A Case study of Acne Vulgaris (Youvan Pidika)


  • Goyal D K
  • Bhawana Sharma
  • Pawan Garg




Youvan pidika, Upangas, Snehan karm, Virechan Karm, Sanshamn karm


Human faces express and represent their personality and wisdom. According to Ayurveda among the 56 Upangas  face is at the top so everyone and mostly youngsters are most cautious and careful about the beauty of face. Unfortunately skin of the face is affected by certain anomaly in adolescence age which is the golden and wonder period of life. If they find any spot or any minor ailment on face, they spend too much money for beauty purpose. In the present scenario of the people are very much conscious about their health as well as beauty and good looking. Face reflects the personality of person. It is saying that “Face is the index of mindâ€. In Ayurvedic texts Acne is termed as Youvan pidika,was very first described by Acharya Sushruta. Youvan pidika means that the disease almost takes place in young age. A great demand from Ayurveda in the field of cosmetology has been established due to its unique concept about beauty and effective, cheaper and long lasting beauty therapy without any side effect. In the present case study Virechan therapy is given to the patient after Snehan karmn followed by Sanshamn karm. Assessment was done after Virechan karm and after Sanshamn karm. A remarkable changes were found in various symptoms after assessment.





How to Cite

K, G. D., Sharma, B., & Garg, P. (2015). A Case study of Acne Vulgaris (Youvan Pidika). International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine, 6(4). https://doi.org/10.47552/ijam.v6i4.728