Erythema Dyschromicum Perstans Treatment in Ayurveda


Erythema dyschromicum perstans is an infrequent skin condition in which hyper-pigmentation of the skin takes place. It is also known as ashy dermatosis because of the ash-grey colour of macules and it could vary in shape and size. It occurs mostly in adults but may be seen in children of any age. Aetiology is unknown. The lesions are presented in areas in which the neck, limbs, face and trunk are included. It affects both genders but females are more affected than males and is usually seen before the age of 40. In this article, we will discuss the causes, symptoms and treatment of erythema dyschromicum perstans.

Erythma Dischromicum Perstans (EDP)

Introduction of Erythma Dischromicum Perstans

Erythema dyschromicum perstans is a form of macular hyperpigmentation of the skin that presents as round to oval or grey patches on the face, neck, and trunk.

Causes of Erythma Dischromicum Perstans

  • Cosmetic allergy
  • Viral infections
  • Genetic susceptibility
  • Toxic effects of chemicals
  • Whipworm infestation
  • Drug ingestion
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy

Symptoms of Erythma Dischromicum Perstans

  • Irregular patches
  • Patches are symmetrically or unilaterally distributed
  • Macules are gray, brown and blue
  • Painless patches but sometimes cause itching and discomfort in some cases
  • Macules present on the face, neck, trunk and limbs

Diagnosis of Erythma Dischromicum Perstans

Erythma dischromicum perstans can be diagnosed according to your signs and symptoms. It is quite difficult to diagnose because many of these features are present in other skin diseases. A skin biopsy may reveal the diagnosis in well-established patches.

Treatment of Erythma Dischromicum Perstans

There is a following treatment which is only used to reduce the appearance of macules

  • Exposure to ultraviolet radiation
  • Topical steroid
  • Chemical peels
  • Pigment laser
  • Corticosteroid

Ayurvedic Aspect of Erythma Dischromicum Perstans

In ayurveda, Erythma dischromicum perstans can be associated with vata and kapha dosha which are responsible for skin pigmentation Vata and kapha dosha vitiation leads to vyang roga.


क्रोधायास प्रकुपितो वायुः पित्तेन संयुतः।

सहसा मुखमागत्य मंडलं विसृजत्यतः।।

नीरुजं तनुकं श्यावं मुखे व्यङ्गं तमादिशेत।। (सु. नि. १३/४५-४६)

According to Acharya shushruta, vayu vitiated by anger and exertion then combined with pitta and produces a pain-free circle from the region of the mouth, which is called vyanga.

Causes of Vyanga Roga (Erythma Dischromicum Perstans)

  • Excessive intake of things which are involved aggravates Vata and Kapha dosha.
  • Excessive sunlight exposure
  • Excess anger
  • Excessive hard work
  • Excessive intake of heavy, oily, salt and cold foods.
  • Viral infections
  • Genetic susceptibility
  • Cosmetic allergy

Symptoms of Vyanga Roga (Erythma Dischromicum Perstans)

  • Discolouration of skin
  • Mild burning sensation
  • Itching
  • Bluish black discolouration
  • Redness of skin

Treatment of Erythma Dischromicum Perstans

According to Planet Ayurveda, to treat any disease the proper diet, daily lifestyle and Ayurvedic medication is important for better results without any side effects under the guidance of a doctor. There are some formulations of herbal remedies for the cure of Erythma dischromicum perstans. It is given below with ingredients that are used in these remedies.

Herbal Remedies for Erythma Dischromicum Perstans by Planet Ayurveda

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  1. Gandhak Rasayan
  2. Kaishore Guggul
  3. Gleaming Skin, Hair, Nails Formula
  4. Youth Restora Capsule
  5. Manjishtha Capsule
  6. Recumin GelHerbal Supplements for Erythema Dischromicum PerstansBuy Now: Herbal Products for Erythema Dischromicum Perstans

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1. Gandhak Rasayan

Gandhak rasayan is a herbal tablet which is formulated by planet ayurveda by using shuddha gandhak (purified sulfur). It is helpful in skin diseases. It reduces redness and itching. It pacifies all three doshas which are vata, pitta and kapha. It also purifies blood which helps in recovery from skin disease. It fights against various kinds of allergies. It is an immune modulator and contains antimicrobial properties. It is very useful for skin diseases, bleeding disorders and urinary infections. It has anti-ageing properties. It reduces the macules.

Dosage- With plain water 2 tablets twice daily after meals.

2. Kaishore Guggul

Kaishore guggul is a polyherbal tablet which is formulated by Planet Ayurveda by using Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Shuddha guggulu (Commiphora mukul), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), Black pepper (Piper nigrum), Long pepper (Piper longum), Vidanga (Embelia ribes), Red physic nut (Baliospermum montanum) and Indian jalap (Ipomoea turpethum). It helps reduce inflammation. It also acts as an antimicrobial and antibiotic herb. It removes the harmful toxins from the body. It maintains the healthy circulation of blood in the body. It has antibacterial, antifungal and antipyretic properties.

Dosage- With plain water 2 tablets twice daily after meals.

3. Gleaming Skin, Hair, Nails Formula

Gleaming skin, hair, nails formula is a polyherbal capsule which is formulated by planet ayurveda by using Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Pitpapda (Fumaria officinalis), Sariva (Hemidesmus indicus) and Ghritkumari (Aloe barbadensis). It pacifies pitta and kapha. It is a booster of the hemopoietic system that improves the complexion and is a blood purifier and a detoxifier. It helps in recurrent skin infections like pigmentation anomalies and leucoderma. It helps to gain luster and glow to the skin and aids to remove pimples and discolouration. It is also indicated in boils urticaria, pimples, psoriasis and eczema. It is also an immune modulator, an antioxidant, a restorative tonic and a rejuvenator.

Dosage- After meals, 1 tablet twice daily.

4. Youth Restora Capsule

Youth restora capsule is a polyherbal capsule which is formulated by planet ayurveda by using Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri), Grape seeds (Vitis vinifera), Green tea (Camellia sinensis) and Cow colostrum (Bovine colostrum). It contains antioxidants which decrease the risk of skin cancer and prevents the skin from free radicals. It helps in maintaining good skin health and acts as an antioxidant and helps in flushing out all the toxins from the body.

Dosage- After meals, 1 capsule twice daily.

5. Manjishtha Capsule

Manjishtha capsule is a single herbal capsule which is formulated by planet ayurveda by using Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia). It helps in detoxifying the blood in the body and removes all toxins from the body and gives clear skin. It also acts as an immune regulator. It contains antioxidants or astringent properties.

Dosage- After meals with plain water, 1 capsule twice daily.

6. Recumin Gel

Recumin gel is a polyherbal gel which is formulated by planet ayurveda by using Curcumin (Curcuma longa), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Jyotishmati (Celastrus paniculatus), Jasmine (Jasminum officinale), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Sesame (Sesamum indicum), Coconut palm (Cocos mucifera), Jeevani (Leptadenia reticulata) and Gel base. It helps maintain healthy skin. It contains antioxidant and antimicrobial properties.

Method of application- Wash the area and then let the area dry after that apply the gel twice daily.

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Erythema dyschromicum perstans is a form of macular hyperpigmentation of the skin that presents as round to oval or grey patches on the face, neck, and trunk. It is difficult to properly cure but in ayurveda, by using multiple herbs we can fade the patches and scars without causing any side effects. In planet ayurveda, there are herbal remedies made by using multiple herbs under the guidance of MD ayurvedic practitioners without any preservatives.

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