Acne Vulgaris (Yowan Pidika)

Acne Vulgaris On Human BodyDefinition of Acne Vulgaris (Yowan Pidika) — This is a problem which is encountered by almost everyone at the time of adolescence. Its prevalence is similar for both sexes but the peak age of severity for males is from the age of 17 to 19, and for females it is 16-17. However, sometimes a person may experience the problem at an elder age too.

There are many factors responsible for acnes occurrence, but behind every factor there is only one cause and that is chronic inflammation of blocked pilosebaceous follicles (mainly hormonal imbalance). According to Ayurveda it is known as yowan pidika and it is vat and kapha, two main doshas, that are responsible for this problem. In a healthy human body increased vat with the combination of kapha affects ‘rakt dhaatu’ (blood), which in its turn leads to impurification of blood later on and creates this problem.

Ayurveda can help you to solve the problem by home remedies:

  1. Aloe Vera PlantA paste of multani mitti with curd and lemon juice effective therapy for this problem.
  2. Juice of wheat grass.
  3. Paste prepared with powder of turmeric mix it with honey or water is also very effective and useful home remedy.
  4. Coconut oil help to get relief in itching problem.
  5. Paste prepared with ‘chiroji’, ‘masoor’ and ‘sarso’ is also works effectively on acne.
  6. Drinking Aloe Vera juice works as blood purifier to get relief in acne by internal healing.

Therapeutical Preparations

Panchtikt Gugglu Ghrit 1 Tablespoon with milk Once a day
Arogyavardhini Vati 1 Tablet Twice a day
Trifla 1 Tablespoon At bedtime with Luke water
Khadirarisht 2 Tablespoon medicine + 2 Tablespoon water Twice a Day

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Note: All medical preparations should be used under supervision of a medical practitioner.

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