Dustha Vrana is long standing ulcer with profuse discharge and slough, where removing the debris and enabling drug to reach the healthy tissue is more important. Hamsapadi is advised by Nighantukaras in the treatment of Wound. The same is been followed by folklore practitioners for the management of wounds. The study is taken to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of the drug Hamsapadi patra kalka alepa in the management of Dushta Vrana vis a vis Non Healing Ulcer.
Subjective parameter like pain, itching, burning sensation and Objective parameter like size of wound, Discharge, tenderness, smell and granulation tissue and floor, length, depth and width were observed in Control and Trial groups. Above all criteria were statistically significant in trial group except itching, discharge and smell. The leaves of Hamsapadi (Adiantum lunulatum) in the form of Paste for the management of the Dushta Vrana showed Statistical significant results.