Rosacea is an autoimmune inflammatory response marked by redness on cheeks and nose fragile blood vessels and pimples often associate in gender and age variations. The causative factors are sunlight and irritants sprays exectra. Being auto immune response with abnormality in blood vessels, Ayurveda concentrates treatment in blood purification with special emphasis to Pitta dosha. Medications in the form of decoctions help pacify the Pitta dosha (humour) responsible for exerberation thus bringing down the symptoms.
Lepa therapy or the external application controls the exerberation in the localised area giving the skin a shooting effect. After systematic treatment with immunomodulating medicines, external application and shodhana therapy (purifactory treatment) to avoid relapse. Ayurveda constitutes promising result by its strategy of bringing back skin conditions to stable state,where the environmental variations do not affect pathogenesis and relapse of Rosacea in susceptible individuals.
Scrupulous cleanliness of mind and body effects skin equally. The individuals are advised yoga lifestyle with congenial diet not exerberating the symptoms. A good quality sleep coupled with meditation, medicine, food and healthy regime for Seasons described in Ayurvedic treaties help control the seasonal outbreak of symptoms, to a satisfactory level. Practitioners patient rapport and an abiding faith in Ayurvedic healing payoff. The treatment modalities in Ayur Healthcare for Rosacea include :
Palliative treatment:- palliative treatment includes giving decoctions planned as per the body type, origin, racial(humoral)considerations with emphasis to body types explained in Ayurveda. The climate, strength of the patient ,digestive fire and age.Thus a perfect palliative regime with decoctions is continued for a regeneration period of skin.
Lepa treatment:- These are the external treatments done to relieve the symptoms. Ayurveda considers thick external coatings as hot, to the body.Thin coatings are on the other hand cool and pacify rakta ( blood) and pitta (humour) hence thin coatings with drugs which pacify Pitta and blood help control inflammation, itching and redness providing a golden complexion as described in the treatise are selected by the Practitioner.This cools down the skin and its hyper- response to the environment in mixed etiology.
Oleation therapy:- Oelation therapy aims at detoxifying the body calming down its auto immune response from within the body, This occurs as the tolerance of helper t cells to recognise body’s own antigens as safe goes out of order. oleation medicines penetrate deep inside, into the lymphatics. The antioxidants of medicine have unique antitoxin and free radical scavenging property the medicines are selected as per the permutations of doshas (humours) computed by the Practitioner. Oleation corrects the deficiencies of the body ,which guard health, it renews the body and its defence mechanism. This leads to a non occurrence of the disease after treatment. The tolerance of the cells responsible for positive immune response sets in and the patient experiences remission from the disease. Continuous history of curing ailments for thousands of years makes a wise patient select Ayurveda as a way of life there by experiencing its merits.