Skin disease Treatment

Everyone wants to have a beautiful skin. But unfortunately several people suffer from different skin disorders. The most common of these are acne, eczema, psoriasis etc

According to Ayurveda all the three Doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) are involved either solely or in combination in different conditions. The Dhatus (tissues) that are involved are Rasa (plasma) Rakta (blood), Lasika (lymph) and Mamsa (muscle). As the disease progresses more tissues or Dhatus may get involved.


Ayurveda talks about various causes of skin diseases. Some of them are listed below:

    • Intake of food articles of opposing qualities. Eg yoghurt and fruit, dairy products and sour fruits

    • Suppressing any natural urges.

    • Physical exercises after a heavy meal

    • Travelling or going out in sun after a heavy meal

    • Excessive intake of food articles like yoghurt, slat fish, sour foods etc

    • Improper application and administration of Panchakarma (Ayurvedic detoxification).

    • Receiving massages and oil therapy while Ama is still present in the body.

    Ayurveda has systematically described and categorised skin disorders as follows:

    • Maha Kusthas: Major skin disorders. These are seven in number.

    • Kshudra Kusthas: Minor skin disorders which are eleven in total.

    • The above division is based on the pre-monitory symptoms, main symptoms and signs, a