Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata

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Ayurvedic Name: Inderalupta | Responsible Dosha: Pitta & Vata

Ayurveda describes alopecia by use of terms such as “indralupt” “Khalitya” and “ruhya”. When there is a sudden loss of hair, it is considered as “indralupt”, while a long term hair loss is termed as “Khatilya”. It is believed that indralupt generally affects beard, while khatilya affects the scalp and when the entire body is affected, it is called “ruhya”.

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