EFFICACY OF VAMAN KARMA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF TARUNYAPITIKA/MUKHADUSHIKA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO ACNAE VULGARIS –A CASE STUDY
*Vd. Ashwini Anil Dravyekar and **Vd. Sunil A. Bhaskare
Journal Title:World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research
Background: Mukhadushika/Tarunyapitika is explained by Madhava
nidana in Kshudraroga. It is also called as Tarunyapitika. It occurs due
to kapha, vata, rakta dushti. According to modern it is related to Acnae
vulgaris. It is disorder characterised by chronic inflammation of
blocked pilosebaceous follicle. It predominantly affects teenagers.
Aim: To study the effect of vaman karma in mukhadushika
/tarunyapitika. Methodology: This study deals with a 20 year old male
patient having lesions consist of papules and pustules over face since 2
years. Patient have complaints of burning sensation and pain over face.
Patient was diagnosed as Acnae vulgaris and according to Ayurveda
mukhadushika /tarunyapitika. Treatment was given such as vaman
karma and shaman chikitsa. Result: Patient got symptomatic relief in
Tarunyapitika/Mukhadushika at the end of treatment. Conclusion: Vaman karma is found to be effective in the management of tarunyapitika/mukhadushika.