Author(s): GodaraSunita, Sharma Anita, Gothecha V.K.
Allergy or altered immune response is one of the harmful effects of the immune system. There are many types of itchy skin allergies and rashes. However, not all rashes that itch are related to skin allergies. The atopic dermatitis, urticaria, contact dermatitis is the most common types of allergic skin rashes. There is no direct reference of allergy as such in classical Ayurvedic literature, but Ayurveda has explained various types of diseases or symptoms (Asatmya, Viruddha and dushivisha) that are similar to allergy .Altered immune response or ojovyapad finds intrinsic and extrinsic causes in Ayurveda. One among is dushivisha. The references regarding dushivisha point out that it can generate similar harmful effects as that of hypersensitivity reactions. In the management of this disease two kalpityogas are selected on the basis of it actions (Kusthgna, Krimgna,Shothhar,Kandugna,Twachya, Tridoshahar, properties) immunomodulation (Oral) and to suppress allergic activity(oral &local), respectively. In the present study, tablets Aller -16 has been selected for oral route and Glowshine pack have been selected for local use. Internal medication (Ghanvati) provides very good result in symptoms Of Itching, redness, shotha (inflammation), wheal formation, shonit dustilakshan, hyper-pigmentation etc. by improving immunity. External application of lepa provides better relief in Burning or Acne formation.