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Ayurvedic bio-cleansing method (Panchakarma) for management of skin conditions: Evidence Based Practice
Introduction: Ayurveda is a traditional healing system with over 2,000-years of documented history. It has been suggested that Ayurveda can complement, supplement, and even provide alternatives in certain conditions to conventional management of skin diseases, thereby enhancing the quality of life, achieving progression-free survival, or reversal of the disease. This work is aimed at reviewing the research pertaining to the Ayurvedic bio-cleansing methods (Panchakarma) in the management of skin disorders.
Key Words: Ayurveda, bio-cleansing, Panchakrma, Skin Conitions
Anupama Kizhakkeveettil - Professor and Program Director Ayurvedic Medicine - Southern California University Of Health Sciences
Dr. Kizhore Patwardhan - Professor - Banaras Hindu University