Skin is the largest organ of our body. It separates the internal body part and protects from bacteria and viruses and regulates body temperature. Some common but important skin problems are as follows.
Types of Skin Diseases
Acne (तारुण्यपिटिका )
Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. Acne most commonly appears on your face, neck, chest, back and shoulders. Acne can be distressing and annoyingly persistent. Acne lesions heal slowly, and when one begins to resolve, others seem to crop up.
Eczema (विचर्चिका )
It is a long term skin disease. The common symptoms are dry and itchy skin, rashes on face skin, elbows, knees, hands and feet.
Infections, stress, and allergic reactions to drug/food causes red and sometimes itchy bumps in skin.
Main cause is infection by bacteria. When bacteria gets into skin through cuts. Scratch or insect bite symptoms show red or pimple like sores surrounded by red skin.
All the skin problems are related to pitta dosha so the diet is mainly for controlling this dosha.
These medicines help to purify rakt dosha and decrease the pitta dosha and remove toxins from body. This helps to recover the skin problem.
Basic line of treatment for all skin problem is detoxification (dosha nirharan) with help of panchakarma like vamana, virechana and raktmokshan.
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