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How can persistent pimples be treated in a 30-year-old woman through Ayurvedic approaches?


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Published At March 6, 2024
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Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

I am a 30-year-old woman dealing with persistent pimples, and I am interested in exploring Ayurvedic approaches to skincare. Can you provide insights into how Ayurveda addresses pimples, particularly in terms of balancing doshas like kapha? What Ayurvedic practices or remedies are recommended for maintaining clear skin, and are there specific dietary or lifestyle adjustments I should consider for a holistic approach to skincare?


I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries.

I have read your case details and understand your issues.

I am suggesting some Ayurvedic approaches to address your concerns. Acne and pimples are chronic inflammatory issues of the sebaceous gland, presented in the form of small eruptions. In Ayurveda, it is known as Mukhadushika or Yuvanpidika. Mostly, Yuvanpidika occurs due to the vitiation of Kapha and Vata doshas. In the case of Kapha dosha vitiation, Vaman Karma is recommended. Vaman Karma therapy is a part of Panchakarma therapy in Ayurveda.

I hope you are satisfied with my answer. For further queries, you can consult me at icliniq.

Thank you.

The Probable causes

The most probable causes of acne and pimples include irregular food habits, increased consumption of oily, spicy, and fried food, a lack of physical activities, low water intake, and hormonal imbalances.

Investigations to be done

Investigations to be conducted include FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone), LH (luteinizing hormone), AMH (anti-Mullerian hormone), thyroid profile, and lipid profile.

Probable diagnosis

The probable diagnosis is acne.

Treatment plan

The treatment plan consists of the following steps: Apply a paste made from sandalwood, coriander, turmeric, and arjuna mixed with curd and water. Wash your face with a decoction of Triphala and nimba. The application of Salmali powder lepa is also considered effective. Ayurvedic preparations such as Mahamanjisthadi Kashayam, Panchatiktam Kashayam, and Patolakaturohinyadi Kashayam are highly beneficial.

Preventive measures

Preventive measures include avoiding spicy and fried food, maintaining adequate hydration by drinking an ample amount of water, and engaging in regular physical activities.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai
Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Ayurveda Specialist

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