Dadru is one of the common skin diseases mentioned in Ayurveda. In modern science, the clinical manifestation of Dadru is closely similar to local fungal infection which is affecting up to 15% of population.
Dadru is a Kapha Pitta Pradhan vadhi and the management of which includes- shodhana, shamana and bahyaparimarjana chikitsa. In Charaka Samhita Siddhisthana , Pachatikta PanchaPrasrutik Basti is specially indicated for Kushta vyadhi. Charaka has considered basti therapy as half of the treatment for all diseases. Basti is effective in treating the diseases of all strotasa. The present article an attempt to review the concept Panchatikta Panchaprasrutik Basti in the management of Dadru Kushtha.
Keywords- Kushta, Dadru Kushta, Basti, Panchatikta Panchaprasrutik Basti.
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