A single case study of Charmakila (warts) treated with Agnikarma

  • Dr. Sushma C. Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, Sri Kalayraveshwaraswamy Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital and Research Center, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Dr. Shankar S. Professor, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, Sri Kalayraveshwaraswamy Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital & Research Center, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Dr. Shailaja SV Professor, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, Sri Kalayraveshwaraswamy Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital & Research Center, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
Keywords: Warts, Charmakila, Kshudra Rogas, Agnikarma, Lekhana, Ropana

Abstract

Warts are widespread in the worldwide population. Although the frequency is unknown, warts are estimated to affect approximately 7-12% of the population. In school-aged children, the prevalence is 10-20%. An increased frequency also is seen among immunosuppressed patients and meat handles[1] and it is more common in both men and women. Charmakila which is more common skin disease, mentioned under Kshudra Rogas in our classics. There are many treatments in other sciences where rate of recurrence is more. This article highlights the treatment of Charmakila by the Ayurvedic line of treatment i.e., Agnikarma followed by Lekhana and Ropana Dravya application.

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How to Cite
Dr. Sushma C., Dr. Shankar S., & Dr. Shailaja SV. (2020). A single case study of Charmakila (warts) treated with Agnikarma. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 5(04), 407-411. Retrieved from https://www.jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1007
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