Abstract

Shwetapradar i.e leucorrhoea, also known as vaginal discharge is one of the major problems encountered in gynaecological practice. It is a very common condition that has been experienced by most women of all ages especially in child bearing or reproductive age. It may be due to various causes like Pelvic inflammatory disease , fungal infections, cervicitis, anaemia, diabetes etc. The disease mainly has complaints like yonistrav, yonikandu, yonishula, katishula. Usually its a non-pathological symptom secondary to inflammatory conditions of vagina or cervix and wants no medical interventions but it is significant if it is profuse, foul smelling, chnged in its color and consistency and blood stained. The white discharge is however caused by the presence of infection in any of these tissues and a variety of other factors. Bahya and abhyantar chikitsa  are described in ayurveda. In ayurved , metal based preparations that is bhasmas are indicated for the treatment of several gynecological diseases . According to Rasa Tarangini, Jasad bhasma in management of shwetapradar for its properties.


KEYWORDS: Shwetapradar, yonigatastrav , yonikandu , jasad bhasma .