Pigmentation

Pigmentation

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Responsible Dosha: Bhranjak Pitta

Skin pigmentation is irregular skin coloring which can be caused by changes in the skin melanin, vascular changes, or growth of foreign organisms on the skin. According to Ayurveda there are three basic body energy principal in our body (vata pitta and kapha). These 3 doshas divided in further 5 types to explains their role in our body. Pitta is composed of fire and water. There are five types of pitta & each responsible for a specific area of activity. Out of these five pitta one is known as bhranjak pitta present in the skin tissue, giving it color, temperature and aura. Environmental factor, life style and dietary habits imbalance the body pitta and aggravated pitta dosha creates skin related problems like pigmentation.
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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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