Adhyayan of Tvak Sharir W.S.R. to preventive aspects of Tvak Vikara through Ayurveda.

  • Priyanka Mestri Dr.
  • Manoj Jagtap Dr.
  • Kranti Metkar Dr.


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.

Author Biographies

Manoj Jagtap, Dr.

Asso. Professor, Rachana Sharir, YMTAMC, Kharghar.

Kranti Metkar, Dr.

Asso. Professor & HOD, Rachana Sharir, YMTAMC, Kharghar

How to Cite
MESTRI, Priyanka; JAGTAP, Manoj; METKAR, Kranti. Adhyayan of Tvak Sharir W.S.R. to preventive aspects of Tvak Vikara through Ayurveda.. Ayurlog: National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 5, sep. 2017. ISSN 2320-7329. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 19 oct. 2017.
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