Ayurved Treatment protocol in the management of Twakavikar (Psoriasis) - A Rare Case Report

  • Shrinivas Gujarwar Professor and Head, Dept of Shalya tantra, Shri Krishna Govt. Ayurved College & Hospital, Kurukshetra, Haryana. India
  • Vidula Gujjarwar Professor and Head, PG Dept of Rognidana & Vikriti Vigyana, Chaudhary Brahma Prakash Ayurved Charak Sansthan, Khera Dabar, New Delh
Keywords: Ayurveda, Twakavikar, psoriasis, autoimmune disease


Psoriasis is a long-lasting autoimmune disease characterized by patches of abnormal skin. These skin patches are red, dry, itchy and scaly. A 45 years old female patient came to outdoor patient department with complains of  Skin disease, itching all over body, discolouration, watery purulent discharge over Rt. Elbow joint since last 8 years on & off, associated symptoms were Constipation and Insomnia. but severity observed since last 2 years. She had taken treatment from various doctors & skin specialist along with steroids but she didn’t get relief. A case was diagnosed as Twaka Vikar (psoriasis) with Kaphavata dominant & started Ayurved medicines on 5/09/2018 for a week and assured for observation of any changes occurred in strav(discharge), shula (pain), kandu (itching). After one week of treatment itching is very much reduced, pus discharge was completely gone and no constipation, also sleeping absolutely well after many years. She was successfully managed with Ayurvedic treatment including internal medication & some external therapy for 7 days.

How to Cite
Gujarwar, S., & Gujjarwar, V. (2018, September 29). Ayurved Treatment protocol in the management of Twakavikar (Psoriasis) - A Rare Case Report. International Journal of AYUSH Case Reports, 2(3), 51-55. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.52482/ijacare.v2i3.51
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