Ayurvedic management of diabetic wound: A case study

Authors

  • Smitha Cheke

Keywords:

Diabetic foot ulcer, dusht vran, wound healing

Abstract

Diabetic patients are vulnerable to develop non healing ulcers. Treatment modilities like conservative, good diabetic control, wound toileting seem to be incomplete by looking at prevalence rate of amputation in diabetic patients. This case management of diabetic foot ulcer in 65 years male. Complete wound healing was achieved in 30 to 40 days with unit healing time (UHT) of 5.88 days/cumm. Local cleaning by Triphala Kwatha has showed antimicrobial effect which augmented the healing process while Vranshodhak Taila  application enhanced tissue debridement. Internal Ayurveda medication like Arogyavardhini vati and Rakta pachak yog with pathya-apathya (prescribed diet and regimen) pacified vitiated kapha-vata pradhan Tridosha and enhanced tissue rejuvenation and repair by their pharmacological properties.

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Published

2024-02-12

How to Cite

Cheke, S. (2024). Ayurvedic management of diabetic wound: A case study. Journal of Ayurveda and Holistic Medicine (JAHM), 12(1). Retrieved from http://jahm.co.in/index.php/jahm/article/view/1260