Evaluation of the Effect of Kusthaghnamahakashaya in Psoriasis
Karab Ali and Bishnu Prasad Sarma
Journal Title:International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Human suffering can arise from disability, discomfort or disfigurement. Skin disorders involve all these three. All the skin disease in Ayurveda has been described under the board heading of kustha. Kitibha can be compared with the disease Psoriasis of modern medical science. Psoriasis is an immune mediated genetically determined common dermatological problem which affects skin, nail, joints flexures and folders of the body. Psoriasis impacts on the psychological and social aspects of life mainly because of its visibility. The trial drugs i.e. KusthaghnaMahakashaykwath was given 40 ml twice daily orally and the result was taken after 60 days of treatment after three follow-ups.