Lichen Planus

Lichen planus is a Pitta disorder which causes lichen like patterns and lesions on the skin and in the mouth. People having this symptom are sensitive to pitta type or acidic substances such as tamarind, garlic, hot tea and green chillies.

People having lichen planus may be susceptible to other substances as well as Pitta dosha reduces immunity.

Case Study 1

A woman of 71 years came with symptom of Lichen Planus, hip and knee pains

Case Study 2

A 25 year man came with a complaint of heat in the body and Lichen Planus

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Case Study 1

Main Complaint: Lichen Planus, Hip and Knee Pains

Diagnosis:
Root cause identified:

Sama pitta with Kathinyam and ushnam in conscious mind is indicating anger from judgment.
Sama kapha in analysis is indicative of hurt feelings.
Sama pitta with teekshnam and ushnam in Tejas indicates anger from judgment.
Nirama vata with teekshnam and ushnam in sleep and dream states indicate erratic dreams. Rarely speaking in sleep.
Sama kapha with kathinyam and ushnam in liver indicates non-alcoholic fatty liver with increased liver metabolism which is the cause of skin conditions of itching, rash, and urticaria.

Vata dosha observations:

Sama kapha in large intestines has replaced vata and is causing low bowel pressure.
Sama vata in lungs is causing low lung pressure.
Nirama vata with gurutvam and picchilatvam in heart indicates weak heart muscles.
Sama vata with kathinyam and ushnam in kidneys indicate increased uric acid levels and high blood pressure.
Nirama vata with gurutvam and sthoulyam in dosha circulation indicating stiffness and vata dosha spreading and affecting the weak parts of the body.

Pitta dosha observations:

Sama pitta in conscious mind, Prana and in tejas indicating anger from judgment.
Sama pitta with teekshnam and ushnam in shukra dhatu (nape of neck) causing sharp shooting pains in cervical region and in shoulders.
Sama pitta with teekshnam and ushnam in shukra dhatu (mid back) indicates pain and suffering in relationships.

Kapha dosha observations:

Sama kapha with kathinyam and ushnam in liver indicates non-alcoholic fatty liver with increased liver metabolism which is the cause of skin conditions of itching, rash, and urticaria.
Sama kapha in sadhaka pitta indicates unhappiness from unfulfilled desires.
Nirama kapha with teekshnam and ushnam indicates lack of quality hunger.
Nirama kapha with kathinyam an ushnam in small intestines causing slow digestion and fermentation of of foods.

Vikriti indicates Vata Pitta dosha with Kathinyam and ushnam replacing Vata.

Comments

Patient had taken allopathic and Ayurvedic medications earlier but did not get relief. She is yet to start therapies and medications.

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Case Study 2

Main Complaint: Lichen Planus, Body Heat

Diagnosis:
Root cause identified:

Vata Dosha observations-
Nirama kapha in large intestines with kathinyam and ushnam indicates low apana vayu activity. This causes apana vayu to move upward and Prana vayu will get affected. Prana vayu functions in chest, neck and head. Emotionally, it indicates fear and insecurity.
Nirama kapha moving into nirama vata with kathinyam and ushnam indicating dryness of mucosa in lungs. This will manifest as dry cough.
Nirama vata with kathinyam and ushnam in pericardium indicates fear and palpitations.
Ojas has nirama vata with kathinyam and ushnam indicating hyperactivity in mind and disturbed sleep due to unrelated dreams
Analysis in the mind has nirama vata and is influenced by teekshnatvam and ushnam indicating anxiety causing anger
nirama vata in gall bladder with kathinyam, teekshnatvam and ushnam will cause sprains in neck and probably cervical pains in future
sama vata with teekshnatvam, ushnam and kathinyam in spleen indicating increase of pitta dosha in blood, affecting skin, eyes, hair, resulting in symptoms such as hair fall, burning sensation in eyes, skin disorders such as sensitive skin (affected by pitta dosha) including itching, rashes and psoriasis
Sama vata with teekshnam and ushnam in kidneys indicating increased uric acid in kidneys and non-absorption of proteins and fatty acids in bowman's capsule causing tightness in muscles
Sama vata with teekshnam and ushnam in small intestines indicating symptoms such as sprue and irritability in bowels and sharp shooting pains and radiating pains in low back

Vikrti indicates -
Vata Pitta dosha

Comments

The patient is yet to begin treatment and therapy with us

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