Highlights of disease
Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder. Characterized by dryness, itching, scaling and redness of skin, Psoriasis may be localized or may involve the whole body. It generally occurs due to inappropriate lifestyle, addictions, excessive chemical based medications and may also be genetic.
According to Ayurveda, this occurs due to dominance of Vaata Dosha/Pitta Dosha/ Kapha Dosha and Aama Dosha. It is termed as Kushtha.
- Ayurvedic internal medications along with local applications are advised after understanding the case in detail.
- Snehana, Swedana, Basti, Virechan, Vamana, Raktamokshnana, Lepana, Udvartana are some key Panchakarma treatments which may be performed as per necessicity under strict medical supervision.
- Avoid having diet that increases Vaata Dosha and Pitta Dosha like Curd, Bakery Products, Fermented foods, oily food, outside eatables, spicy food etc. Do regular exercise and Yoga. Maintain proper hygiene. Avoid taking hormones and steroids.