Management of Kadara (Corn) By Agnikarma - A case report

  • Rupesh Sonam BAMS Intern, Department of Shalya Tantra, Ayurveda Campus & Teaching Hospital, IOM, TU, Kathmandu , Nepal
  • Bijendra Shah Teaching Assistant, Department of Shalya Tantra, Ayurveda Campus & Teaching Hospital, IOM, TU, Kathmandu , Nepal
  • Raj Kishor Sah HOD, Department of Shalya Tantra, Ayurveda Campus & Teaching Hospital, IOM, TU, Kathmandu , Nepal
Keywords: Agnikarma, Ayurveda, Corn, Kadar.

Abstract

In Ayurveda, Agnikarma refers to application of heat on the affected part and Kadar (Corn) is the hard thickening, hyperkeratosis of skin in sole, palm due to constant pressure and repeated minor trauma. Here, we apply agnikarma for the management of Kadar as per the Acharya Sushrut has described Kadar as Kshudra Roga in Sushrut Samhita Nidana Sthana addhyaya -13 and in Chikitsa Sthana addhyaya -20 which can be related to Corn as per modern science. A 33 years of women presenting with complain of multiple painful lesion in right sole from 10 year came in OPD. We diagnosed it as Kadara (Corn). Agnikarma was done by Panchadhatu shalaka, partisaran followed by bindu pattern with the tip of shalaka. By the application of Agnikarma patient got relieved only on 1 week. Due to its no reoccurrence chance, it is the best treatment for the Kadara (Corn).

Published
2019-07-08
How to Cite
Sonam, R., Shah, B., & Sah, R. (2019, July 8). Management of Kadara (Corn) By Agnikarma - A case report. International Journal of AYUSH Case Reports, 3(2), 188-191. Retrieved from http://ijacare.in/index.php/ijacare/article/view/96
Section
Case Reports