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World Journal of Pharmaceutical
and Medical Research

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Medical Research and Technology
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
ISSN 2455-3301
IMPACT FACTOR: 4.639

ICV : 78.6

Abstract

EFFICACY OF DADRUHAR LEPA IN DADRU (TINEA) – A CASE STUDY

Dr. Shubhangi K. Thakur* Dr. Usha P. Deshmukh and Dr. Jyotsna Varshney

ABSTRACT

Skin diseases are common manifestation in present era and more so frequent in the elder age. The patients of skin disease are additionally prone to experience physical, emotional & socio-economic embarrassment in the society due to disfigured appearance. Normally 10 -15% of the general practitioners encounter with skin disorders in their day to day practice .Kustha a type of skin disorder mentioned in Ayurveda is a Tridoshaja Vyadhi where Rasa, Rakta, Mamsa and Ambu are the main Dushyas. Dadru (Fungal skin infection), one of the most common but miserable variety of Kushta affects the population of all the age group and stands as a challenge to different medical systems in spite of many advances. Dadru, is a Kapha Pitta Pradhan Vyadhi and the management of which includes Shodhana, Shamana and Bahiparimarjana Chikitsa among them Shamana measure in the form of Lepa has shown appreciable result in many prior research studies.dadru can be correlated with tinea infections. A 13 year male patient, was apparently healthy before 4 Months. He gradually developed itching sensation, multiple erythematous papulo vesicular lesions with Sharp boarder and central cleared round red color big patches in groin region. Later it spreads over thigh, genital and buttocks region associated with sleeplessness, treated with dadruhar lepa mixes with kanji for 1 month, improvements were noted in symptoms of itching, redness, vesicular patches.

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