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Next topic of discussion: Management of Mukhadushika (Acne vulgaris)..#ayurvedic approach
92140: I have some experience with purodil and akpre with some good result.
Dr. Samir Suneri: Jalauka avcharan is nice in some cases.
Vd. Binal Jagani:
Mukh lepa - dashang lepa +vacha+ lodhra+ Arjun +yashtimadhu. Apply twice in day also give maha manjisthadi kashay ( nagarjuna pharma - Kerala) 2 tsp twice in day , before meal.
Anand Javeri: It is said that after bathing if we wash our face with cold tap water, it prevents acne.
Vd. Sandeep J. Prasad: Salmali kantak powder lep is also benefits.
Dr. Sheetal Sumra: First rule out it's pittaj tarunaya pitika or vataj tarunaya pitika then accordingly line of treatment changes.
Dr. Suyog Kulkarni: Arogyavardhini 500 mg thrice, Anantamool ghanawati 400 mg thrice with Manjishthadi kadha (freshly boiled) give good results. For local application , traditional Ubatan works wonders.
Vd. Khyati Jariwala: I m using face pack made from yashtimadhu, lodhra, dhanya, haridra, manjishtha n dhanyak.it gives excellent result. some times I also give clarina facewash of Himalaya. Orally I give neem panchang vati - 2 bd N mild laxative.
Dr. Madhuri Patil Chaudhari: Dashang lep - With lemon juice n honey mixed to make lepan 30 mins then wash off with warm water.
Vd. Avni Kaneria: Locally application - aamalki + lodhra + vacha + yashti Madhu with mild laxative nd jaloka avcharn also give good result.
Vd. Kirti: 1) Raktapachaka 2)Gandhaka Rasayana 1-1-1 3) Jingishardi2-2-2 (Agasti pharma) 4)Avippatikara vati or Swadishta virechana churna, Local application of kumkumadi ointment. Gives best result.
Vd. Dhruti Nirav Bhatt: Kishor guggul, Arogyavardhini vati, Swadist virechan.
Face pack: Shalmalikantak Manjistha+Loddhra+Vacha+dhanyak
Sometimes I Suggest Neem patra lep. Kaph prakop then give Sitopaladi churna.
Dr. Devesh Kumar: How can differentiate acne on the basis of tridosha.
Dr. Madhuri Patil Chaudhari:
Vataj -blackish dryness more stinging sensation. Blackheads whiteheads.Irritation but not much itchy. Mostly fungal infections.
Pittaj -full of drava or exudates reddish inflamed and dah or burning sensation abscess like appearance mostly due to bacterial infection.
Kaphaj -little hard mass to touch, itchy or kanduyukta. No pak cyst like appearance. Mostly due to saamta, rasdhatu dushti pradhan.
Roughly as per dosha pradhanta.
Dr. Devesh Kumar: Vataj is due to fungal infection den line of treatment?
Shri Minoo parabia: Borash for external applications. Prickle of Salmali or Madanfal abraded with lemon juice and applied on acne. Internally , Mahamanjishthadi kadha freshly decocted.
Vd. Sandeep J. Prasad: I also seen good results of face pack of jamun guthali powder mixed with gulab jal.
Dr. Madhuri Patil Chaudhari: Neem patra powder or methi powder. Lemon juice multani mitti facepack. Fresh juice of aloe vera with haridra or ambehalad powder applied for 5 mins only. Sometimes not tolerated well by sensitive skin people, so have to use judiciously.
Dr.Hemangini Thaker: Locally application Purodil Gel very good results.
Dr. Arvind Shahane: Which PHARMA purodil gel?
Dr.Hemangini Thaker: AIMIL pharmaceutical.
Dr. Madhuri Patil Chaudhari: Arogya vardhini, triphala ghrut,
Dr. Rachana Mumbai: Washing the face with chana dal powder gave excellent results to one of my friend. Generally acne is caused due to oil retention over skin, chana dal has the property of drying so that helps to prevent it.
USA Gary Yuen: It is traditional to scrub with Chana and haldi. Is there a reason Chana is used over other dal? Why not mung, would it be more cooling?
Vd. Tanuja Gokhale: Ideal is Red lentil flour ie Masoor Dal flour which is said to be varnya ie which enhances complexion. But red lentil flour is hardly used in cooking. Gram flour is used commonly n is gd as a scrub being dry in property so its widely used. Ideal use of ubtan is after snehan ie oil massage to remove the extra oil.
Dr. Madhuri Patil Chaudhari: Yes masoor best. Does cause dryness like chana with long term use. Masoor dal + a little mahamanjishthadi oil +kala namak or epsom salt or soda bicarb a pinch, best cleansing n moisturizing.
USA Gary Yuen: Manjistha and turmeric are also among best for acne, yes?
Dr. Sujata Vaidya: Acne is a problem starting with hormones and indigested foods. Unless both are dealt with, all treatments are superficial and temporary.
Dr. Devesh Kumar: So how to deal with it?
Dr. Sujata Vaidya: One of the therapies i found useful is as follows:
For girls: Aelo Vera, Morrings leaves.
For boys: cow ghee.
For both in addition: Teach them how to chew food before eating. Water, water and water. Turmeric, Kruminashak, Jamun and draksha based Fruit seeds and the benefits of sweating. In addition besan आम्बे haldi and cucumber paste for affected skin separately. These kids have a major problem with hygiene in private parts and the rash on thighs back bums that is not seen or told.
Dr. J. T. Contractor: If a good regular laxative is taken by any sex can solve acne problem easily try it to trust.
Vd. Pankaj Chhayani:
➡complete bowel evacuation in morning,
➡ get up early in the morning
➡don't touch the pimple
➡ don't look in mirror frequently
➡intake of cow ghee in sufficient quantity
Plus medicaments which have suggested by experts.
Vd. Kundan Gadhavi: arjuna+lodhra+vacha face pack for acne
oil and cream will trigger it, best is aloe Vera gel as moisturiser
proper cleaning of face. Correct hormonal imbalance and menstrual irregularities , in girls with pcod acne is most common.
Vd. Dhruti Kagrana : Klinoderm cream-depsonspharma also give good result.
Vd. Bhavesh Thakkar: Arjuna-Vacha-Lodhra – lepan, Triphala Guggulu, Kaishora Guggulu.
Germany Helga Fuchs: Acne is a problem starting with hormones and indigested foods. unless both are dealt with, all treatments are superficial and temporary.
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Dr. Malathi Arjun: Kumkumadi tailm, Wash with triphala water, Manjishtadi kashayam.
Dr. Shantanandkumar: Samudra phen paste application.
Dr.Pratibha Knere: Mahamanjisthadi kadha, tab sukshma triphala two tds, arogyavardhini two tds, majnjisthadi oil or kumkumadi oil for local application - apply any lepa with contains mulatani mitti- Twice a week - gives good results.
Vd. Manhar Prajapati: Avoid frequent use of mirror. According dosha laxative like triphala or swadistavirechan will work, kaisgorggallu, any raktprasadan treatment work in major case can Jaloka also work, vaman as panchkarma for kaph dusti.
Dr. Shubhanda Gunjal: Digestion plays an imp role in acne vulgaris. Internally triphala churn 1 tsp + shankhbhasma 1/4 tsp + sitopaladi 1/2 tsp bd for 7 days. Along with mahatiktat ghrut as anupaan works well.
Dr.mittal Thacker: In many cases mukhdushika is due to krumi. so first krumighna chikitsa nd then we can use rakta suddhikar nd varny chikitsa. Sometimes it occurs due to hormonal imbalance then treatment should be like shatavari..
Dr.Girisha Prashant Deore: Shalmali kantak & jayafal lep for local application. Tab sukshm trifala 1 bd. Tab aarogya vardhini 2 bd. Erand oil 2 tsf with water once in week at night. wash face with trifala kwath or churn daily. mahamangishthadi kadha 2 tsf daily.
Dr.Pratibha Knere: Pl suggest your choice of Drava as krumighana and rakta shuddhitara.
Dr. Malathi Arjun: Haridrakhand also helps.
Dr.mittal Thacker: Vidangarishta- I use mostly after that switch to mahamanjishta or sarivadyasav..
Dr. Dilip Nalage: Arogya vardhini 500 mg b.d., Sookshm trifla 500 mg b.d., Gandhak rasayan 500 mg b.d. all empty stomach with warm water, Maha manjishtadi kadha 20 ml b.d. after meals with equal quantity of warm water, Purodyl gel (aimil) for local application.
Dr. Malathi Arjun: Gandhak rasayan which pharmacy?
Dr. Dilip Nalage: Dhutpapeshvar
Dr. Ujwala Said: Blood purifier 2-0-2(i am using on and on product).
1)Triphala pill 500 mg ( 7 time bhavitha ) 1 t.i.d can be reduced to 1 H.s when symptom subsides 2) Sarivadyasava 25 ml t.i.d 3) arogya vardini rasa 1 t.i.d 4) multani mitti along with rose water for face pack and when dried removed 5) drink 1.5 - 2 lt of water ( hot water preferable) avoid spicy; oily ;deep fried dishes and look for any dandruff complaints if it is present treat along with it 6) gram flour should be used for face wash no any cream or soap are preferred.
Vd. Shrinidhi: Within 15 days symptoms start subsiding but blackheads may require few more months to attain normalcy.
Dr. Supratim Bir: Acne vulgaris is swabhabaja vyadhi. If the lesions get infected then only interventions needed. Apart from this balancing of pitta-vata axis through diet n medical assistance showed good feedback in occurrence of acne.
Dr.Vidya Pradhant: Phaltrikadi kadha 20 ml empty stomach, Mahamanjishtadi kadha 20 ml vyan udan kal, Vidangarishta 20 ml swapna kal. If skin is oily, apply face pack of kumari + neem + multani mitti + chandana. If dandruff is there use Amalaki tail for application on hair. If Mukhadushika related to menses problem , use Kumari Asava 20 ml Apan kal.
Vd. Pritam Bharat Veer: For Mukhdushika , if the pt has h/o Amlapitta then , raktshudhikar + pittashamak aushadhi + pachak. I give Avipattikar + kamdudha + praval + duralabha+ ananta + Raktapachak along with mahamanjishthadi kadha. But if proper mukhdushika where there is kaf dushti is main reason then kafghna aushadhi along with Vaman is beneficial.
Lep - lodhra + Vara+ Ananta+ Yashti work good.
Compiled by: Vd. Dhruti Kagrana