A Pilot Study On Role of Ayurvedic Drug In The Management of Kitibha-Kushtha W.S.R To Psoriasis

DOI: https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2021.4908


  • Khushwant Joshi Associate Professor, Kaya-Chikitsa Department, Punjab Ayurveda Medical College & Hospital, Morjhandkhari, SriGanganagar(Raj)
  • Diksha Khathuria Lecturer, Stri-Prasuti Vibhaga, Madan. Mohan. Malviya. Govt. Ayurvedic College, Udaipur(Raj)




Psoriasis, erythematous, macules, kitibha-kushtha


Psoriasis is common non-infectious skin disease but it has become one of the most challenging diseases in 21st century. The impact of the disease is on the quality of life because of its association with social impact. Frequency, persistence and recurrent nature are the three main problems while treating Psoriasis. It is a common, chronic and non- infectious skin disease characterized by well-defined slightly raised, dry erythematous macules with silvery scales and typical extensor distribution affecting any sex & having incidence at any time throughout the life. The holistic approach of Ayurveda management of diseases is key for present scenario. The present study was planned for betterment of the patients suffering from the psoriasis and to avoid the adverse effects of the drugs used in the modern medicine. So, a pilot study on role of ayurvedic drug in the management of kitibha-kushtha w.s.r to psoriasis has been planned and executed. Patients were advised to take Khadir-Karvellakadiyoga (hypothetical) orally and apply Gandirikadi Taila locally. Results were assessed on the basis of improvement in the objective and subjective symptoms and highly significant results were found.


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Joshi, K., & Khathuria, . D. (2021). A Pilot Study On Role of Ayurvedic Drug In The Management of Kitibha-Kushtha W.S.R To Psoriasis: DOI: https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2021.4908. International Research Journal of Ayurveda & Yoga, 4(9), 59-67. https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2021.4908