Introduction - Darunaka is a Kapalgata Roga in the opinion of Acharya Vagbhata and Sharangadhara, although Acharya Sushruta and other Acharya classified the disease as a Kshudra Roga. In Darunaka vyadhi, symptoms like Kandu (itching), Rukshata (dryness), twaka-sphutan (scaling), and Keshachyuti (hair fall) emerge as a result of the vitiation of the Vata and Kapha Dosha. Sarivadya Taila is used in the administration of Darunaka, according to Gadanigrahakara. Aim and objective – To study the therapeutic effect of external use of Sarivadya Taila as Shiroabhyanga with comparison to the external application of Gunja Taila as Shiroabhyanga in the management of Darunaka. Material and methods – total 76 patient of Darunaka were selected randomly, which is then devidede into two equal group i.e. 38 patient in each group. Giving intervention by Sarivadya Taila Shiroabhyanga for group A and Gunja Taila for Group B for 30 days treatment and followed up taken for post therapy 30 days. Analysis of all patient were done and after that result and conclusion were drawn. Result and Conclusion – Sarivadya Taila and Gunja Taila both are effective in the management of Darunaka to reduce the sign, symptoms i.e. Kandu, Keshachyuti, Rukshata, Twakasphutana. On the basis of overall percent relief, Sarivadya Taila external application as Shiroabhyanga has found more effective than that of Gunja Taila external application as Shiroabhyanga in the management of Darunaka.
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