Year : 2013 | Volume : 32 | Issue : 6 | Page : 32-
OA03.09. Effect of local application of swetaaparajita moola & chitraka moola along with Ewe's milk on vitiligo (switra) in children
Sharvari Deshpande, U Shailaja Rao
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Ayurveda College and Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India
Purpose: To find the efficacy of local application of Swetaaparajita moola & Chitraka moola along with Ewe«SQ»s milk on vitiligo (switra) in children. Method: All the patients were given classical Virechana with 20 gm. Aragvadha phalamajja, after performing Pachana with Trikatu churna, internal Snehana with Moorchita goghruta, Abhyanga with Moorchita tilataila as per classical method. Then treated group patients were treated with local application of Swetaaparajita moola & Chitraka moola along with Ewe«SQ»s milk, while placebo group patients were treated with arial roots of Vata (Neghrodha) on lesion once in morning & then exposed to sunlight for 15 min. for period of two months. All the patients in both groups were given khadiraodaka to drink. Result: The two months treatment statistically significantly increased the number of black spots in the lesion on an average by 31% and improved the colour of the patches towards the normal on an average by 38.33% while there was 19% reduction in size of the patches. Conclusion: The effect of the trial drug was seen significant in increasing the black spots and alteration in color, but reduction in size was comparatively less.