Efficacy of Sarjadi Lepa Gutika and Terbinafine Ointment in Dadru (Tinea Corporis)
Keywords:Dadru, Sarjadi Lepa Gutika, Tiladi Churna, Terbinafine Ointment
The term 'Kushtha' can be referred to various skin disorders. 'Dadru' is a type of Kushtha. In Dadru there is pradhanata of Kaphaa nd Pitta Dosha. It exhibits clinical features of Kandu, Raga, Pidika ,Utsanna Mandala. On basis of clinical features Dadru is compared with Tinea by many scholars. Tinea is superficial fungal infection in which the fungi colonises dead keratinized epidermal tissues of skin, hair and nails and produces annular lesions over skin surface. Aim- Efficacy of Sarjadi Lepa Gutika and Terbinafine Ointment along with Tiladi Churna internally in Dadru (Tinea Corporis). Material and Methods – Study contains 60 patients of Dadru which were divided into two groups (3o in each group). In Group A (Intervention) Sarjadi Lepa Gutika for local application twice daily and Tiladi Churna 6gm at morning after meal for 30 days was given. In Group B (Experimental group) Terbinafine Ointment for local application twice daily and Tiladi Churna 6gm at morning after meal 30 days was given. Assessment was recorded on every 15th day (15th day, 30th day and 45th day). Result – Both the groups were equally effective in reducing Kandu, Raaga and Manadala utpatti. Conclusion – : Sarjadi Lepa Gutika is as effective as Terbinafine ointment in the management of Dadru (Tinea corporis) and it may prevent recurrence if combined with Tiladi Churna as Abhyantar Chikitsa.
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