Management of Charakokta stravi vicharchika (Contact dermatitis) through Ayurveda Medicines- A Case Study
As per modern science Eczemas are type of dermatitis. Contact dermatitis is an inflammatory skin process caused by an exogenous agent or agents that directly or indirectly injure the skin. According to Ayurveda we can classify vicharchika (a type of Kushtha) into four type Charakokta stravi vicharchika, Sushrutokta shushka vicharchika, Bhelokta jeerna vicharchika and Kashyapokta aupasargik or Agantuja (infective) Vicharchika. In present case study the patient of contact dermatitis was treated as Charkokta stravi vicharchika with the Shaman chikitsa. A female patient of 45 ears age with blackish itchy lesion on right ankle since 1 month with fissuring, excoriation discharge was consulted OPD. The patient was diagnosis as contact dermatitis and was treated with Arogyawardhini vati (500mg TDS), Gandhak rasayan (500mg TDS), Krumikuthar (250mg at night), Triphala-nishottar (250mg at night), Mahamanjisthadi kadha (20 ml BD) and Herbal ointment (local application) for three months and patient got significant relief in signs and symptoms.
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