Kitibha(Psoriasis Treatment in Ayurveda)


Psoriasis is a type of Kushta (Vataja), it causes its vitiation in Pitta,  Skin, Blood, Muscle Tissues etc.

It starts with small papules and later there will be enlargement of silvery scales of the papule. It can appear anywhere in the body and mainly occur in Sacrum, Occipit, Elbows and Knees.

Bleeding occurs if the Scales are removed which will be pin point bleeding.


Shodhana is the main line of management (Elimination Therapy) like Virechana(Purgation), Raktamokshana (Blood Letting), Vamana.

Followed by which Snehna should be done with Tikta(Bitter) Drugs Medicated Ghee.

Externally Application of Some specially prepared oils are also having good results.


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