 3). Role of Virechana (Shodhan) and Shamana Chikitsa in Sheetpitta (Urticaria) – A Case Study. International Journal of AYUSH Case Reports, 3(1), 86-93. Retrieved from http://ijacare.in/index.php/ijacare/article/view/75
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Case Reports