“The study of therapeutic effect of Snuhitailam local application in the management of Padadari (crack heels)” - A case study.

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Pallavi R. Parde

Abstract

Skin is the largest layer of our body which protects and shows shades of color of humans or any other creature on the earth. The most harshly and frequently used skin over body part is the sole of the foot, and it is also the most ignored skin part. Ayurveda is ancient science explained decades and is says that good foot/sole care lead to healthy eyes. Massaging ghrita over the sole of the foot helps in an increase in eyesight. Acharya Shruta explained a disease padadari (crack heels) under kshudra roga which includes symptoms like fissure’s and pain over sole/ heels3. He also explained chikaitsa of Padadari in brief. As Padadari is a vatapradhan roga it is important to treat vata and it is a locally affecting disease so local application medicine seems to be more effective. The best treatment for vata is tailam so by reference of Vaidya Manorama I took Snuhi tailam for study5. As it has ingredients like snuhiksheera, sarshap taila, saindhav which combinedly act as lekhana, snehana, vedanashamna and ropana. 

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Parde, P. R. . (2021). “The study of therapeutic effect of Snuhitailam local application in the management of Padadari (crack heels)” - A case study. Ayurline: International Journal of Research in Indian Medicine, 5(03). https://doi.org/10.52482/ayurline.v5i03.559
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