Psoriasis Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, AYUVEDA Remedies through panchakarma
Psoriasis is quite common disease affecting around 20% of the population although people with very mild symptom may not be aware they have it. Psoriasis can arise at any age of 20 − 60 years and for both genders.
Psoriasis occurs when immune system over reacts causing prolonged inflammation of skin. This condition is neither infectious (do not spread from person to person) nor does it affect their general health.
Psoriasis can be co−related to kitiba kusta as per ayurveda, caused by vitiation of vata and kapha doshas. The vitiated doshas affects the skin and blood tissue.
It takes 27 days for skin to replace itself with new matured skin cells. But the region of skin affected by psoriasis, skin replaces itself within 3−4days with plenty of immature skin cells forming thick psoriatic patches.
Ayurveda says: the vitiated vata dries the water element of skin and also initiates rapid growth of skin tissue. Vitiated kapha dosha causes itching on affected skin.