In Ayurveda, all concept of disease, Dosh, Dushya, Nidan, Chikitsa are very specific and clear. In skin disease, Ayurveda has its own concept of treatment which is very beneficial and results are seems to be wonderful. Skin is a protective layer of the body work as covering. Any impairment of body can reflect over the skin. In Ayurveda Prabha of skin is due to Bhrajak Pitta. All skin disease comes under Kushta Roga and Switra is one of them. Switra is mention in Kushta Roga Chikitsa where white patches appear on the whole body or a local region. In modern medical science it comes under vitiligo .Vitiligo comes under a cosmetic disfigurement of skin and 1% of total world population affected by it. Here is an attempt to establish the concept treatment of Switra trough Ayurveda and cupping therapy.
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