Author(s): Smitha B Nambiar
Psoriasis is one of the most common dermatological disorder and chronic skin disease in present days. The prevalence of the case is widely increasing due to stress improper diet habits, life style changes etc. Ayurveda includes all skin disease under kustu vyadhi prakarana. Ayurveda Acharyas has described that all kusta have tridosha involvement but the type of kusta depends on predominance of particular dosha. The causative factors, dietary restrictions, purificatory method or detoxification of the predominant dosha is very important in management of psoriasis where Ayurveda treatments are very successful.