Ayurvedic Management of Kikkisa (Striae garavidarum)

  • Rashmi Sharma Assistant Professor Department of PT & SR Dr. S.R. Rajasthan Ayurved University, Jodhpur

Abstract

The woman is most beautiful creation of almighty God. Woman is very conscious about their beauty. So when she sees any mark on the body, she becomes anxious. Ayurveda is an ancient science of indigenous medicine, it is not only a medical science but it is an art of living in human beings. Kikkisa is a one type of skin ailment that occurs during pregnancy and mentioned by various Acharyas under the heading of Garbhini Vyapada (disorders of pregnancy). Striae garavidarum especially appeared during second trimester of pregnancy and it may cause psychological distress in women. Bahya and Abhyantara Shamana Dravyas are used in the Chikitsa of Kikkisa.

References

1) Shastri,K.N., Charaksamhita, Vidyotini Hindi Commentary, published by Chaukhambha Sanskrit Sansthan, Varanasi, 2000, Ch.Sha.8/32,p.396
2) Kaviraj Atridev Gupta, Ashtanga Sangraha, Hindi Commentary, published by Chaukhambha Krishnadas Academy, Varanasi, 2005, Ash. Sang. Sha.3/9, p.282
3) Dr. Brahmanand Tripathi, Asthtangahrdaya, Nirmala Hindi Commentary, published by Chaukhambha Sanskrit Pratishthan, Delhi, 1970, Ash.Hri. Sha.1/58 p.1099
4) Dr., Bhela Samhita, Vidyotini Hindi Commentary, published by Chaukhambha Sanskrit Sansthan, Varanasi, 2000, Bha. Sha.8/6, p.108
5) Premvati Tewari, Ayurvediya Prasuti Tantra Evam Stri-Roga, Part I, 2ndEd., published by Chaukhamba Orientalia, Varanasi, 1999.Shashtamadhyaya.p.251-253
6) C.S.Dawn, Text Book of Obstetrics, Neonatology & Reproductive & Child Health Education, 6th edn.,Dawn Books Publishers,Kolkata,2004,p.66
7) D.C. Dutta, Text Book of Obstetrics,5th edn., Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Pvt.Ltd., New Delhi,2013,p.68
8) Sudha Salhan, Text Book of Obstetrics,1st edn., Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Pvt.Ltd., New Delhi,2007,p.365
9) Shirish N. Daftary, Nikhil S. Jani, Pre manual for undergraduates Obstetrics, 1st edn., Elsevier, New Delhi,2006,p.30
Published
2015-11-25
How to Cite
SHARMA, Rashmi. Ayurvedic Management of Kikkisa (Striae garavidarum). Research Journal of Phytomedicine, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 63-64, nov. 2015. Available at: <http://asdpub.com/index.php/rjp/article/view/250>. Date accessed: 25 june 2017.
Section
Review Articles

Keywords

Ayurveda, Kikkisa, Garbhini Vyapada, Striae garavidarum