AYU (An International Quarterly Journal of Research in Ayurveda)

CLINICAL RESEARCH
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 163--168

Clinical efficacy of Apamarga Kshara Yoga in the management of Shvitra (vitiligo)


Hasmukh R Jadav, R Galib, Pradeep Kumar Prajapati 
 Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Hasmukh R Jadav
Ph.D. Scholar, Department of RS and BK, IPGT and RA, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar - 361 008, Gujarat
India

Introduction: Vitiligo is a progressive, idiopathic, pigmentation disorder of the skin, characterized by hypopigmented patches. This condition is compared with Shvitra in Ayurveda. Many Ayurvedic drugs are beneficial in such cases and Apamarga Kshara Yoga is one among them. Aim: To evaluate the efficacy of Apamarga Kshara Yoga in Lepa and ointment forms in the management of Shvitra. Materials and Methods: Total 50 patients of Shvitra were randomly grouped into two. Patients registered in Group A (n = 25) were treated with Apamarga Kshara Yoga Lepa and Group B (n = 25) with Apamarga Kshara Yoga ointment for 2 months. Rasayana Churna (3g) along with Honey and Ghee was given twice daily internally in the both groups. Results: Significant improvement was found in the symptoms of Shvitra with treatment in both the groups. The difference in between the groups was statistically insignificant. Conclusion: Both forms of Apamraga Kshara Yoga are effective in cases of Shvitra and can be good alternatives for contemporary medicines.


How to cite this article:
Jadav HR, Galib R, Prajapati PK. Clinical efficacy of Apamarga Kshara Yoga in the management of Shvitra (vitiligo).AYU 2015;36:163-168


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Jadav HR, Galib R, Prajapati PK. Clinical efficacy of Apamarga Kshara Yoga in the management of Shvitra (vitiligo). AYU [serial online] 2015 [cited 2021 Apr 12 ];36:163-168
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