Is ghee good for psoriasis?

Is ghee good for psoriasis?

A preliminary clinical study showed that high doses of medicated ghee decreased serum cholesterol, triglycerides, phospholipids, and cholesterol esters in psoriasis patients.

What should we eat after Snehapana?

Snehapana acharika vidhi (the diets and regimens to be followed during and after the snehana) is advised to follow during the period of snehapana. Rice gruel can be consumed whenever the patient feels hunger till the procedure ends. The dose is calculated based on the time taken for digestion of ghee.

What is Snehana?

Snehana, or Oleation Therapy, is one of the most important therapies that prepares the body to receive specialized Panchakarma treatment. It involves the application of medicated oils, ghee and herbs to the body internally and externally for three to seven days.

What is Purva Karma?

Purvakarma is derived from the words Purva (Foremost) and Karma (Action). It is the first set of actions that are taken ahead of a Panchakarma therapy, and lasts for three to seven days. At this stage the body is prepared for treatment by loosening toxins and excess doshas.

How much weight lost after Virechana?

After Virechana, there was a decrease in the body weight by 9.70%, BMI by 6.64%, waist circumference by 5.06%, hip circumference by 4.17%, waist–hip ratio by 1.40%, serum triglyceride was reduced by 22.45% and fasting blood sugar was reduced by 14.95%, which were statistically highly significant at P < 0.001 [Table 1].

What should we eat during Snehapana?

It is advisable to prepare porridge with brown rice, which has adequate amount of protein. Brown rice cooked in the green gram broth can also be consumed. Those who are incompatible to rice, cooked plain oats can be taken.

Who is known as the father of Ayurveda?


Maharshi Charaka
Born Charaka c. 100 BCE Ancient India
Died c. 200 CE
Known for Charaka Samhita
Scientific career

When did charaka born?

300 BC