Friday, March 09, 2012
URTICARIA - SHEETAPITTA
This is a vascular reaction of the skin characterized by the transient appearance of elevated patches which are redder of paler than the surrounding skin and often attended by itching. In Ayurveda this is called Shita pitta.
Allergens, taking cold bath immediately after exercise, when the body is hot , and mental excitement are the most important factors for the causation of this disease .Intestinal worms and exposure to the cold wind often cause Urticaria .these patches appear all over the body suddenly or gradually. There may be severe itching .The patient is usually constipated He may get attacks of cold, cough, bronchitis and stomach disorder.