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Ayurvedic Management of Yuvanpidika: A Case Report

Dr Manoj Singh Baghel, Dr Punam Sawarkar, Dr J P Chourasia

Vol. 14, Jul-Dec 2022


The face is an essential part of the body, and who does not want to have a glowing face as we know the first impression is the last impression, and the face is the mirror image which shows the mental and physical status of the body. Yuvanpidika is a burning issue in youngsters and due to hormonal derangements, unhealthy food habits and deranged routine and occurs mainly in the age group between 15 – 30 years. Acharya Susruta has advised Vamana procedure along with Bahya Lepa and some Shaman Oousadhis, which really works in alleviating the disease and helps in regaining the fair complexion of the face. Acharya Vagabhatta added, showing resemblance with Salmali Kantaka Pitika having pain with Ghana pidika filled with Meda and named it Mukhadushika or Yuvanapidika. In the current single case study 25 Years old female patient, Vamana, along with Nasya, followed by Siravedha from Lalatapradesha, was advised. Shamana Chikitsa (Kaishor Guggulu, Mahamanjisthadi kwath1, Sarivadyasava and Local application with Vacha, Lodhra, Saindhava, Kustha and Kustumbru (Dhaniya) was also prescribed after Shodhana Chikitsa. In follow-up after six months, it was observed that there was no recurrence. In contrast, in modern counterparts, recurrence frequently occurs, so for the treatment of Mukhdushika, multifaceted Ayurveda treatment is found to have the upper hand with much fewer chances of recurrence.

DOI: http://doi.org/10.37648/ijrmst.v14i01.003

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