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A healthy skin is an asset to the body; your skin health says a lot about you. Nowadays society is more conscious about external beauty compared to internal beauty and also some professional fields they require good looking and charming beauty. Psoriasis is chronic disorder which is one of the burning issues having social importance. And it also has a negative impact on the physical, emotional and physiological well-being of the patient. The role of alternative medicines in psoriasis is for the shorter period of time with symptomatic relief only and they have their own side effects too. The Ayurvedic diagnosis is considered as Alasak Kustha, which is a Vata- Khapha predominant Kustha, having sign and symptoms similar to plaque psoriasis. Due to relapsing nature of this disease it needs long duration treatment. Panchakarma Therapies provides long lasting results by treating the disease and preventing reoccurrence. As the principle of treatment of all types of Kushta is Samshodhana along with Samshamana drugs, in this study, Vaman & Virechana was given followed by Samshamana drugs were given. Assessment of skin lesions were done at the end of treatment.
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