Abstract

Tvak(skin) is the largest organ of the body and one among the panchagyanendriya. The primary function of this organ is touch sensation i.e. sparsha dnyana. It also has a great cosmetic value.


Now a day most of the people are suffering from one or more skin diseases. Improper life style, use of chemical cosmetic products, pollution, busy &stressful life are the causes for skin diseases. It may affect people of all age groups i.e. from neonates to elderly person.   


Dinacharya, Rutucharya, Sadvritta, Viruddha aahara are some of the unique measures mentioned by ancient aacharyas for prevention as well as cure of skin diseases.


For e.g: - Abhyanga-By application of oil daily twak prasadana occurs at the same time it provides relief from the diseases occur due to dry skin.


Literature review of the above concepts was taken from Brihat trayee & measures for prevention of skin diseases were studied.