Psoriasis Cure By Neem And Other Herbs - Dr. Vikram Chauhan - Md (Planet Ayurveda)
Interviewer: Hi Dr. Vikram how are you?
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: I am fine thank you.
Interviewer: Dr. Vikram I have heard lot about this Psoriasis, so what is this Psoriasis?
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: Psoriasis is actually a chronic condition of the skin where you will find large size red and white skin patches. Also silver color patches specially on extensor sides on the back and back of elbow. Some time in the scalp also and on rare cases found on forehead also.
Interviewer: What is Psoriasis?
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: Psoriasis is skin disorder with unknown causes according to modern science the cause is not known it is auto immune disorder. But in ayurveda all skin disorders are due to karma. Especially these skin problems are related to karma theory. It is an effect of your bad karma in your previous birth that what ayurveda says. Moreover consuming lots of food which is acidic or toxic in nature, too much of non-vegetarian diet, alcohol, packaged, frozen food having food all the times.
Interviewer: So due to bad food habits are the major cause of this psoriasis
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: Yes accumulation of toxins in the body.
Interviewer: Symptoms you already told
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: Symptoms are like itchy skin and scaly , slivery big patches. They itch and are difficult.
Interviewer: Is there any cure for this in ayurveda?
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: Yes Psoriasis is curable in ayurveda and it is called EKKUSTHA in ayurveda. 20 types of skin diseases are described in ayurveda and psoriasis is one of them which ayurveda have put in curable diseases list.it is one of diseases which are cured with difficulty in ayurveda. Some herbs or combination of some herbs are given in this. Results start coming in 6 months. Visibly when you give Ayurvedic herbs you can see results within 1 month in 15-20 days we see some differences. And using herbs for 6 months you see major changes. Herbs mainly used in the Treatment of Psoriasis are neem.
Interviewer: So what are the ayurvedic herbs that are used to cure Psoriasis?
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: Ayurvedic herb like I told you neem is very effective in treating Psoriasis we use Neem Capsules, some other herbs bitter and blood cleanser we are using. And also we use combination of herbs specially this Navkarshik Churna. I am using combination of 9 herbs along with neem capsule
Interviewer: What are other herbs which you are using.
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: Other herbs are like Manjistha, vacha, Daruhaldi, giloy and Navkarshik contain all these herbs.
Interviewer: Other than Navkarshik there are other preparations
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: I give so many medicines like Arogyavardhani, Kutki I use to cleanse the liver and liver is good for removing the toxins from the system giving very good result.
Interviewer: Generally the treatment last for how much time?
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: As I told you previously it takes about 6months to 1 year but results are visible within 15-20 days of the treatment.
Interviewer: As you told its very itchy condition so anything to apply?
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: Ya I recommend some soap. Some oil, some ointment also. Which are herbal ointments.
Interviewer: So it can be cured with these local applications
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: Yes, it can be cured.
Interviewer: Previously you told about some bad food habits so what should be the food habits what should be avoided?
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: It is a good question you have asked. Mostly patient have to change his diet shifting from acidic to alkaline diet is very important. Consuming bitter foods like pumpkin, bitter gourd, gourds, turnip juice of reddish, carrot and avoiding sour fruits like orange, lemon all citrus fruits should be avoided. Yoghurt should be avoided and pomegranate juice should be avoided all those citrus fruits should be avoided. Soft drink should be avoided. And patient should avoid acidic dirt and should shift toward alkaline diet.
Interviewer: Like diet we can modify so lifestyle should be changed
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: In lifestyle sleep is very important and sleeping in time is very important. Breathing exercise are very important. Doing pranayama in the morning is also very helpful
Interviewer: Ok thank you very much Dr. Vikram and telling us about psoriasis condition and its treatment in ayurveda. Thank you very much.
Dr. Vikram Chauhan: Thank you.