GARA VISHA MANIFESTATION IN SKIN: A CLINICAL CASE STUDY

Dr. Hema A. G., Dr. Sharon Jose, Dr. Ambili T. S., Dr. T. S. Krishna Kumar

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The article is meant to explain the Gara visha involvement in day to day activities through a case study. The changing life styles, fast food consumption, adulteration in commodities, use of pesticides and other pollutants led people to be exposed to toxins which are the major causative factors for ill health. These harmful resources results in exogenous and endogenous toxicities considered as Gara visha.

A male patient aged 46 years complaints of itching, scaling, redness on scalp since 4 months, after the use of a hair dye. IP level management was given at our institution considering it as Gara visha. The itching and scaling were reduced. Redness over the scalp diminished.

The symptoms manifested were similar to that of Siroabhyanga Garavisha adhishtana as per classics and the study revealed that Ayurvedic management was effective in diseases of contemporary world.

Key words: Gara visha, Hair dye, Siroabhyanga Garavisha adhishtana


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