ROSACEA

Rosacea is a common skin disease characterised by redness all over the skin.Middle aged light skinned women are at greater risk of incidence. Heredity,smoking,alcoholism etc. pose threats to the development of this disease. The aetiology of this disease is yet to be discovered and is assumed to be caused due to contributing factors from both heredity and environmental aspects. A number of attributes like negative emotions, exercise, cosmetic products, spicy foods, alcohol, temperature extremes, and certain drugs can trigger flare up of this disease.Dr.Gupta’s IAFA is the best Ayurvedic destination for the management of skin ailments like Rosacea and many similar conditions.

SYMPTOMS

  • Small , pus filled ,swollen red bumps over face
  • Tender, hot facial skin
  • Redness especially on central part of face with dilated blood vessels over nose, cheeks
  • Dry, irritated, swollen eyelids
  • Bulbous appearance of nose usually referred to as rhinophyma.

DIAGNOSIS

It is usually clinical based on history of complaints and examination  of skin.

COMPLICATIONS

  • Affecting eyes (OCULAR ROSACEA) and nose (rhinophyma) have to referred to medical intervention at the earliest.

PREVENTIVE MEASURES

  • Identifying and avoiding triggering factors is the most important measure to be taken by prone individuals
  • Minimum exposure to sunlight, wind, extreme climates 
  • Abstaining from irritant cosmetic products can help to put a check on the situation.

Dr. Gupta’s Institute of Applied Food Allergy® is the best Ayurvedic destination for the management of skin ailments like Rosacea and many similar conditions”.

Add rejuvenation to your skin through completely natural Ayurvedic solutions!!!

 

-Allergist, Dr. Sahil Gupta

Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine & Surgery
Master’s in Health Administration

Diet in ROSACEA

PATHYA (DO’s) in ROSACEA

  • Avoid exposure to sun ,extreme weather ,wind etc
  • Follow personal hygiene, low carbohydrate, and light vegetarian food.

APATHYA (DONTS’s) in ROSACEA

  • Avoid yougurt,sheeled fish ,chocolates,jaggery ,non veg foods

YOGA THERAPY

  • Trikonasana
  • Bhujangasana
  • Janu sheershasana
  • Uttanasana

PRANYAMA

  • Sitaali 
  • Kapalbati

MUDRA THERAPY 

  • Brahma mudra
  • Prana mudra 

AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT

Rosacea can be correlated to Charmadala , on of the 11 types of kshudra kusta mentioned in Ayurveda classics. Charmadala is characterised by redness (raktha) ,itching (kandu) , pustules (spotam),pain (ruk), tenderness(sparsha asaha) . It is caused by vitiation of pitta and kapha dosha.

TREATMENT PRINCIPLE

  • Pitta kapha hara chikitsa 
  • Shodana therapy 
  • Use of sheeta virya (cold potency) drugs.

PURIFACTORY TREATMENT (SHODANA)

  • Virechana (Purgation) – Manibadragulam
  • Patolamuladi kasaya

EXTERNAL APPLICATION

  • Shatadouta grita

REJUVANATION THERAPY (RASAYANA)

  • Madhusnuhi rasayana

Article Written By: Dr. Sahil Gupta, Ayurvedic Allergist

Frequently Asked Questions

Question) What is Rosacea?

Answer) Rosacea is a common skin disease characterised by redness all over the skin.

Question) What is the major symptomof Rosacea?

Answer) Small pus filled swollen red bumps over face is the major symptom of rosacea.

Question) Is there any Ayurvedic remedy for Rosacea?

Answer) Yes, Ayurveda have successful measures in the management of Rosacea.

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